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Scones and Songs

Celebrate the glorious Summer and a marvellous British tradition at Canterbury Salvation Army!

On Sunday 23rd July, commencing at 5.30pm, we will be hosting ‘Scones and Songs’ – an afternoon of worship, music and concluding with a scrummy scone tea.

The Canterbury Salvation Army Band and Songsters will be taking part, providing vibrant and accessible musical items for all to enjoy. There will equally be the opportunity to unite in the singing of some great songs of praise!

We look forward to seeing you there!!

Exhibition celebrates 150 years of the Salvation Army

2015 is a big year for The Salvation Army. Across the UK and around the world, we are marking 150 years since William Booth founded the organisation, first known as the Christian Mission, and now working in 127 countries. In Canterbury, we celebrated the occasion with an exhibition, a birthday party and stand in the High Street! Carry on reading »

Cathedral Friends enjoy the music of the band

Canterbury Salvation Army Band enjoyed bringing their latest repertoire to an audience at the garden of the Deanery of Canterbury Cathedral this afternoon.

The Friends of the Cathedral were invited to the reception following Evensong, as part of the annual Friends’ Day, and our band provided music in a variety of styles. It is the second year that the band have been involved at this event.

We were fortunate with the weather, with the sun shining down in the Cathedral Precincts. Wisely, the band sat in the shade, ensuring we did not overheat! Carry on reading »

Audience appreciate Music for a Summer’s Evening

A good-sized audience came to our hall to listen to a concert of ‘Music for a Summer’s Evening.’ We promoted the event across the city, including posters in the High Street, and were rewarded with a crowd ready to hear what the Band and Songsters had to offer.

The Band’s latest repertoire – including pieces such as ‘Soli, Deo Gloria’, ‘Cairo Red Shield’, ‘Joshua, Fit the Battle’ and ‘Guardian of my Soul’ – was broken up by contributions from the Songsters who presented ‘The Pilgrim Song’, ‘Hymn to the Conqueror’ and ‘The Wonder of his Grace’, the latter two of which Carry on reading »