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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 […]

Christmas With The Houghton Weavers 2018

    Join us on Saturday 15th December at St Michael’s, Middleton for an evening of folk and festive favourites! Doors open at 7 pm and refreshments will be served prior to the entertainments starting at 8 pm. The evening will feature performances from both Middleton band and their special […]

Quiz Night

  Join us for a fun family quiz night to help us raise funds to go to the national finals in September. Let us know you are coming by joining our facebook event  

Whit Friday 2018 Success

Middleton Band are delighted to report on a successful Whit Friday evening of band contests. The band had first place victories at Dukinfield Albion and the Broadoak contests and a third place at Scouthead contest too. The weather looked like rain but mainly held off throughout the night.     […]

Youth Addition & Good Luck

We are delighted to announce a new addition to our back row team! Izzy Eardley joins us on 3rd cornet from our youth band where she plays 2nd man down on the front row. Izzy has impressed us with her determination and solid graft since she began to sit in […]