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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

November News Update

Wingates Brass Band   November 30, 2017   Comments Off on November News Update

November has seen the band have another busy month beginning with the Remembrance Parade for Astley Bridge British Legion on Sunday 12th November. The band would like to extend its gratitude to the British Legion members and the local community of Astley Bridge for their generosity in fundraising for the band, and we are honoured to announce that we shall be leading the Remembrance Parade next year on Sunday 11th November, in what promises to be a poignant occasion being the Centenary Anniversary of the end of World War One.… Read the rest

News Update

Wingates Brass Band   October 16, 2017   Comments Off on News Update

Following a creditable 13th place finish at the British Open Brass Band Championships held in the Birmingham Symphony Hall early in September, Wingates Band are now taking a break from competitions and spending the next few months concentrating on a busy concert season in a bid to raise much needed funds.… Read the rest