Blackburn & Darwen Hymn & March Contest

Wingates Brass Band   September 15, 2016   Comments Off on Blackburn & Darwen Hymn & March Contest

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.


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We must congratulate Blackburn & Darwen band members as they ensured everything ran smoothly and thank them for organising a great show. Further photos from the day can be found on their flickr page: