The Jarrow Navvies’ Band

The Congo Cycling Club of Jarrow developed a musical arm in 1904 The Congo Navvies’ Band quickly became a much loved (and laughed at) feature of cycle meets, carnivals and parades. Aside from their bicycling pursuits, the Band managed to raise significant sums for various national and local charities in the twenty years they existed. Details of their activities and times in the various charity events can be found in the article linked below:

The Jarrow Navvies Band – musical cyclists who played for fun and charity

Jarrow Congo Navvies’ Band, 1905

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