TV fame for long-serving David

Thursday 24 February 2022

Since we reported on David Calvert’s extraordinary achievement of 70 years service with Langholm Town Band (see post on 8 February), he has become something of a media celebrity.

His amazing story of starting playing on the same day HM The Queen took to the throne on 6 February 1952 has been picked up by several newspapers after freelance photographer Lorne Campbell – himself a former bandsman – did a photo session with David and circulated the pictures nationally.

And last night, David featured in the ‘...and finally’ slot of the ITN News at Ten. You can see the coverage on Langholm Town Band’s Facebook page.


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