SLCM ensembles have a collective membership in excess of 200 and membership is growing. Following the necessary restrictions of Covid 19 in 2020 and 2021, all three ensembles now rehearse and perform regularly
Following continued expansion in membership, SLCM sought larger rehearsal and storage space and was fortunate to move to Mostyn Road Methodist Church, Stockwell, SW9
The Southwark Concert Band (SCB) was re-branded South London Symphonic Winds (SLSW)
Bob Bridges and SLCM trustee Lesley Khatibi co-founded the choir London Sings!
SLCM was incorporated as a charitable company with a Board of Trustees/Directors
Bob Bridges, together with SCB member Paul Millington, co-founded the South London Jazz Orchestra (SLJO). The bands initially rehearsed in Herne Hill, moving to St Matthew’s Church Camberwell SE5 in 2010
Our Music Director Emeritus, Bob Bridges, established a small wind band and, with the help of some Arts Council funding, was able to purchase music and instruments. In time this band grew and became known as the Southwark Concert Band (SCB).