Band News

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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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

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November Update

As we approach the end of 2018, all of us here at Wingates Band hope you have had a good
year and that you are looking forward to Christmas and the New Year.… Read the rest

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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

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