DRUMMING up funds to support the armed forces is the aim of a concert at St Mary’s Church in Chard on Saturday, June 28.

The HMS Heron Royal Naval Volunteer Band will perform a selection of moving and rousing military favourites on the night with the doors opening at 7pm.

Tickets cost £8 from Emery Newsagents, Holyrood Street, Chard, Pure Beauty in Fore Street, Chard, Roy Lovell on 01460-65362 or Paula Moon on 01460-929041.

All proceeds will go to armed forces charities. The HMS Heron RNV band is pictured giving a performance in Ilminster.