Christmas Concert & Retirement Presentation

A few photos of the Christmas Concert held jointly with Preston Concert Band.

Afterwards Paul Cooper (Retiring MD for Guardian Concert Band) was presented with an award in appreciation for his 17 years as Musical Director of the band. 

Christmas Concert Tonight!

Tuesday 18th December 7.30pm

A FREE joint concert with Preston Concert band will be held tonight at:

St. Cuthbert’s Church, Lytham Road, Fulwood, Preston PR2 3AR

Bring your friends and family 🙂

See you there 😃

Vacancy: Conductor/Musical Director

The Lytham & St Anne’s Guardian Concert Band is a 30+piece community concert band based in Lytham, Lancashire.
Due to retirement we have a vacancy for a Musical Director from January 2019.

Applicants should have:
• Relevant conducting experience
• Understanding of brass, woodwind and percussion
• Some knowledge of wind band repertoire

And be willing to:
• Have a strong commitment to rehearsal & engagements
• Lead rehearsals and concerts/engagements
• Maintain a positive and encouraging ambiance
• Strive to improve the current high standard of the band

Rehearsals take place on Tuesday evenings, 7.30-9.30 pm throughout the year, in Lytham Methodist Church hall, Park Street, Lytham FY8 5LU. We perform approximately 12 engagements a year.

For further information, or to contact us directly, please visit our website:
Auditions will take place in early 2019 by invitation.

Christmas Concerts


December brings our Christmas Concerts :-

Sunday 2nd December 11:00

The band will be playing at the St.Annes Christmas Lights

Switch-on event in The Square, St.Annes-on-Sea FY8 1SB


Tuesday 4th December 7.30pm

A Christmas Concert will be held at Fairhaven Methodist Church

Clifton Drive South, Lytham St.Annes FY8 1DA


Saturday 8th December 4pm

The band will be playing at the Wrea Green Christmas Lights

Switch-on event outside the Grapes Hotel, Wrea Green,

Kirkham, Preston PR4 2PH


Tuesday 18th December 7.30pm

A joint concert with Preston Concert band will be held at

St. Cuthbert’s Church, Lytham Road, Fulwood, Preston PR2 3AR


Further details of these events can be found in our Events Calendar.