The Silent ANZAC Remembrance Day Performance

Footscray-Yarraville City Band is extremely excited to announce we are performing our self produced show commemorating those who served in WWI, The Silent ANZAC, at Exhibition Hall at Australia house in London on the 11th November 2018. This coincides with the 100th anniversary of Armistice, and will be a truly special occasion not to be…

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FYCB to Perform with Durham University Brass Band

We are pleased to announce that we will be performing with the Durham University Brass Band on the 15th November 2018. The Durham University Brass Band is a vibrant society committed to showing the university the meaning of banding! Based in the university’s music department, the band rehearses weekly and puts on regular concerts, perform…

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The Silent Anzac Show Line Up Announced

It is with great excitement that Footscray-Yarraville City Band announces the line up for our forthcoming Silent Anzac shows and The Silent Anzac tour. We are pleased to be able to bring such outstanding talent to our productions. Margaret Haggart, “The Mother” Margaret studied singing with Antonio Moretti-Pananti. In 1972 her professional career began in…

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Box Hill North Primary School to Launch Silent Anzac Project

Silent Anzac project partners Box Hill North Primary School will be launching their own Silent Anzac project to commemorate our service men and women and to mark 100 years since the end of WW1. Students are invited to make a poppy and dedicate it to a WW1 service man or woman. These poppies will be…

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The Silent ANZAC European Tour Fundraising Launch

The Footscray-Yarraville City Band – with the assistance and support of Victorian High Commissioner, Ken Ryan AM and James Hancock of the Tait Foundation – will be travelling to Europe in November to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice. With this in mind, today we launch the band’s fundraising appeal.  This is an opportunity for…

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The Silent Anzac to be performed at Exhibition Hall, Australia House, London

We are currently arranging with officials in London to put on a performance of The Silent Anzac at Australia House on Remembrance Day, 11/11/18. This performance will take place in the famous Exhibition Hall which was used for the set of the Gringotts Bank in the Harry Potter movies. The 160 foot hall is decorated…

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Lions Club Project Partners

We are pleased to announce that the Lions Club has come on board as Silent Anzac project partners with a generous donation of $2,000. Many thanks to the Lions Club and also to our Fundraising Coordinator Lorraine Wright whose diligent work is paying dividends for the project. Our fundraising goal of $50k is achievable with…

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Become a part of The Silent ANZAC Project

Footscray-Yarraville City Band is looking for enthusiastic friends of the band to be involved this important project. We are looking for assistance in all areas such as: • Publicity and marketing • Sponsorship • Fundraising • Project management • Administration • Graphic design • Logistics • Social media management • Tour management • Business Development…

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The Silent ANZAC production a huge success at Box Hill Town Hall

For the third time, The Silent ANZAC production was performed by Footscray-Yarraville City Band at the Box Hill Town Hall on Saturday 28th April. A near capacity audience experienced the untold stories of war told through music and poetry. The concert was hailed a great success, with the evening concluding with a rapturous standing ovation….

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Catfish Foundation Sponsors “The Silent Anzac” Project

We are pleased to announce that the Catfish Foundation has come on board as a sponsor of The Silent Anzac Project. The Catfish Foundation was created to celebrate and support storytelling and creative endeavour. Lyn Thurnham of the Catfish Foundation flew down from Sydney to attend The Silent Anzac show at the Box Hill Town…

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