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Spring Festival Success

Fifty-seven bands competed this weekend in sunny Blackpool as part of the 102nd Spring Festival. Oldham Band (Lees) under the direction of MD John Collins emerged victorious just ahead of Allan Withington’s Carlton Main Frickley Colliery. Both bands will now be planning their trip to ... read more

Saddleworth Whit Friday Details

Organisers have announced details of the 2024 Saddleworth & Oldham District Whit Friday contests. The event will take place on 24th May with over £35,000 in prize money up for grabs thanks to generous financial support from private sponsorship and Oldham Council. This year's panel ... read more

Treize Etoiles Defend Euro Title

The 45th European Brass Band Championships took place this weekend in the beautiful setting of Palanga in Lithuania. Congratulations to winners Treize Etoiles and their Musical Director Frederic Theodoloz. The Swiss band managed to successfully defend the Championship Division European Title with two superb performances ... read more