The band turned up for a pre-carol service entertainment where we played a selection of carols prior to the main event. It is a lovely setting and we are always pleased to be involved in the community event every year. Well done all.
We would like to sincerely acknowledge the financial contributions made by individuals, families, and friends of St.Fachtna's Silver Band. Without your support, it's maintenance would be impossible.
If you would like to contribute to, or join the band, please contact us
Thursday, 5 December 2019
Carols in Skibbereen Town Saturday 30th November
The band turned up on Saturday 30th November between the showers to provide some entertainment in Skibbereen town before the lighting of the Christmas tree. Was the first outing for our new cornet player Benny. Well done to all involved.
Monday, 16 September 2019
Taste of West Cork Finale Sunday 15th September
The band played for the finale of the Taste of West Cork food fair in Skibbereen town. The were loads of stalls showcasing produce from around West Cork. We played our full programme which went down well with the crowd on the day.
Thursday, 12 September 2019
Baltimore Lifeboats 100th year Celebrations, Sunday 8th September
Our second engagement was on Sunday and saw us contributing to the 100th year celebrations of the Baltimore Lifeboats. Despite the rain the was a good attendance to see the new boat and enjoy the music on offer.
West Cork Forum, Saturday 7th September
We had a busy weekend in Baltimore. Saturday we played for the West Cork Forum for a Taste of West Cork. It was a lovely spot down in the Baltimore Harbour next to the sailing club and we tried some of our new pieces which worked very well as additions to our programme.
Monday, 26 August 2019
Cape Clear, Sunday 25th August 2019
St Fachtna's Silver band travelled to Cape Clear on Sunday to provide some entertainment to the local event that day. The weather was superb, there was a good crowd there, and some sea shanty's were performed in addition to our contribution. We hope to return again next year.
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