Middleton

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Solo Baritone Appointment

Middleton Band is delighted to announce the appointment of Rebekah Harrison into the solo Baritone seat.   Rebekah has been a member of the Middleton organisation since she was 10 years old. Rebekah’s journey started in the youth band where she played the Euphonium. Over the years she has enjoyed […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

An Evening at the Movies

Join us for an early evening ‘at the movies’ concert where we will be providing an evenings entertainment with a flavour of the movies. Entertainment will be provided during the evening by both the senior Middleton band under Musical director Kevin Gibbs and Middleton Youth Band under musical director Louise Crane. As […]

New Uniforms

As part of our 140th celebrations in 2016, we began the process of updating our image. Or stage jackets were over 20 years old and in desperate need of repair and replacement and our walking out and outdoor jackets were very worn and dated too. We decided to bring the band […]

Annual Awards 2017

This year our annual awards were made at our Christmas Friends of Middleton band concert, held at St Stephen’s, Middleton on Sunday 3rd December Senior Band Three awards were made to the senior band this year. Players’ Player – Jonathan Earl Jonny was voted by band members to be the […]