Crawley Vanguard begins the march towards DCUK Finals

Musicians from all over Crawley are getting together to celebrate 30 years of marching and music excellence in Crawley. Members of all marching bands and drum corps from the past 30 years are getting together to form one massed corps. “The first rehearsal went so well, we want everyone who has marched or played an instrument in a Sussex marching band or drum corps in the last 30 years to get in touch quickly as places are filling up.” Enthused Mark Gasson, the newly formed leader of the Crawley Vanguard. “We are going to play at finals and our aim is to re-unite old friendships, make new friends and have lots of fun too.” 

Crawley Vanguard rehearse The 8 minute show is designed to be fun to play as well as entertaining for the crowd. We have 50 members so far, growing in each section, and we welcome anyone who would like to play in a one-off, never to be repeated show at finals this year. Do not worry about the level of ability required to make the grade, we are all in the same boat, learning, laughing and having fun is what we are all about.

We would also like to thank everyone who has worked hard to make this happen with the loan of instruments and equipment such as Legion Star and Guardsmen.

Feel free to contact me at any time if you are interested to get involved we will be delighted to hear from you.

Mervyn Murray
Assistant Corps Director
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27th April 2009



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