Free concert to celebrate links between St Helens and French town Chalon Sur Saone

Fanfare de Gergy will be performing inside St Helens Town Hall

Fanfare de Gergy will be performing inside St Helens Town Hall

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FOR 50 years St Helens has been twinned with the French town Chalon Sur Saone and to mark this milestone a special concert will be held at the end of this month.

Renowned marching band Fanfare de Gergy will be making the trip from France to perform a free concert at St Helens Town Hall on Saturday, August 23 at 7.30pm.

The visit was helped through a link-up between Valley Brass Band in Haydock.

Gergy is a town in the heart of Burgundy and forms an integral part of the Chalon region.

In 2012 the band underwent a change of direction with the appointment of Cyril Milien. Under his direction the band has become one of the most popular in Burgundy.

The band comprises a wide range of instruments including, flute, trumpet, saxophone and bugle.

Tickets are available by ringing 07534 276483 and are also available from the town hall reception on Victoria Square.

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