Band News

Easy Fundraising

Please sign up to #easyfundraising and help us raise FREE funds for Wingates Band when you’re doing your everyday shopping online. THIS IS FREE MONEY FOR US! Plus, when you raise your first £5, easyfundraising will match it! 
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Welcome Baby Jessica

Wingates Band would like to welcome Jessica Iris Jacques born 19.4.19 at 5:52am and weighing 7lb 5oz.
Both mummy Kirsty and baby Jessica doing well! Congratulations & best wishes from all at Wingates.Read the rest
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March 2019 Update

Wingates Band are now entering a busy period of music making over the next few months with some exciting new projects linked with the Co-op, Blackrod community centre and one of their sponsors, instrument repairers Brass Toff.… Read the rest

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March 100 Club Winner

Craig McFarland was March’s lucky 100 Club winner. Spend wisely!!… Read the rest

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Former Band Member

We had a recent email from an ex-player, Paul Fisher:
It’s a long time ago now but I’m a former member of the band and was solo trombone player with the band between 1991-98 and had an absolutely wonderful time, not only as a player but also making friendships that have lasted a lifetime – Lynda Nicholson, Dave Thornton, Anna Hughes- Williams, Sheona White.

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Ensemble at Atherton Cricket Club

On Friday 1st February a small group were asked to play for John Charlson’s 60th Anniversary Dinner. John is Atherton’s Cricket Club Secretary and this dinner was in recognition for 60 years service.Read the rest
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Mental Health Project

For anyone in the Bolton area who suffers with mental health issues. Come along and have an afternoon of fun followed by a celebration concert!
Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st March 2019.… Read the rest
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December Lottery Winner

Andy Mooney, the Band’s Chairman was the lucky winner of the December lottery.… Read the rest

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Tune In!

The band’s Marketing Manager, Melanie McFarland and our Musical Director, Paul Andrews will be giving a radio interview for Bolton FM. (96.5) on Tuesday 27th November.

This will go on air at 11:15am.
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All Brass Radio

On behalf of the Wingates Band Management Team, we would like to thank Reverend Peter Hewis for his endeavours to enhance the public profile of the band outside of the United Kingdom.… Read the rest

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