Category Archives: Skelmanthorpe Band

Morley March and Hymn Tune Contest 2016

This year’s prestigious Morley March and Hymn tune Contest was held on Sunday 19th June. The contest’s format comprises a road march along the pedestrianised Queen Street, from the Ernie Wise Statue to the precinct adjacent to the Town Hall … Continue reading

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Shanties in Shepley with Kimber’s Men

In May 2016, The Skelmanthorpe Band and traditional seasong and shanty singers, Kimber’s Men once more came together, this time playing the Main Stage Closing Concert at the Shepley Spring Festival. The three-day annual event, voted ‘Village Festival of the … Continue reading

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Spring Festival Blackpool 2016

This year’s British Open Spring Festival contest comprising the Grand Shield, the Senior Cup and the Senior Trophy was held in Blackpool’s Winter Gardens on Saturday 14th May. Playing Music For Battle Creek by Philip Sparke, The Skelmanthorpe Band competed … Continue reading

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Skelmanthorpe Bands Battle at Bradford

Over the weekend of 5th – 6th March, our two registered bands made their annual trip to St George’s Hall, Bradford to compete in the Yorkshire Regional Championships of Great Britain. Needing a good result to maintain its second section … Continue reading

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Skelmanthorpe Band at Butlins

Contest season 2016 began for The Skelmanthorpe Band and its conductor, Jim Davies with the Butlins Mineworkers Open Championships in Skegness on Saturday 16th January. Drawn the first of twenty bands competing in the first section, Skelmanthorpe took to the … Continue reading

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The Perfect Christmas Gift

Get your copy from any member of the bands, at every concert/event of the bands, by contacting via the Community’s Facebook or Twitter Pages or by emailing bandmanager@skelmanthorpeband.org.uk. Tracks: Christmas Joy (SB) The Christmas Song (PB) Santa Baby (SB) The … Continue reading

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New Musical Director at Skelmanthorpe Band

Jim Davies the cornet virtuoso of Cory and Brighouse fame is delighted to accept the position of Musical Director of the Skelmanthorpe Brass Band. Impressed with the set up and organisation of the band, he greatly looks forward to working … Continue reading

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Summer Prize Draw

The Skelmanthorpe Brass Band Community would like to thank all the companies who generously donated raffle prizes and to everyone who purchased a Ticket. Congratulations to all who were lucky enough to win a prize. Raffle Prize Winners Prize No … Continue reading

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The Skelmanthorpe Brass Band Community Summer Fair

With heavy, morning showers threatening to persist into the afternoon, band members, friends and supporters were determined that the inclement weather would not spoil the fun to be had at the Skelmanthorpe Brass Band Community’s Summer Fair. Thankfully, the weather … Continue reading

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Proms on the Farm – Silsden

Set on the outskirts of the Yorkshire Dales, this year’s annual ‘Proms on the Farm’ has been said to be the best yet. An estimated 1,000 people came together on Sycamore Farm, Brunthwaite, on Saturday 18th July 2015 for the … Continue reading

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