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2024 Saddleworth & Oldham District Whit Friday 

Brighouse & Rastrick retained their Saddleworth & Oldham Whit Friday title performing 'Knight Templar' under the direction of Garry Cutt as the band claimed victories at Delph, Greenfield, Grotton, Lees & Springhead, Scouthead & Austerlands and Uppermill. It meant that the West Riding band banked ... read more

Tameside Whit Friday

For the 20th time in 21 years Foden’s emerged as convincing overall winners at this year’s Tameside Whit Friday marches. Commenting on the band’s victory a spokesperson for Foden’s made it clear that the band did not take the success for granted and had thoroughly ... read more

20th Anniversary for Children’s Band

The NYBBGB’s Children's Band is 20 years old this year and will be celebrating with a summer residential course concluding with a special concert at the Martin Harris Centre, Manchester. The Guest Conductor, Lynda Nicholson, is a familiar face, being an NYBBGB alumni herself as ... read more