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Eb Bass Signing

The Skelmanthorpe Band are delighted to announce the signing of Derek Hoyle, as their new Solo Eb Bass Player. Derek started playing at the age of 7 in the Salvation Army on Tenor Horn. Throughout his banding career Derek has … Continue reading

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New Signing

The Skelmanthorpe Band are delighted to announce the signing of Damian Hall as their new Solo Trombone Player. Damian started playing the trombone at the age of 9 with the Marsden Band, quickly rising through the banding ranks to eventually … Continue reading

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Area Contest Result

The band is delighted on our return to the Championship Section to have achieved a fantastic 9th place. We were delighted with our performance and thank all our supporters for their lovely comments.

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Charity Gala Concert

Details of the Skelmanthorpe Bands upcoming Charity Gala Concert, featuring The Trombones of the Black Dyke Band

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Bolsover Success

Skelmanthorpe Band were very pleased to take second place at the recent Bolsover Festival of Brass. This is an incredibly popular entertainment contest which is live-streamed over the internet, this year reaching audiences in thirty-two countries and over three-hundred and … Continue reading

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New Signings

Skelmanthorpe Band are pleased to welcome James and Elly Roberts to the band. The couple have recently moved to West Yorkshire and have joined the cornet section, both having previously played for the Jackfield Band from the Midlands. Elly is … Continue reading

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Departures

This month, Skelmanthorpe Band is saying farewell to Sharon Swales, who has been a member of the band for eighteen years. During this time, she has delivered many memorable solo performances on the concert and contest stage. The band owes … Continue reading

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Marines Bound

The band has said a sad but very proud farewell to Simeon Johnson who is leaving to start a new chapter of his life with the Royal Marines. Simeon has been a member of the cornet section of the band, … Continue reading

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Wedding Bells

The Skelmanthorpe Band was very proud to play a part in the wedding of our cornet player Kathryn Hunt to Adam Bell. Kathryn has been a member of the Skelmanthorpe Community for many years, as was Adam before he left … Continue reading

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Durham Miners – July 2017

The Durham Miners Gala is one of the biggest events of its’ kind anywhere in the country and is a great day. The band supports the residents of Kelloe and Quarrington Hill as they process their banners through the villages. … Continue reading

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