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Friday, April 17, 2020

The Ambassadors Dance Band

The item below was posted on Facebook by the Hexham Local History Society and kindly forwarded to me by Dave Hignett. Can any of our more venerable readers help? - Lance.
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Does anybody remember a dance band from the 1950s/1960s called The Ambassadors, playing in Hexham and the surrounding area? The grandson of Albert Aisbitt, a trumpet player in the band, would love to have a photo or advert for the band to give his grandmother on her 80th.

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