NORWICH CITADEL BAND
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- Age: 137 years
- ID: 3998313/109
Norwich Citadel Band was established in 1882 following a visit by General William Booth, founder of The Salvation Army, who came to preach at the newly opened corps (church) based in a former roller skating rink in the heart of the old medieval city of Norwich. The General implored its citizens to "Get a drum and rouse Norwich from one end to the other." This directive was immediately acted upon, instruments were purchased and a band was formed. By December 1882 the band was heard playing and marching the streets proclaiming the message of God's love for all...
Norwich Citadel Band is a music group and a ministerial unit of the Salvation Army in Norwich, England...
If you are in the vicinity you are warmly invited to come and worship with us. Our services held in the Citadel in St Giles Street are at 10:30am and 6:00pm every Sunday with 'Church on the street' held in the Market Place most Sundays at 12:00.
Registration numbers: 214779 (W)