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Agency:
Launceston Railway Silver Band
Agency Number:
Start Date:
01 Mar 1904
Description:
The Launceston Railway Silver Band was formed after a meeting of interested employees of the Railway workforce on Friday 1st March, 1904, where it was unanimously decided to form the Railway Brass Band. From a humble beginning, it was reported that by July 5th 1904, there was a compliment of 20 musicians in possession of a new set of Besson instruments which had arrived from the United Kingdom.
The Railway Band's aims and goals are to play music and perform for the public while creating an atmosphere that promotes friendship, pleasure and enjoyment.
Information Sources:
"A brief history of the Launceston Railway Silver Band"
Functions Performed:
Arts and culture
Series Created By Agency:
LMSS499 Records01 Mar 1904