Band News

November 2019 Update
The band had three very successful concerts in October. A sell out audience in Christ Church,
Padgate, Warrington finished our Musicals/Last Night of the Proms themed concert on their feet
and in fine voice singing Land of Hope and Glory along with the band.… Read the rest

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Welcoming Applicants!!

Due to family commitments, we have recently had to say goodbye to our Cornet and Baritone players Mary Pollock and Andy Witkowski. Both much loved members of the band and we wish you all the best!… Read the rest

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September/October 2019 Update

The band competed on Saturday 7th September at the 167th annual British Open Brass Band Championships held at the Birmingham Symphony Hall. This is the third year in succession the band has had the pleasure and honour of competing against the very elite bands of the brass band world in what is considered the most prestigious contest to ever be a part of. Read the rest

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Ribble Valley Music Festival (plus music from the musicals)

Ribble Valley Music Festival (plus music from the musicals)
21st September @ 7.30pm
Wingates will be sharing the stage with Emma Radcliffe and dancers from the Performance Academy.… Read the rest

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Jack Bond

The band are very sorry to announce the death of Jack Bond (Ex-President of Wingates Band), best known nationally and internationally as a very successful captain of Lancashire County Cricket Club in the late 1960s/early 70s.… Read the rest

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July 2019 Update

The band had a mixed evening of results at the recent Whit Friday March Competitions held on Friday 14th June, 2019 in the Tameside and Saddleworth areas of Greater Manchester. However we were extremely proud of a couple of these results with an overall 3rd place (out of 44 bands) awarded at the Dukinfield Albion and a 2nd place overall (out of 39 bands) at the competition held at the Stalybridge Labour Club.… Read the rest

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It is with deep regret that we have heard the sad news of the passing of Tony Berry, a long standing trustee and associate of the band. Our sincere condolences to all his family and friends.
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Friday Night Is Music Night

We are now half way through our Spring/Summer venture at the Blackrod Sports and Community Centre. Friday Night is Music Night has seen us perform ’50 Years of Pop’ in April, and only last Friday 3rd May, our ‘Musicals’ evening.… Read the rest

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Upcoming Event

Our next concert is this Friday 3rd May at the Blackrod Sports and Community Centre, Greenbarn Way, Blackrod, Bolton. BL6 5TG. This is the 2nd concert in our series of ‘Friday Night is Music Night’ and is the ever popular theme of Musicals and starts at 7.30pm.… Read the rest

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Easy Fundraising

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