Sounds of a Century - Wingates Band has reached a milestone in recording history. David Thornton, a former Principal Euphonium of the band, brings the background
1915. A year that saw the birth of Sir Stanley Matthews and Frank Sinatra, and the death of W.G. Grace; also a time of great darkness...read more
The six nominations for 2015 Band CD of the Year gave our panel of judges plenty to think about in considering a strikingly diverse collection of discs spanning a huge range of repertoire in 2014 and 2015.
Nominations included discs featuring Black Dyke, Bürgermusik Luzern, Cory, and the International Staff Band...read more
Volunteers at a church in Little Hulton were devastated when a polytunnel installed to help a church's food bank vegetable growing scheme in their community gardens was targeted by vandals. £1,500 of damage was caused, hampering their efforts to help local people through the Church's food bank and affordable community cafe....read more