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All Brass Radio

Wingates Brass Band   November 21, 2018   Comments Off on 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

Your Band needs you!

Wingates Brass Band   November 21, 2018   Comments Off on Your Band needs you!

Wingates Band have just completed a busy period of Remembrance commemorations during the celebration of 100 years since the end of the First World War.
On Saturday 3rd November the band played to a packed audience at Blackrod Community Centre, as part of their series of events commemorating and celebrating the centenary anniversary of the end of the Great War.… Read the rest

Thank You Bolton & Tesco

Wingates Brass Band   October 23, 2018   Comments Off on Thank You Bolton & Tesco

Under the Tesco “Bags of Help” scheme the band recently applied for assistance in the purchase of a new flugel.

As one of the three nominated projects the Tesco shoppers in Bolton were able to vote using the blue tokens used in store. … Read the rest

Update on our Chairman

Wingates Brass Band   February 26, 2018   Comments Off on Update on our Chairman

Wingates Band would like to thank everyone for all the messages of support in regards to our Chairman and BBb bass player Andy Mooney. Shortly after our performance yesterday he suffered a heart attack and is currently in hospital making a steady recovery.… Read the rest

Happy New Year!

Wingates Brass Band   January 3, 2018   Comments Off on Happy New Year!

The band would like to reflect on what a successful and memorable year they have had.

After 2016 brought qualification to The National Finals of Great Britain, 2017 brought the return to the British Open; a competition the band hadn’t attended for 18 years.… Read the rest