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Ossett Community Centre - 4th December 2022

 

We really enjoyed our concert on Sunday afternoon. We presented a programme of highlights from our last year and we also included some Christmas tunes as well.

Thank you to everyone how came to support us and the centre!

Saturday 26th November

We had two groups out playing carols at two different church bazaars. We all agreed it was great fun and it really hwlped to get us in the Christmas Spirit!

Many thanks to both churches who made us very welcome!

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St Paul's, Barnsley - 24th September 2022

We received a very warm welcome at St Paul's Church at an event which was celebrating the 200th Anniversaries of the churches of St Mary's & St George's.

This was our first indoor concert since before the pandemic and we thoroughly enjoyed playing for our audience.

Our programme included, Palladio, Lord of the Dance, Folk Song Suite, Dr Who Through Time and Space, as well as many other pieces.

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The Death of HM  Queen Elizabeth II

We are extremely saddened by the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II yesterday - 8th September 2022.

We send our condolences to the Royal Family.

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Palladio & Dr Who Through Time and Space

Here's a short video featuring snippets of our performance yesterday at New Wortley Recreation Ground. 

We hope you enjoy it!

New Wortley Recreation Ground

17th July 2022

 

We've had a wonderful afternoon at New Wortley Recreation Ground. With an outdoor temperature of 30° we were really grateful for the shade of the beautiful trees and a cooling breeze.

Thank you to everyone who came to support us! We hope you enjoyed your afternoon. We certainly enjoyed playing for you!

Camphill, Wakefield 

2nd July 2022

The band was delighted to be back at Camphill Summer Fair for the first time since 2019! 

Here are snippets of some of the pieces we played,

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee - Coronation Garden's, Wakefield - Saturday 4th June 2022

We were honoured to take part in Wakefield's celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. The weather was unseasonably cold but that didn't dampen our spirits! 

We thoroughly enjoyed entertaining te public with pieces such as the Magnificent Seven (ty?),  An Irish Ayre for Winds, Prayer for Ukraine, Lord of the Dance before finishing with Pomp and Circumstance!

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The Queen's Platinum Jubilee 

Saturday 4th June 2022

We're honoured and delighted to be playing our part in helping the people of Wakefield celebrate The Queen's Platinum Jubilee on Saturday 4th June.

We will playing in Coronation Gardens between 10.15am and 12.30pm and it would be wonderful to have your support!

And, it's not just us! There are things happening all day long in the gardens and so it's going to be a wonderful day!

You can find more information by visiting the council's website.

Vacancies

We are currently looking for an experienced trumpet/cornet player and a tuba player to join our existing brass team. 

We have a wide repertoire and already have a number of engagements for this year.

If you are interested in joining us, please get in touch to have a chat.

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