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Middleton Welcome Neo Brass Band

On the 9th July, Middleton welcomed Neo Brass band to Heywood Civic centre for a joint concert. Neo Brass Band had travelled 5,800 miles from Japan just to play in the joint concert as part of  Middleton band’s 140th Anniversary celebrations.

End of an era as Bob and Sylvia retire.

It is the end of an era at Middleton Band as Bob Tresadern and Sylvia Risby have decided that the time is right for them to retire from playing after a whopping 65 years of service each.

‘Tour de Manc’ fundraiser

On 12th June, our band secretary, Jamie Wade  undertook the ‘Tour de Manc’ which is a 100-mile cycle around Greater Manchester to raise funds for our youth band. The cycle, which is not for the faint-hearted, took 8:27:59 hours to complete.

140 Years Reunion!

 To celebrate 140 years of Middleton Band we are holding a reunion event for all past and present members and associates – come catch up with your old pals and celebrate being part of Middleton Band’s 140 years!

National Youth Brass Band Championships

This year Middleton Youth Band were absolutely thrilled to join forces with our good friends Besses Boys Youth Band to attend the National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain on 17th April held at the RNCM in Manchester where they gained a bronze award!

Fond farewell and new signing

It is with sadness that we announce a fond farewell to our 1st baritone Sarah Royle who leaves the band due to increased work and family commitments. Sarah has been a core member of the band for the past 13 years and has been a key part of the band’s […]

Music from the Stage and Screen

Come join us for an evening of music from the stage and screen on Saturday 14th May 2016, 7.30pm at St Leonard’s Church, Middleton. Starring both the Middleton Band with their new Musical Director Andrew Baker and the fabulous Middleton Youth Band it’s going to be an evening not to […]