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September/October 2019 Update

Wingates Brass Band   October 4, 2019   Comments Off on 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

July 2019 Update

Wingates Brass Band   July 2, 2019   Comments Off on 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

Wingates Brass Band   June 14, 2019   Comments Off on
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

Wingates Brass Band   May 8, 2019   Comments Off on 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

Easy Fundraising

Wingates Brass Band   April 21, 2019   Comments Off on Easy Fundraising

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Former Band Member

Wingates Brass Band   March 7, 2019   Comments Off on 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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