Blackpool – what a result!!!!!

On the weekend of the 12th to 14th of February, the band travelled to Blackpool for the National Youth Entertainment Championships in attempt to reclaim the title as the most entertaining youth band in the country. After hours of rehearsing … Read More

Butlins Mineworkers 2016

It’s early January, and we’re off to take part in the annual National Mineworkers Brass Band Festival at the Butlins Skyline Centre, Skegness. This is a major event in the banding calendar which actually takes place over the whole weekend. … Read More

British Open Youth Championships 2016

We had our annual trip up the M6 to Preston, to take part in the youth section of the “Brass at the Guild” contest in Preston, Lancs. We have won this contest for the last three years – could we do … Read More

European Youth Championships 2015

Having won the Nationals back in March, off we set to Freiburg in Germany to represent England in the European Championships (Youth Section). This was probably one of the toughest ever contests we had entered, as we were up against … Read More

National Champions – again!

We did it again – we are the National Champion Youth Band for the second year running! A really difficult test piece in The Saga of Tyrfing, and we were up against some pretty serious opposition. We pulled it off though, … Read More

Butlins Mineworkers 2015

It’s Butlins again! Unfortunately we didn’t manage to take that huge rose bowl home with us this time, but we still had a great time. A day at the Skyline Centre is certainly worth making the trip for! Many thanks … Read More

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