Appeal for new members to join the Cannock Salvation Army brass band

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The Cannock Salvation Army is appealing for members to join the brass band to continue to inspire the community.

Band manager Dave Elliott and captain Lydia Bartlett

They welcome people of all different age groups and capabilities to join the band, who have been together for more than a year.

The band come together to practice on the last Friday of every month, at the church on Walhouse Street.

They also do a variety of performances throughout the year, and have recently collaborated with the Cannock Rock Choir in a joint Christmas performance.

Captain Lydia Bartlett, who is also the church leader talked about how the band was put together as a way to speak to the community through music.

"It's to bring a sense of togetherness and unity through music," she said.

She also mentioned that the band are a social group of people who love music and care about the community.

"We are a vibrant, fun loving group, all brass players are welcome," she added.

Beyond the band, the Cannock Salvation Army also does over 60s clubs, tots time for children under school age in term time, and an arts and crafts club every week as part of its community outreach work.

For more information on the Cannock Salvation Army and the band, their contact details are available on

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