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New sop and flugel signings at Wingates

October 12, 2021
Rob Richardson and Liv Appleton sign for the north west band.


Winagtes

Evans to light blue touch paper for Wingate's Fireworks display

June 24, 2021
Richard Evans will provide the narration to Wingates 'Fireworks' at their forthcoming 'Best of Brass Festival' appearance on the weekend.


Evans

Evans to keep beating time...

October 17, 2019
Richard Evans will be joined by the band that first made his name for the launch of the updated version of his celebrated autobiography.


MEANTLA hEALTH

Wingates pioneer mental health workshop

March 21, 2019
Wingates Band is linking up with health care professionals and the Coop to run a free mental health workshop linked to the benefits of playing a brass band instrument.


Andy

Not so old MacDonald to celebrate 50 years being a top-man

May 18, 2018
One of the UKs most respected principal cornet players will celebrate half a century of banding with a concert in his honour this weekend


Wingates

Wingates look forward to Open return

August 24, 2017
Former winners look forward to the British Open as they also work hard to secure elite level financial status at majors


Wingates

Wingates hope to raise plenty of sterling for charity with Thornton

June 17, 2017
Wingates team up with Sterling euph star David Thornton to raise money for a fine charitable cause in Liverpool.


Wingates

Wingates enjoy Open return but lose solo euph

May 18, 2017
Wingates joy at returning to the British Open has also been tempered by the loss of their outstanding solo euphonium player Chris Robertson.


Simon Cowen

Few last slide spots left for Cowen masterclass

March 10, 2017
There are just a few places left for the trombone masterclass led by Elliott Brass Artist, Simon Cowen — so make sure you book your place.


Wingates

Wingates make Norwegian link

March 10, 2017
Wingates announce new additions to their horn team ahead of Swan Lake challenge


Simon Cowen

Cowen to lead trombone workshop

January 25, 2017
One of the UKs leading professional trombone players will head a special trombone workshop in Westhoughton in March — so book your place now!


Wingates

Wingates gain extra benefits with sponsorship renewal

January 06, 2017
Wingates renew sponsorship link with Brass Toff Instrument Repairs as they look to full functioning future.


New signings

Arrivals and departures at Wingates

November 01, 2016
There has been some reshuffling in the ranks at Wingates as they look towards the new contesting season.


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Report & Results: 2016 Brighouse Festival of Brass

July 05, 2016
Wingates carries on its fine 2016 contesting form with a clear cut march and hymn tune victory at Brighouse.


Wingates

Seven up boost for Wingates in time for Grand Shield

May 12, 2016
Wingates head to the Winter Gardens this weekend boosted by seven new signings in the ranks.


David Kaye

Wingates say fond farewell to President

April 25, 2016
There is an end of an era at Wingates Band as they say a fond farewell to their highly respected Band President David Kaye.


Wingates

Wingates add six pack strength

February 18, 2016
Six new players add to the Wingates challenge ahead of North West Area.


Wingates

Brass Toff comes to Wingates

February 01, 2016
The Wingates Band has secured a brass repairing sponsorship contract with Brass Toff Ltd.


Lucy Pankhurst

Wingates century boosted by new commissions

September 18, 2015
A century of recording by Wingates Band is to be celebrated with a CD release — and a brace of new compositions from Lucy Pankhurst and Adam Taylor.


Paul Andrews and Wingates

Wingates help new launch new range

September 04, 2015
The principal players of Wingates Band have helped launch a new range of instruments through Brass Toff.


Making Rain

BBE helps with Wingates fine weather story

August 14, 2015
Brass Bands England has lent a helping hand to get a weather story with a difference on the map at Wingates...


Wingates Guild Hall

Report & Results: 2015 Brass at the Guild Hall

February 01, 2015
Wingates take the top honour in Preston together with Haslingden & Helmshore. Haydock, Blackpool Brass, Skelmersdale and Youth Brass 2000


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Death of Tony Daniels

September 29, 2014
4BR has been informed of the death of popular North West bandsman, Tony Daniels.


Wingates in 1907

Wingates record War time actions

August 27, 2014
The musical part played by the Wingates Band during the First World War has been commemorated in print — as well as on shellac.


Wingates

Death of Stanley Whiteman

July 21, 2014
The death has been reported of former Wingates conductor and CWS (Manchester) player Stanley Whiteman.




Perth Concert Hall

Result: 2021 Scottish Open

November 27 • It's a descriptive musical portrait full of artistry and class from Whitburn as Howard Snell's 'Gallery' gives them their seventh consecutive Scootish Open title.


Yorkshrie

Yorkshire Youth continues reinvigorated progress

November 26 • The Yorkshire Youth Band has met up again to showcase their progress and enhance their skill sets under the team of Black Dyke Band stars.


Besson

Checking the quality...

November 26 • Steven Mead and Roger Webster have been testing the latest batch of Besson euphoniums and cornets to come off the production line in Germany.


Signings

Quintet of key signings for Dobcross

November 26 • Dobcross Silver Band has welcome five new players to the ranks as they look forward to the 2022 contesting season.


Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Central Band Wind Ensemble

Friday 26 November • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London WC1 2 DJ


York Railway Institute Band - Richard Marshall

Friday 26 November • York St John University Chapel. York. North Yorkshire YO31 7EX


Bodmin Town Band - Switch on of Christmas lights, Mount Folly, Bodmin

Friday 26 November • Mount Folly, Bodmin PL312DQ


Contest: Swiss National Championships

Saturday 27 November • Stravinski Hall, Montreaux. Claude-Nobs 5, 1820 Montreaux, Switzerland 1820


Contest: Scottish Open 2021

Saturday 27 November • Mill Street, Perth


Derwent Brass

November 26 • PRINCIPAL EEB BASS / TUBA | DERWENT BRASS | CHAMPIONSHIP SECTION | MIDLANDS. . Derwent Brass - Derbyshire's Premier Brass Band - have a rare vacancy on Principal EEb Tuba. Recent winners of 'Most Entertaining Band' at Bolsover and Wychavon Brass Festivals.


Glossop Old Band

November 26 • GLOSSOP OLD BAND, 1st Section Midlands Area, are looking to recruit the following players with immediate effect. One experienced Front Row Cornet player, position negotiable. (Principal seat available to right applicant), Solo Trombone and Solo Baritone.


Dobcross Silver Band

November 26 • Dobcross Silver Band request applications for the positions following: Eb BASS, FRONT ROW CORNET, BACK ROW CORNET. Come and complete our progressive band!


Craig Roberts

BA (Hons), MA
Conductor / Adjudicator


               

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