The band had a busy period on the run up to Christmas, during December the band fulfilled seven engagements , Our first one was a return to New Milton Conservative Club for an evening of Festive and Popular music, this was followed by a morning of carol playing in the Furlong Ringwood the following week another regular seasonal engagement in Ringwood Conservative Club,. a well attend event enjoyed by an enthusiastic audience,. Our next venue was our Annual Christmas Concert at Greyfriars, an enjoyable evening attended by many of our regular supporters, this was followed by another regular engagement in Burley playIng carols at the Queens Head, as usual a good turn out by people in the village. Carols at the Fish Inn was our next performance and our final event of the year was our involvement in the annual Father Christmas visit to the town, we shared this occasion with the RIngwood Salvation Army Band.