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Thoresby aim to reach new heights

26-Jun-2015

The Thoresby Band will be looking to stay at the summit of top class banding thanks to the hiking determination of their players.


Dave Howells

Could a unique brass band species now be extinct?

18-Jun-2015

The last deep pit brass band miner in the UK could be about to become extinct...


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Thoresby benefit from Freemason handshake

17-Jun-2015

Thoresby Colliery Band has been given a generous helping hand from the Freemasons of Bassetlaw in recognition of their fine community work.


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More Grant aid at Thoresby

10-Sep-2014

After a successful three years together Brian Grant takes direct oversight on musical matters at Thoresby Colliery Band.


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Thoresby announce Stevenson composer residency

16-Aug-2014

Andrew Stevenson and Thoresby Colliery Band have announced a new musical partnership with work already starting on their 2015 Butlins programme.


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Thoresby changes ahead of second half assault

15-Jul-2014

Thoresby Colliery Band has made changes to its personnel ahead of the second half of a busy 2014 contesting season.


Derek Renshaw

Renshaw not set for Thoresby

24-Jun-2014

Due to a change in personal circumstances, the experienced Derek Renshaw will not be joining Thoresby Colliery.


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Thoresby Colliery set for final Whit Friday return

12-Jun-2014

This year could well be the last time a brass band from a working colliery plays at the Whit Friday contests.


Derek Renshaw

Renshaw makes pit stop at Thoresby

9-Jun-2014

The experienced Derek Renshaw has become the new MD at Thoresby Colliery Band.


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Thoresby opt for Open University study on St Magnus

26-Feb-2014

Midland challengers Thoresby Colliery will showcase their St Magnus preparations at the University of Nottingham.


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New Band Manager for Thoresby

16-Feb-2014

Peter Pimperton, a familiar figure within the Midlands banding scene has become Band Manager at Thoresby Colliery.


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New duo at Thoresby

3-Oct-2013

Midlanders welcome two new playing faces to the ranks ahead of Bolsover contest.


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March experience to help Thoresby

15-Aug-2013

Steve March has been appointed the new resident MD at an ambitious Thoresby Colliery


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Purkiss and Thoresby part company

3-Jun-2013

The partnership between conductor David Purkiss and Thoresby Colliery Band has come to an end.


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Thoresby boost ranks ahead of Bedworth

21-Feb-2013

Thoresby Colliery Band has added to the ranks as they prepare for the Midlands Area contest at Bedworth.


Thoresby in action

More Grant aid for Thoresby

5-Feb-2013

The successful combination of Brain Grant and Thoresby to team up again for Midlands Regional Championship.


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Bye Bye Bob

26-Jan-2013

Thoresby Colliery say a fond farewell to bass trombone player Bob Craddock


Thoresby in entertainment mode

Thoresby innovate with musical youth

3-May-2012

The ever inventive Thoresby Colliery Band has been reaching out to a new audience.


Garry Cutt

Cutt in for Thoresby Shield assault

30-Apr-2012

Garry Cutt will lead Thoresby Colliery at the Grand Shield in Blackpool.


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Nothing for Granted at Thoresby

2-Mar-2012

Midland challenger welcomes the man who they hope will lead them to Bedworth success.


Porthouse

Porthouse set for Thoresby

31-Dec-2011

Ian Porthouse will team up with Thoresby Colliery for Butlins.


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Purkiss takes Thoresby reins

7-Oct-2011

David Purkiss has been appointed the new MD at Thoresby Colliery Band.


Harper

Harper puts Thoresby through Final paces

3-Oct-2011

Philip Harper has been working Thoresby Colliery hard ahead of London assault.


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Thoresby honour at 9/11 role

15-Sep-2011

Members of the Thoresby Band have spoken of the honour they felt at playing at the recent 9/11 commemorations in London.


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Thoresby set for 9/11 role

31-Aug-2011

Thoresby Colliery Band is set to perform at London's official Ceremony of Remembrance for the 9/11 atrocities.


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