Funeral details of Richard Evans


The funeral of the greatly respected and much admired Richard Evans will take place on Monday 16th May commencing at Longton St Andrew's Church, Liverpool Road, Longton (PR4 5AA). The service will take place at 11.00am. 

His remarkable life will be celebrated in full with the service being broadcast via zoom. In the past few days the mark he made on the wider musical world was acknowledged by an obituary entry in The Daily Telegraph newspaper which referenced his connection to a number of bands, including Wingates and Leyland as well as his commitment to youth and his importance as a figure within the banding movement.

Parking is available within a short walk at Longton Victory Memorial Club, School Lane, Longton, PR4 5DL.

Further details for those wishing to attend can be obtained from:
Andrew Blackledge at:


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