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
- ‘A lifetime of public service’ for lady who cared about the less fortunate
- Drizzle failed to dampen enthusiasm on May Day 1979
- Neighbourhood help scheme proves popular in December 1967
- Pupils learn about police from Pinocchio in July 1986
- Dedicated Balliol College porter given the honours in March 1979