Published: 00:00, 13 July 2014 |
Updated: 11:23, 13 July 2014
This year, the 25th anniversary concert attracted even more early settlers than usual, setting up their chairs, rolling out picnic blankets and absorbing the atmosphere.
An early arrival not only secures a great space, but it allows supporters to watch the stage being set-up and meet other concert revellers and ex-bandsmen.
The earliest to arrive was Angela Mortimer who pitched up at 7.30am to save the space for her and her friends.
Joining her was a group of 40 people including Jackie Carey of St Richard’s Road, Deal.
Mrs Carey set up a table displaying union flags for her and her friends to wave. She said: “We do it every year.
Ever since the bandstand was built, every Sunday, where possible, we come here and watch the concerts to support the bandstand. And we come every year on this special day and set up early. There is about 40 of us this year.”
The advice is to get to the concert early to save your space and remember to leave your car at home because the area is already getting congested with prohibited parking on The Strand and nearby streets.
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