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
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
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.
It is with sadness and regret that we have to announce the end of an era as our Band President, Mr David Kaye, has now retired. David has been a loyal servant and ardent supporter of the band for over 25 years and has seen the band through the many trials and tribulations of band life with a smile on his face, accompanied with a very generous and giving nature. … Read the rest