Category Archives: Skelmanthorpe Propect Brass

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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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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Hardraw Scar Entertainment Contest 2016

This year was Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass’ second visit to the Hardraw Scar Entertainment contest. The event is held annually in the natural amphitheatre, within the grounds of The Green Dragon Inn at Hardraw near Hawes. Under the baton of its … 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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Three Bands Proms in the Park

With strong winds and heavy showers looming on this July Summer’s evening, The Skelmanthorpe Band, Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass and Skelmanthorpe Training Band came together at Thorncliffe Working Men’s Club for what has now become their annual ‘Proms In The Park’ … Continue reading

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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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Prizes at The Whit Friday March Contests 2016

Despite very heavy rainfall, Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass arrived at the brass band contest that takes place every year during the afternoon and evening of Whit Friday, The Saddleworth & District Whit Friday Contest. Each village which took part part in … 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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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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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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