YOU’RE never too young to start blowing your own trumpet – or trombone.
During a break in the music at a fete in 1973, four-year-old Julian Lashmore borrowed the instrument from a Salvation Army bandsman to see what notes he could play.
The fete was held on the playing field at St Nicolas School, Abingdon, and raised £100 towards the £50,000 cost of building a new Salvation Army citadel in the town.
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Memory Lane this week
4:25pm Tuesday 31st March 2015
2005 * Graham Rix, regarded by many as one of the worst managers in Oxford United’s history, has left the club, chairman Firoz Kassam announced.
4:21pm Tuesday 31st March 2015
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4:18pm Tuesday 31st March 2015
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4:16pm Tuesday 31st March 2015
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4:09pm Tuesday 31st March 2015
I enclose a picture of my grandfather, who was a blacksmith in St Peter’s Place, Wallingford...