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Skipton Waterways

8th May 2019


Skipton Waterways Festival is a long standing event in the diary of many local canal boat owners and every year attracts visitors and boats from further afield. This year saw over twenty five boats taking part on the Sunday night in the illuminated cruise and over the three days over twenty local music groups and […]

Spring Concert 2019

9th April 2019


‘The Church at the top of the High Street’ was once again the venue for our concert and with a varied programme of marches, solos and arrangements from across the years the band put on another good show – showcasing the work that has been going in since Christmas. The concert was once again run […]

Christmas 2018

6th January 2019


Having emailed people this evening about the Gateway Brass times for tomorrow, I suddenly remembered I hadn’t updated the website since the build up to Christmas began! Here’s a quick roundup.. It was a season full of notes and pencil waving – red of course to keep with the season – and carols a plenty; […]

Christmas is coming…

25th November 2018


It may only be November but with several Christmas events already completed we are starting to feel the festive season us upon us. Walking round the supermarket today I found myself needing to explain the Christmas tee-shirt I was wearing. Yesterday I forgot and went all the way round the local supermarket complete with Christmas […]

100 Years of Remembrance

11th November 2018


Today saw Skipton doing what it does best – coming together. The high street was packed, the church had standing room only and the rain and drizzle did not dampen the memories, the thoughts or wash away the notes. The parade contained acting service men and women, musicians, retired officers and generals, school children, scouts, […]