St Albans Band are seen here in 1967 after purchasing their new uniform jackets and instruments with a grant from St Albans City Council.
Read more: Band Photograph 1967
George joined the St Albans British Legion Band in 1934, aged 12 on Tenor Horn. After service during the Second World War, George rejoined the City Band, and stayed there until 1971.
Read more: Memories from George Wright
Between 1934 and January 2003 St Albans City Band practised in a converted chapel on Sopwell Lane, one of the oldest parts of the city of St Albans, in the shadow of the Abbey. Owned by the band, the bandroom was for many years a final link with the bygone days of banding in St Albans.
These photographs were taken when the building was still in use by the band, on Friday 17th August 2001.
Read more: Our Old Bandroom
St Albans City Band was formed in 1892 and very quickly established itself as a force to be reckoned with in the contest field, going under the name of the St. Albans City Silver Prize Band.The picture to the left shows the Band in 1920.
Read more: 113 years-old and still going strong!
The band travelled to the National Brass Band Championships in September 2004 and competed in the Second Section finals, the first time since 1999 when the band took part in the Fourth Section finals at Nottingham.
Read more: National Championships - Harrogate 2004