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Acker Bilk memorial bench revealed – video

A memorial bench to Pensford’s most famous son the jazz musician Acker Bilk MBE has been unveiled in Pensford just two months before the third anniversary of his death. Commissioned by Pensford, Publow and the Stantons Community Trust in conjunction with the Parish Council and Pensford Music Festival the bench was crafted by local man George Tyler out of granite and wood. The bench was unveiled by leader of Bath and North East Somerset Council, Tim Warren and local councillor Paul May.

For more on this news item see the full story in Chew Valley Gazette

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