A Means Of Enlivening The Community

A History of Slaidburn Silver Band

This book was written by John Cowking during the Band's centenary celebration.


A Means Of Enlivening The Community Copyright © John Cowking 1999.

Used with permission. You may print copies for your personal use. You may pass your personal printed copy to others. Bulk printing for distribution is not permitted. All other rights reserved. Please contact the band for further information or enquiries.


1. Introduction

2. The Early Years

3. Steady, Sober Men

4. The Rimmer Connection and Slaidburn

5. The New Century

6. Tobacco Tins And Transmitters

7. The Half-way Point

8. The Revival

9. Entente Cordiale

10. Crescendos And Diminuendos

11. Ninety Out Of A Hundred

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