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30 YEARS OF PARTNERSHIP WITH THE EAST LANCASHIRE RAILWAY

Middleton Band are no strangers to the passengers, volunteers and staff of the East Lancashire Railway. In fact, the band (and even some of its players), have been performing on the railway for the last 30 years.   The biggest event of the year is the ‘Santa Specials’ and in […]

Youth band bag funding grant from Tesco bags of help

Middleton Youth Band is delighted to announce that it has won £4000 of funding from the Tesco Bags of Help community grant scheme. We would like to thank all who have taken the time to vote for us in stores throughout January and February. Bags of Help is run in […]

Middleton Band Presents The Cottontown Chorus

  Middleton band are delighted to present The Cottontown Chorus! Join us at 7.30pm on Saturday 6th April 2019 at St Michael’s Church, Middleton, for a fun packed evening of music from Middleton band, Middleton youth band and the fantastic Cottontown Chorus. The Cottontown Chorus are 7 times British barbershop […]

Remembrance 2018

The band have been busy over the remembrance weekend assisting in various remembrance events in the area. Newton Heath Peace Garden Service The first event was a service at Newton Heath Peace Garden on Friday 9th November where one of our talented Solo Cornet players, Adam Albinson, provided the Last Post and […]

Training Band become Brass Fest Champions!

Middleton youth and training bands recently entered the inaugural Brass Fest UK entertainment contest. This was a unique contest in that it was an online contest. Each band had to record and submit a 20-minute programme of music which was adjudicated by Alan Duguid. We are delighted to report that […]

National Champions 2018

Middleton Band is absolutely delighted to be crowned 2018 2nd Section National Champions at the recent National Finals Brass band Contest held at the Centaur, Cheltenham. The band qualified to play at the national competition in February 2018 when they won 1st place in the second section in the North […]

Youth Solo Contest

Soloists Middleton youth and training bands held their first ever solo contest on Saturday 8th September. The contest was exceptionally well attended by members of both bands with young musicians aged 6 – 17 eager to demonstrate their constantly improving musical skills. 21 young musicians took part in the contest […]