Name Changes

Stanshawe 1968

Stanshawe (Bristol) 1972

Sun Life Stanshawe 1978

Sun Life Band 1983


A decade that demonstrated the talents of its players and conductors on other than the contest stage. Touring European countries and regularly featuring on national TV and Radio allowed Stanshawe to become popular outside the brass band world.

On the set of the filming of Barchester Chronicles, circa 1982