Category Archives: Skelmanthorpe Training Band

Easyfundraising

We have registered with an organisation called Easyfundraising.org.uk that can generate funds for Skelmanthorpe Brass Band Community without any cost or effort by yourself. If you buy on-line, then it is likely that you can generate funds for us. Continue reading

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Grand Opening of the Band room

Sunday 15th June 2014. In the winter of 2010, four members of the Skelmanthorpe Brass Band Community’s committee met in a small, cold, windowless room under the band room and asked the question, “How can we extend all that we … Continue reading

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Skelmanthorpe Christmas Tree Service

A record number of players from across the Skelmanthorpe Brass Band Community joined together for the annual Christmas Tree Service in the centre of Skelmanthorpe just 3 days before Christmas. Over 40 players from Skelmanthorpe Band, B band and Training … Continue reading

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Three Band Concert 2013

On Saturday 19th October the Skelmanthorpe Brass Band Community put on their annual 3 bands concert at Shelley College. The concert is regarded by many as the highlight of the year as the Training Band, B Band and Senior Band … Continue reading

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A Bigger Bandroom for Skelmanthorpe

Work has started on expanding the bandroom’s facilities and its car park. By mid June, the recently purchased brick storage building had been raised to the ground, the trees uprooted and band members discouraged from using the cark park as … Continue reading

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Skelmanthorpe Training Band

Skelmanthorpe Training Band at Pilling Lane Summer Fair on July 20th 2013,played a programme of easy-listening, foot-tapping music to residents and visitors who enjoyed an afternoon of lovely summer sunshine and brass music. During the interval the younger members of … Continue reading

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Training Band Makes The Grade

In November2012, eight very talented members of Skelmanthorpe Training Band made Skelmanthorpe Band history when they took their ABRSM Grade 1 Practical examinations. Adedeji – B flat cornet Triona – Baritone Elliot – Euphonium Lewis – B flat cornet Isabelle … Continue reading

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Tri-Umphant Three Bands Concert 2012

The Skelmanthorpe Methodist Church Hall was packed to capacity by friends, supporters and listeners, all waiting with excited anticipation of a fantastic night’s entertainment. Not wanting to disappoint, Skelmanthorpe Training Band, under the baton of Alan Coe set in motion … Continue reading

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Skelmanthorpe Training Band Flourishes

A shared grant of £23,000 was awarded over a two year period to the three bands of Skelmanthorpe B, Thurlstone and Deepcar. Initially the funding came from the EU and the administration of the money was directed through the Government’s … Continue reading

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Training Bands – The Brass Bands of Tomorrow

Bringing about a successful training programme is an industrious and purposeful undertaking, so it was with immense satisfaction that Skelmanthorpe Training Band played its first major public presentation at Penistone Paramount, on the evening of June 18th 2011. Performing alongside … Continue reading

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