Entries by Jayne Fearnley

Holme Valley Success

An amazing day for the band being back at Holme Valley Brass Band Contest! What a day!!!!Best Percussion Best Trombone Section Best Euphonium Best Conductor Best Hymn Tune Best Test Piece and 1st overall Thank you for having us and allowing us to make more memories Thank you to Magic Rock Tap Holmfirth for providing […]

North of England Area Championships

Contest morning and what a beautiful day. All the hard work is done and we’re looking forward to our return to North of England Brass Band Championships of Great Britain. Unfortunately we’re a key man down due to illness, wishing you a speedy recovery Andrew (you’ve got Youth Nationals next week!). Thank you to Leathley […]

Butlins Mineworkers Contest

A superb performance of Kenneth Downie Purcell Variations was rewarded with a very admirable 2nd place from the judge Brett Baker. This was our first appearance in the 2nd section and we are more than pleased with the result.

National 2nd Section Champions

Wow - what a return to contesting! Needless to say, we are delighted that our hard work has paid off, both in the band room, and at home throughout lockdown. Congratulations to our Principal Cornet player Owen James Our thanks to everyone at National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain for their commitment to staging […]

2020 Butlins Mineworkers Championships: Third Section

After hours of hard work throughout the Christmas period, we are delighted to have won the 3rd Section at the Butlins Mineworkers Championships 2020. This was our first attempt at competing in the 3rd Section making it even more exciting. Read all about it here: https://www.4barsrest.com/news/38854/report-result-2020-butlins-mineworkers-championships-third-section?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook Sadly, we also said goodbye to our Principal Trombone […]

Festive Carols

The Band got into the festive spirit last weekend playing carols at Stockeld Park whilst the crowds waited for Father Christmas to arrive. It was great to receive some lovely comments, such as "A brass band really makes Christmas" as well as seeing the excitement and wonder on the children's faces. We will be at […]