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“A night at the Proms” - Birmingham Citadel Salvation Army.
Saturday 2nd February 2013


Scheduled for Saturday 19th January the annual “Proms Night” was, for the first time in it’s history, postponed due to snow.

Rushden Salvation Army
Saturday 9th February 2013


Birmingham Citadel Band made a return visit to Rushden and were greeted by a capacity crowd.  This was a remarkable achievement by the people of Rushden as it was only a relatively short time since our last visit in 2011.

Listen to the Band
Wednesday 20th February 2013


Brass Band enthusiasts will be well acquainted with the BBC Radio 2 programme “Listen to the Band” with Frank Renton.  The members of the Birmingham Citadel Band were delighted to learn that the band was featured on this week’s programme.

Sale Salvation Army (Manchester)
Saturday 20th April 2013


Birmingham Citadel Band made their first visit to Sale and after a welcome tea, they played to a full hall of over 200 people. The festival offered a varied programme which boasted major works such as Eric Ball’s “Resurgam” and Paul Lovatt-Cooper’s “Fire in the Blood”. 

New CD Makes Top 10 in Brass Band charts


BCB is pleased to learn that the latest CD, “Victory for Me!”, went straight in to the Top 10 of Brass Band CD sales!

Droitwich Spa Salvation Army
Saturday 11th May 2013


The evening began with William Gordon’s anthemic “Laudes Domini”.   This was followed by Darren Shaw’s “Guardian of My Soul”,  which I think will become very popular with many corps bands.

Dudley Salvation Army - “God’s People in Celebration”
Saturday 18th May 2013


Birmingham Citadel Band was delighted to be involved in the West Midlands Divisional Celebration 2013.  “God’s People in Celebration” was led by friends of the band Lt. Col. Anthony and Gill Cotterill

BCB and Birmingham Citadel Corps Cricket Match and BBQ
Saturday 15th June 2013


The weather forecast was dreadful and so it was with a sense of fear that people gathered at Stafford Grammar School for the annual Cricket match.

Visit of BM Ken Waterworth (Melbourne Staff Band)
Thursday 25th July 2013


Birmingham Citadel Band was delighted to welcome BM Ken Waterworth (Melbourne Staff Band) to lead the final rehearsal of the “season”.

BCB at the British Open, Symphony Hall
Saturday 7th September 2013
BCB lead Sunday worship at Birmingham Citadel
Sunday 8th September 2013


Alwyn Green writes: I had the pleasure and privilege of hearing the band twice this weekend. First on Saturday morning at Symphony Hall before the British Open Brass Band Contest.

BCB 120th Anniversary Concert
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Saturday 21st September 2013


Oliver Ridley writes: Five hundred people attended the Adrian Boult Hall on the 21st of September to witness the celebration of Birmingham Citadel Band’s (BCB) 120th anniversary.

Visit of the International Staff Band of the Salvation Army
Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October 2013


The visit of the International Staff Band is always much anticipated and this was certainly the case when the ISB landed in Birmingham.

Coton Green Church, Tamworth
Thursday 7th November 2013


Birmingham Citadel Band made a return visit to Coton Green Church in Tamworth.

Remembrance Sunday - Centenary Square, Birmingham
Sunday 10th November 2013


The Birmingham Citadel Band was honored to, once again be heavily involved in Remembrance Sunday 2013 in Birmingham City Centre.

Norwich Citadel
Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th November 2013


It was with an air of excitement and expectation that BCB gathered for the long journey from Birmingham to Norwich. 

Open Rehearsal
Thursday 21st November 2013


BCB hosted it’s annual rehearsal with a number of visitors joining with us for the first time.

Listen to the Band
Thursday 12th December 2013


The members of the Birmingham Citadel Band were delighted to learn that the band was featured on the programme for the second time in recent months....

Christmas 2013
December 2013


Birmingham Citadel Band have been carolling every Saturday from the last weekend in November.

BCB in Concert with “Only Men Aloud”
Thursday 12th December 2013


Birmingham Citadel Band were delighted to join “Only Men Aloud” as part of their 2013 UK Tour when they visited Birmingham.

Christmas with The Salvation Army 2013
Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Sunday 15th December 2013


BCB was delighted to return to the magnificent auditorium which is Symphony Hall in Birmingham for the annual Christmas Concert with the Salvation Army.

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