Warwick band members celebrate turning 85

The youngest band members Diane Holland, 13 and Devon Reed, 13, with Des Mawby and Kath Wiltshire who are the oldest members.
The youngest band members Diane Holland, 13 and Devon Reed, 13, with Des Mawby and Kath Wiltshire who are the oldest members.

Two members of the Warwick Community Band celebrated turning 85 last week.

Des Mawby and Kath Wiltshire celebrated their 85th birthdays with their fellow members at the band’s month practise session last Saturday.

The two members are also the oldest members of the community band.

Ron Everett, president of the Warwick Community Band said: “We are always looking for new members, we currently have about 45 members.

“We are very proud of the age range. We are called the community band and we really are.

“We have got 72 years between the youngest and the oldest members.”

To get in touch with the band email: ron@warwickcommunityband.co.uk