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                                                                                                                 Registered Charity No. 1101767

                         2019 Anniversary Concert Tour
                             Celebrating the 15th anniversary of the RAF Music Charitable Trust

         To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the RAF Music Charitable Trust,
         the charity presents a special concert tour with the Central Band of the                            Friday 17 May
         RAF, Band of the RAF College and Band of the RAF Regiment, along                         Grand Hall, Scarborough Spa
         with RAF Swing Wing and the RAF Squadronaires. Performances will
         take place in Scarborough, Newark, Doncaster, Weston Super Mare,                                  Thursday 23 May
         and uniquely in the cathedrals of Exeter, Chester and Sheffield, along
         with a series of three concerts in London.                                                   Palace Theatre, Newark
                                                                                                              Friday 12 July
         With its charitable objects to raise welfare funds through the
         performance of live music by Royal Air Force musicians, the charity                              Chester Cathedral
         organises fund raising concerts in locations where the bands                                 Saturday 21 September
         might otherwise not be able to perform. Through these concerts and
         the sale of RAF Music CDs and merchandise, the charity raises funds                              She eld Cathedral
         from which donations are also made to various RAF and other Service                           Wednesday 2 October
         charities. However, as RAF musicians routinely undertake
         deployments in support of H M Forces around the world, the charity                     Winston Churchill Hall, Ruislip
         also provides welfare support to personnel whilst deployed on ‘out of
         area’ operations.                                                                              Thursday 10 October
                                                                                                            Cast, Doncaster
         Following the appointment of Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Graydon
         GCB, CBE as its President in 2004, the RAF Music Charitable Trust                                Friday 25 October
         was established by Sergeant (Ret.) Malcolm Goodman MBE, who was                                   Exeter Cathedral
         then a serving member of the Band of the RAF Regiment, and also
         Public Relations and Marketing Manager for the RAF Music Services.                             Saturday 26 October
         In his role as Honorary Administrator, organising this concert tour he is         Winter Gardens, Weston-Super-Mare
         supported by two other former RAF musician trustees, Warrant Officer
         (Ret.)  Trevor McDonald and Sergeant (Ret.) John Baigent – all                                Tuesday 12 November
         veterans of the First Gulf War, having served together on active service               Winston Churchill Hall, Ruislip
         in Saudi Arabia during the 1991 conflict.
                                                                                                       Tuesday 10 December
         For further details and ticket information please visit the charity website            Winston Churchill Hall, Ruislip

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