The popular Kendal Concert Band is set to entertain music-lovers with pieces including a wide variety of 20th-century classics.

Their Spring Concert will be the band's first performance of the year and will take place at Kendal Town Hall on Friday, March 25 at 7.30pm.

They will be premiering a piece of music especially commissioned by the band to commemorate their founder and President Edward (Ted) Lawton, and also playing pieces to honour their former musical director James Quincey and one of the band's longest-standing members flautist Celia Wilson.

The programme will include a wide range of music from their extensive repertoire including Georgia on my Mind, the Dam Busters' March, Queen's Don't Stop Me Now and a medley from West Side Story.

The band will play under the direction of their new musical director Helen Robertson, who took over from Rob Duesbury.

There will be a bar and raffle - proceeds of which will benefit local charities.

Doors open at 7pm and tickets cost £6, which can be obtained from the band's website,,or on the door.