14 posts

Goodbye and good luck

It’s been a busy year at Middleton Band with all the excitement of our 140th celebrations. We have also said goodbye to a number of players through retirement, maternity, and university. We are therefore quite sad to announce two further departures from the band. 

Departure of our Musical Director

We have this week sadly  said goodbye to our Musical Director Martyn Evans who has decided the time is right for him to leave the band.

ELR 1940’s weekend 2015

Both our youth and main bands were delighted to be invited to make our annual trip back in time to take part in ELR 1940’s weekend 2015. The youth band were first to take to the stage in the nostalgic setting of Bury Transport Museum to perform for a 1940’s […]

Death of Geoff Harrison

It is with great sadness we report on the death of Geoff Harrison, a past member and friend of the band. Geoff who has been ill for some time, passed away peacefully on Wednesday 15th October with his wife Anne by his side. Geoff, who has played for many bands […]

Keep Calm! It’s Area Week!

Middleton band are in the final run up to the North West Area contest at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool. The contest will take place on Sunday the 9th March in the Pavillion Theatre, starting at 9.30 AM. The adjudicators for the second section will be Allan Holdsworth & Alan Morrison. […]

Gearing up for Christmas!

The band have begun their festive season recently,  playing carols as part of the Middleton Lights turn on festivities. The band played two sets of Carols amidst entertainment from various other local dance and vocal groups.

Wellens and Brass 5th September 2013

We will once again be joining forces with Geoff Wellens to hold one of our our popular ‘Wellens and Brass’ events at North Manchester Golf Club on 5th September. The evening will begin at 7.30pm with musical contributions from Middleton Band and a thoroughly entertaining presentation of local history with […]