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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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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