George Newns 1915-2016

Sadly, George Newns, an active member of the orchestra until a few years ago died just before Christmas at the age of 101. This photo is from his 90th birthday.

Our concert on Saturday 4 February, Love is in the air was dedicated to George.

You can find out more about George's life and times with the orchestra on the page dedicated to his 100th Birthday Concert in 2015.

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