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The band has a history dating back to 1932 when it was officially founded by George Gibb Jnr. as Betteshanger Colliery Welfare Silver Band. Betteshnager Colliery Welfare Band play a number of concerts throughout the year at both indoor and outdoor venues, performing a varied repertoire for just about any occasion. The full band consists of approximately 26 members, depending on the music and percussion required.

If you are looking for a versatile, high quality brass band for your function or event, contact our Band Manager using the following email; or find our website


The band can also be contacted through their Facebook page

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Summer Season 2024 Performances

Sunday 5th May - Deal Bandstand 2.30 - 4.30pm

Sunday 18th May - Betteshanger Park Museum 3.00 - 5.00pm

Sunday 14th July - Deal Music Festival event with the Deal & Walmer Handelian Society - Betteshanger Sports Club  2.00 - 4.00pm

Sunday 28th July - Broadstairs Bandstand 2.30 - 4.00 pm 

Sunday 15th September - National Finals Cheltenham

Sunday 29th September - Deal Memorial Bandstand 2.30 - 4.30 pm

Sunday 10th November - Remembrance Service Dover Town Hall

Saturday 7th December - St Nicholas Church New Romney 7.00 - 9.00pm

Friday 13th December - Annual Club Christmas Concert

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