Category Archives: Skelmanthorpe Band

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 for Skelmanthorpe

The Skelmanthorpe Band has announced a number of new signings in recent months — ones who have already helped lead them to success at the Butlins Mineworkers Championship in Skegness and a podium finish at the First Section Yorkshire Regional … Continue reading

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Butlins Mineworkers Championships 2017

What a superb weekend for The Skelmanthorpe Brass Band Community at the 2017 Butlins Mineworkers Open Championships in Skegness. Playing Malcolm Arnold’s ‘Fantasy for Brass Band’, The Skelmanthorpe Band were placed first in the First Section out of a mammoth … Continue reading

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Christmas at Boarshurst

It was a cold and rainy Sunday evening when The Skelmanthorpe Band, for its first Christmas concert of the season, travelled to Greenfield’s Boarshurst Band Club in Saddleworth. Compered and conducted by its MD, Jim Davies and along with a … Continue reading

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Three Band Christmas Concert

The Skelmanthorpe Band, Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass and Skelmanthorpe Training Band were thrilled to present the Skelmanthorpe Mini Band at the Brass Band Community’s Friends Of The Band And Chair Sponsors’ Annual Three Band (or should we now say ‘Four’ Band) … Continue reading

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Leicester Contest 2016

The Leicestershire Brass Band Association’s November Contest (more commonly known as The Leicester Contest) this year moved to a new venue of Loughborough Endowed Schools. With around 50 bands competing over the five regular sections plus the recently established unregistered … Continue reading

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Mastering Musicianship Day

Saturday 24th September 2016 was a fantastic day for the Skelmanthorpe Brass Band Community. More than 30 brass and percussion musicians from the Community and bands from the surrounding area gathered at Scissett Middle School for a Mastering Musicianship Day. … Continue reading

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