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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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ERYB is No.1 Band in the Northern Area 3rd Section!

Following the success at the North of England Regional Championships in March and a good showing at the National Finals on September 22nd in Cheltenham, the Band is now top band in the Northern Area 3rd section according to the latest league tables published on all4brass.com on 24th September. The Band continued 2013 in style […]

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Final Preparations for Cheltenham

Following our success at the North of England Regional Championships in March, the Band is now building up to the National Finals on September 22nd in Cheltenham. The Band has been riding high through the summer after qualifying for the Nationals as one of two bands from the North of England. The Autumn concerts have […]

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Success for ERYB at Regional Finals!

On Saturday 9th March the Band played for the “Shirley Levitt Memorial Concert” at Cottingham Methodist Church. This was a well supported event and raised almost £500 for the Teenage Cancer Trust. The Concert celebrated the life of Shirley who sadly passed away last year. She had played in Brass Bands in the area for […]

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Shirley Levitt Memorial Concert

Saturday March 9th, 7.30pm at Cottingham Methodist Church, Hallgate, Cottingham The Memorial Concert celebrates the life of Shirley Levitt who sadly passed away last year. She had played in Brass Bands in the Humberside area for about 50 years and was playing with the East Riding of Yorkshire Band up until a few weeks before […]

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Strike up the Band

The Band’s first concert of the year took place on Saturday 2nd February at the Anlaby Park Methodist Church as part of their “Ignition” appeal to benefit the local community. The programme was well received and an excellent start for 2013. Musical Director, Ian Scott received much positive comment from the audience and said “there was some […]

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