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Wingates Band would like to thank all our supporters who donated to us during our 24 Hour Sponsored Blow-a-thon last weekend.
Thanks to you, along with our very dedicated and slightly tired Band Members, we managed to raise in the region of £4000!
Once again we thank you all for your support, the band is a self run organisation and we couldn't keep going without your continued help.Read more...
From 4pm on Friday the 16th through to 4pm, on Saturday the 17th the band will be taking part in a massive test of stamina, to raise the money they need to help them compete in the National Finals at the Royal Albert Hall by taking part in our 24hr sponsored Blow-athon.
If you would like to donate, click the button!
Last Sunday Wingates Band competed in Blackburn & Darwen band’s Hymn & March contest, sponsored by Darwen Town Council. The band knew it was important to maintain a consistency of form, following recent Hymn & March contest success. The band was drawn 8th out of a field of 18 bands from across all sections and we hoped that our formula of “Love Unknown” & “The Wizard” would prove yet again to be a winning combination…. It was! The band was awarded the Best Hymn Tune and Overall Winner prizes taking home 2 trophies and prize money of £850.Read more...