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Skipton’s Summer

August 2, 2018 by


Summer 2018 The year the sun remembered to shine! Summers come and go but the summer of 2018 will be remembered for a while for all the right reasons… it was a proper summer with sun and shorts and sunny evenings! The band have been rehearsing hard over the past few weeks, with new solos […]

Skipton’s Sunshine and Sheep

July 3, 2018 by


Sunshine, Sheep and Skipton – not three words you often put together but the sunshine at this year’s Sheep Day on Skipton’s High Street really was very different to many of the slightly wetter and colder Sheep Days we have had over the years. The weather has been so nice in fact that for the […]

A Busy First Weekend in June.

June 3, 2018 by


The last few weeks have been very busy at band with the run up to the Ripon Contest and also putting together our summer concert programme. This time last year, Jack had only run four rehearsals with us before taking us to Ripon. Having had a whole year to get to know us, and us […]

140 Years Experience and still going strong!

May 6, 2018 by


It’s not every day you work out how many years of experience the top two players on the front row have, but I’m sure for most bands it is double figures but for us today the answer was a staggering 140! With players away on holiday, our usual front row needed a bit of rearranging […]

Springing into Skipton’s Summer

April 14, 2018 by


A ‘Concert on the Cobbles’ or ‘The Sound of Brass on the Setts’. It depends on which word you use for those lumpy stones outside the town hall, which in turns depends on where you were born and in addition where your parents were born! To me they are cobbles but I come from a […]