Category Archives: Skelmanthorpe Propect Brass

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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Brighouse Festival of Brass 2015

Taking part in the 16th Brighouse Lyons’ March and Hymn Tune Contest, The Skelmanthorpe Band and Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass marched along Bethel Street to the Town Hall Square where they performed their respective hymn tunes, ‘In Memoriam’ and ‘Nearer My … Continue reading

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Three Band Proms In The Park

The three bands from the Skelmanthorpe Brass Band Community came together on the evening of Saturday 4th of July 2015 at Thorncliffe Working Men’s Club for the annual ‘Proms in the Park’ concert. Skelmanthorpe Training Band began the evening’s entertainment … Continue reading

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Vacancies

Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass will be promoted to the 1st Section within the Yorkshire Area in 2018. We have immediate vacancies for both a Soprano Cornet Player and a Bass Trombone Player. We are a very friendly Band who take part … Continue reading

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Second Section Winners at Whit Friday 2015

Despite a gloomy weather forecast and the threat of heavy showers, at 5pm on Friday the 29th May 2015, Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass boarded the coach which took them ‘over t’ tops’ to Saddleworth and Tameside for the 2015 Whit Friday … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Regional Championships 2015

Over the weekend of the 7-8 March 2015 more than sixty bands competed in the Yorkshire Regional Brass Band Championships at St. George’s Hall, Bradford. Skelmanthorpe’s two contesting bands battled it out alongside some of the finest bands in Britain … Continue reading

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Sheffield Band Club

On Sunday 16 November 2014, Unite the Union (City of Sheffield) Band hosted its annual band club prize-giving concert. Fifteen bands took part in the series of concerts throughout the year, which saw a number of highly entertaining programmes and … Continue reading

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Slow Melody and Ensemble Contest 2014

Another great day of music making took place at the Skelmanthorpe Slow Melody and Ensemble competition, where it turned out to be a very successful day for young trombonist, Hannah Stell. Our 15-year old principal trombone with Skelmanthorpe Band came … Continue reading

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2014 NWABBA Rochdale Contest

On Sunday 26th October 2014, both The Skelmanthorpe Band and Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass took to the Stage at the 2014 Rochdale Contest. After both Bands put on fantastic performances of their Test-Pieces, The Skelmanthorpe Band took a well-deserved 2nd Place … Continue reading

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Roger Davies comes to Skelmanthorpe

Back in September 2014 Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass shared the stage with Yorkshire singer/songwriter, Roger Davies for the band’s 20th anniversary concert. The concert took place in Shelly College’s new auditorium where the band and ‘The Yorkshire Songwriter’ himself performed varied … Continue reading

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