On Saturday 10th August both the youth and main Middleton bands joined forces to play as part of the newly opened Middleton Tesco Fun Day.
Another brilliant weekend with excellent playing from all! The band showed just how versatile we can be with our choral version of ‘It’s a long way to Tipparary’ in the march ‘1914’, our crowd stopping choreography in ‘In the mood’ and the ‘mystery ending’ uniquely choreographed, taking the crowd and […]
The youth band once more took part in the Severn Valley railways 1940’s event over the last weekend in June. The sun beamed down upon us, the midges were biting and the sun cream was forthcoming. The band played exceptionally well, receiving many compliments from the visitors to the railway and some […]
On 29th May 2010 the Youth band once again participated in the East Lancashire Railway’s 1940’s/ War weekend event. The band entertained the crowds on the platform of Bolton Street station playing a selection of pieces including ‘In the Mood,’ ‘American Patrol,’ ‘Kiss me Goodnight Sergeant Major,’ ‘ Roll Out […]
Geoff Harrison is no stranger to banding, in fact Geoff has been involved in banding for 60 years! Peter Bates, Chairman of the NWABBA, paid a ‘surprise’ visit to the band’s annual Christmas concert at Middleton cricket club, to award Geoff with a special Diploma of honour and long service medal […]