Town band plays in twin town

The band was pleased to see its concerts advertised in France.

The band was pleased to see its concerts advertised in France. - Credit: Archant

Bideford Town Band visited Landivisiau with the Bideford Twinning Association.

Bideford Town Band on the ferry as it made its way to Landivisiau.

Bideford Town Band on the ferry as it made its way to Landivisiau. - Credit: Archant

BIDEFORD town band has returned from a trip to Landivisiau with the Bideford Twinning Association.

The long weekend saw the band take the ferry across to the twin town and play concerts for the French hosts.

Tim Watts, of the town band, said: “A great time was had by all with concerts, parties, an outdoor service and even Breton dancing lessons all on the agenda.

“Our French hosts were very welcoming and the band certainly enjoyed some good advertising for its concerts.


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“Despite the temptation of wine a-plenty, the concerts at the Salle de Vallon and Gardens were played to a very high standard and were well received.”

Anyone interested in finding out more about the band and its concerts can visit www.bidefordtownband.co.uk.

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