The Cobham Band returned from the annual SCABA (Southern Counties Amateur Band Association) Autumn Contest in Folkestone with a prize! The band played ‘Three Songs Without Words’ by Eric Ball and came third, winning the Bob Whitehouse Memorial cup.
The photograph above shows Musical Director Robin Langdon being presented with the cup by Andy Wilson, Chairman of scaba
The band said farewell to longstanding Musical Director, David Ruel. David has conducted the band for 8 years and left the band on a high note following a hugely successful concert with Nidaros band from Norway. Also leaving are his wife Jackie and son Matthew. The band presented a gift to David at his last rehearsal and congratulated him for the progress he has made with the band during this time.