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New Leadership at East Riding of Yorkshire

It is with regret that we announce the resignation of our Musical Director Ian Scott. Ian has had a very successful three and a half year association with the band, including two trips to Cheltenham for the Third Section National Finals and a win in the North of England Third Section Regional Championships in 2014. […]

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ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL CAROLLING SEASON

Once again we would like to thank the various businesses and organisations across Hull and the East Riding that invited us to play Christmas Carols at their events or on their premises in the run up to the big day. In particular our thanks go to: Hull BID for the Hull Elves’ Market, Sainsburys, Hessle, […]

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The Spirit of Christmas

In addition to our programme of Christmas concerts, members of the band will be playing Christmas Carols at various locations throughout the Festive Season. These will include: Thursday 12th & 19th November: St Stephens’ Christmas Market, Hull from 6 to 8 pm. Saturday 5th December: Skirlaugh village centre at 6 pm for the lighting of […]

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Performance helps Make a Difference

The Band performed at the Clowes Memorial Methodist Church in Hull. The Church has provided the Band with rehearsal and storage facilities for many years and this was an opportunity for us to give something back by helping to raise funds for the Church’s “Making a Visible Difference” project.

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CHRISTMAS CHEER AND THANKS

The band concluded its busy 2014 season with a series and small group carolling events across Hull and the East Riding in addition to traditional concerts and a carol service. The carolling was a new venture to raise funds for the band and to spread a little Christmas cheer throughout the region. The band would […]

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Immediate vacancies for Tutti Cornet and Tuned Percussion players

The Band has immediate vacancies for a Tutti Cornet player and a Tuned Percussionist. Currently North of England 3rd Section Champions, the band will be promoted to the 2nd Section at the end of 2014. Rehearsals are held weekly on Sunday evenings at Clowes Methodist Church in Hull, with extra rehearsals (usually Wednesdays) for contests. Approximately 15 […]

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Praise and Good Wishes for the Band

Following the Band’s recent performance at Filey on7th September and with just over a week to go before our appearance at the National Championships we were delighted to receive the following message of support from a former member of the Band: “Please pass on my thanks for a great concert at Filey. It was great […]

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Burnby Hall Concert 22nd June 2014

The Band always look forward to visiting Burnby Hall Gardens it is such a lovely setting with the lakes and lilies. The weather was good and the big crowd very appreciative. Thanks to Rachel for taking the photos of the band below and we look forward to visiting Burnby next year.

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East Park Bandstand Concert Sunday 18th May 2014

The Band enjoyed an excellent afternoon on Sunday 18th May in East Park, playing on the newly installed victorian-style bandstand in the glorious sunshine to a large crowd. Thanks to the sponsorship of Smiles Dental Hull the help of their staff, and the organisation of our band chairman, Smiles Dentist David Vivian, the band played […]

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North of England 3rd Section Champions!

The Band has had great success at the North of England Regional Championships in Darlington on Saturday 15th March. The test piece was “Partita for Band – Postcards from Home” by Philip Wilby. Our performance was rated highly by the adjudicator, Mr Kevin Wadsworth, who awarded us first place and the title North of England […]

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