Andy Mooney, the Band’s Chairman was the lucky winner of the December lottery.
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. Tune in and have a listen!
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.
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.
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. As you are aware, earlier in the year the members of Wingates Band went through a tough time dealing with a lot of illness and even our… Read more »
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. As a result of the votes we were able to do this. So thank you to all those who voted and Tesco!
Celebrate Christmas with Wingates Band and their special guests Three Towns Operatic Society Adults £5 / U12 free Saturday 8th December @ 7.30pmVictoria Hall, Bolton, BL1 2AS Tickets: http://www.wingatesbrassband.co.uk/shopping/tickets.html or on the door.
Congratulations to our recent 100 Club winners: Adam Taylor for August and Mike Rowley for September Enjoy your winnings!!
Our July 100 Club winner is Graham McGloughlin. Enjoy your winnings!!
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. The band especially wish to express their gratitude to the NW Area committee and medical team at… Read more »