Monthly archives: May 2011

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Angela Houghton playing 'Misty'

East Lancashire Railway 1940’s Wartime Weekend

Middleton Band have been very busy this weekend supporting the East Lancashire Railway’s 1940’s ‘Wartime’ weekend. We began our weekend of 40’s fun with a Saturday concert by the youth band on East Lancashire Railway’s  Bolton St Station platform in Bury. The youth band played a variety of 1940’s repertoire […]

Rochdale Mayor Making Ceremony May 2011

The band were invited to play as Councillor Alan Godson was sworn in as the new Mayor of Rochdale at the Mayor Making Ceremony at Rochdale Town Hall this evening. Former Mayor and Mayoresses, MPs, Councillors and invited guests watched as last year’s Mayor Zulfiqar Ali handed over the chains of office […]

John Retires

At our recent AGM, former chairman John Cooney announced his wish to retire from the committee and from active duty in the percussion section. John who has been a mainstay of  the band for many years, has decided to take a back seat from main band but is still going […]