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100 Years of Remembrance

November 11, 2018 by


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, […]

The Sound Of Skipton

November 1, 2018 by


With an almost full house, solos, a duet, a packed programme, a feature from our training band, an advent calendar and a Halloween bucketful of chocolates, October’s concert certainly had something for everyone. October’s concert was the first indoor concert that the band have given for a while and was something the band had been […]

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 […]