Band News

September’s 100 Club Winner

Andy Dale was the lucky winner of our September lottery. Andy is a great friend and supporter of the band so we all hope he enjoys this little win. Thank you for your continued support, Andy.

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Best of British Concert Tickets

Tickets for our Best of British concert on the 21st October 2017 are available to purchase in our onlne shop: http://www.wingatesbrassband.co.uk/shopping/tickets.html

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British Open Contest Results

It’s been a fantastic weekend in Birmingham returning to the British Open after an 18 year absence. The band qualified back in May at the Grandshield and yesterday finished 13th out of 18 – against 16 other British Elite bands plus the winners Valaisia.

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Wingates Band in danger of closing down

Championship Section Brass Band, Wingates Band based in Westhoughton, is appealing to its local community, businesses, fellow bandsmen and brass band enthusiasts for financial assistance to maintain the history and traditions of brass band playing for over 140 years in the Bolton area. As they rapidly approach competing in the biggest brass band competition in the world on Saturday 9th… Read more »

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Open rehearsal featuring the British Open Test piece – Fraternity

Open rehearsal featuring the British Open Test piece – Fraternity 2nd September 2007

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July 100 Club Winner

Congratulations to Pat Collins our July 100 winner.

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Clatterbridge Cancer Charity Donation

The band are delighted to announce that further to the Clatterbridge Cancer Charity concert at St George’s Hall (24th June 2017) they are able to give a donation of £200 to Clatterbridge Cancer Care. A very special thanks is extended to Mr Steve Caunce for his very kind and generous support again this year. Thank you to everyone who attended… Read more »

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May and June 100 Club Winners

Congratulations to our recent 100 Club winners: Mr Michael Atkinson – May – £150 Mr Rai Hirst – June – £150

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Clatterbridge Cancer Care Charity Concert

St Georges Hall, St George’s Place, Liverpool, L1 1JJ @ 7.30pm – 24th June Wingates Band, are playing with international Euphonium star Dave Thornton in an effort to assist with the remarkable services that Clatterbridge continue to provide.

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A Successful contesting season

Wingates have had a much to celebrate over the past 12 months – as the picture shows! The celebrations began in February 2016, when the band gained 2nd place at the North West Area Championships and qualified to compete in the National Finals in October.

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