Wingates Brass Band

Wingates Brass Band

Online home of the world famous championship section brass band – bringing brass band music into the 21st century with an innovative & entertaining style

October News Update

The band were delighted to play to another full house on Saturday 21st October,  in our ‘Best of British’ concert at St. Bartholomew’s Church in Westhoughton, one of our local churches.

The band were on great form once again led by our charismatic Musical Director Paul Andrews. There was also some fantastic solo playing in particular from Andrew MacDonald (Cornet), Melanie McFarland (Tenor Horn), Nicóla Shaw (Flugel), Gareth Nelson (Baritone) and Philip Bracegirdle (Euphonium).

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News Update

Following a creditable 13th place finish at the British Open Brass Band Championships held in the Birmingham Symphony Hall early in September, Wingates Band are now taking a break from competitions and spending the next few months concentrating on a busy concert season in a bid to raise much needed funds.

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October 100 Club Winner

John Atkinson has won our lottery this time. Some of you will know John as our Soprano Cornet player. John has a lovely young family so no doubt they will have some ideas as to what to spend the money on!

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