Royal Marines will play at charity concert

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TICKETS are selling rapidly for the Royal Marines Band’s service at a church next month.

The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Collingwood will play at St Mary’s Church in Green Road, Alverstoke, on Friday, February 1.

The Mayor of Gosport, Cllr Richard Dickson, will attend, with all proceeds going to the mayor’s charities, including Gosport Youth, Hampshire Autistic Society, the Beneficial Foundation and the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity.

Doors open at 6.45pm for a 7.30pm start and tickets cost £12, available from the Town Hall in Gosport or the Parish Centre in Green Road.

Call (023) 9254 5202 or (023) 9258 0551 to book.