1996

Musical Director -  Ian Smith   Chairwoman - Betty Ellis
17th February  - Band played in the Stroud Entertainment Contest. The Band was placed 3rd out of 8 bands.
30th March - Band entered the West of England Fourth Section Area Contest. Played in the Colston Hall. The Band played the "Mexican Fiesta" by Ronald Hamner. The Band was placed 9th out of 23 bands.
31st March - Band played for the Palm Sunday service at Tewkesbury Abbey.
17th April  - Band AGM.
21st April - Band heads the St George's Day Parade from Tewkesbury Abbey.
28th April - Band heads the Civic Parade from Sun Street to Tewkesbury Abbey, and back again after the Civic Service.
5th May - Band played at the Annual Animal Blessing Service at Tewkesbury Abbey.
12th May - Band played in the Weston-super-Mare Own Choice Contest. The Band was placed 8th out of 16 bands.
2nd June - Band played in Pittville Park, Cheltenham.
8th June - Band gave Summer Concert at the Roses Theatre.
22nd June (18:00) - Band played at Alderman Knight School Fete.
30th June - Band played at Stratford on Avon Bandstand.
6th July (am) - Band played at the sixth Pershore Midsummer Brass Festival;
6th July (pm) - Band led the Town Carnival Parade.
14th July - Band played at Fun Day at Cox's Meadow, Cheltenham.
27th July - Band played at Tewkesbury Water Festival.
1st September - Band played at Abbey Park, Evesham.
7th September - Band played on the bandstand in Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham.
9th November - Band played at the Festival of Remembrance in the Watson Hall, Tewkesbury.
10th November - Band led the Town Remembrance Day parade.
24th November - Band played in the GBBA Contest in the Forest of Dean. The Band was placed 5th out of 5 bands in the Own Choice test piece contest.
30th November - Band played carols for the switching on of the lights in Tewkesbury.
2nd December - Band played at the Round Table Christmas Dinner, Gupshill Manor, Tewkesbury.
18th December - Band played at the Town Mayor's Carol Service at the Methodist Church.
19th December - Band played carols at Safeways, Tewkesbury.
21st December - Band played carols in Tewkesbury.
22nd December - Band gave Christmas Concert at the Roses Theatre. Ian Smith resigned as the Musical Director of the Band following this concert.
24th December - Band played carols in the pubs around Tewkesbury.

1997

Musical Director -  Vacant (until 16th March)
Musical Director -  John Burns (16th March to 18th May)
Musical Director -  Nigel Morgan (from 22nd June)
  Chairwoman - Betty Ellis
16th March - John Burns from Newport took on the role of Musical Director for the Weston-super-Mare Contest.
23rd March - Band played for the Palm Sunday service at Tewkesbury Abbey.
16th April  - Band AGM.
27th April - Band heads the Civic Parade from Sun Street to Tewkesbury Abbey, and back again after the Civic Service.
4th May - Band played at the Annual Animal Blessing Service at Tewkesbury Abbey.
5th May - Band played at the Star Centre Fete & Garden Party, Ullenwood.
18th May - Band played in the Weston-super-Mare Own Choice Contest. The Band was placed 11th out of 15 bands.
21st June (18:00) - Band played at Alderman Knight School Fete.
22nd June - Nigel Morgan appointed as Musical Director of the Band.
5th July (am) - Band played at the seventh Pershore Midsummer Brass Festival;
5th July (pm) - Band led the Town Carnival Parade.
20th July - Band played at the White Lion public house, Cam.
26th July - Band played at Tewkesbury Water Festival.
30th November - Band played in the GBBA Contest in the Forest of Dean. The Band was placed 6th out of 6 bands in the Own Choice test piece contest playing "Othello" by Drake Rimmer. In the March Contest the band played "Punchinello".
6th December - Band played carols in Montpellier, Cheltenham.
10th December - Band played at the Pied Piper Appeal Concert, Tewkesbury Abbey.
13th December - Band played carols in Tewkesbury.
17th December - Band played at the Town Mayor's Carol Service at the Methodist Church.
21st December - Band gave Christmas Concert at the Roses Theatre.
24th December - Band played carols in the pubs around Tewkesbury.

1998

Musical Director -  Nigel Morgan   Chairwoman - Betty Ellis
24th January - Band Open Day at Alderman Knight School.
24th March - Band member Ron Caddock died.
1st April  - Band played in Tewkesbury Abbey at Ron's funeral.
4th April - Band entered the West of England Fourth Section Area Contest in Poole, Dorset. The Band played "Scenes from a Comedy" and "Solemn Melody". The Band was placed 15th out of 20 bands.
17th April  - Band AGM.
26th April - Band heads the Civic Parade from Sun Street to Tewkesbury Abbey, and back again after the Civic Service.
3rd May - Band played at the Annual Animal Blessing Service at Tewkesbury Abbey.
17th May - Band played in the Weston-super-Mare Own Choice Contest. The Band was placed 8th out of 9 bands playing "Othello" by Drake Rimmer.
31st May - Nigel Morgan re-forms the Junior Band to carry on the good work previously undertaken by Ron Caddock.
17th June - Band gave a Concert in Tewkesbury Abbey with the Abbey School Choir.
21st June - Band played at Stratford on Avon Bandstand.
27th June - Band played at Alderman Knight School Fete.
28th June - Band played in Imperial Gardens, Cheltenham.
4th July (am) - Band played at the eighth Pershore Midsummer Brass Festival;
4th July (pm) - Band led the Town Carnival Parade.
19th July - Band played at Pamington Court Farm church service for Sudan.
24th July - Band played at Tewkesbury Water Festival.
26th July - Band played at Lido Park Bandstand, Droitwich.
30th August - Band played at Abbey Park, Evesham.
13th September - Band played in the Wychavon Entertainments Contest, Evesham. The Band was placed 3rd out of 6 bands.
8th November - Band led the Town Remembrance Day parade.
29th November - Band played in the GBBA Contest in the Forest of Dean. The Band was placed 6th out of 9 bands in the Own Choice test piece contest playing "Partita" by Edward Gregson. In the March Contest the band played "Punchinello".
6th December - Band played in the West Midlands Brass Band Association Contest in Leamington Spa. The Band was placed 6th out of 7 bands in this own choice test piece contest playing "Partita" by Edward Gregson.
9th December - Band played at the Pied Piper Appeal Concert, Tewkesbury Abbey.
16th December - Band played at the Town Mayor's Carol Service at the Methodist Church.
17th December - Band played carols at Sainsburys, Cheltenham.
19th December - Band played carols in Tewkesbury.
20th December - Band gave Christmas Concert at the Roses Theatre.
24th December - Band played carols in the pubs around Tewkesbury.

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