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Latest News

Well the finals at Cheltenham are now behind us. We came a respectable 7th place out of a field of 17 bands. We were slightly disappointed but still a reasonable position .     We had a great weekend at the Cheltenham centaur , played number 8 and the venue itself was better than we had anticipated. … Continue reading

Latest News – National Finals

Well, we are nearly there. One week to go and we’ll be off to Cheltenham. We’ve had a very busy summer with extra fund raising events in addition to our normal walking days and concerts. At the moment we are rehearsing heavily in readiness for the finals, we think it’s going ok but Josh has … Continue reading

Fund Raising Events

Well our fund raising is well organised and here we go: Saturday 5th May blowathon at bandroom 9am to 9 pm. If anyone wishes to sponsor us please contact any band member on pop in during the day for a listen. Saturday 19th May concert promoted by Whalley  lions to be held in Whalley village … Continue reading

North West Area Championships

Well we won, yes Sunday 25th February, an early start it was, 8.15 am at the bandroom and off to Blackpool, Winter Gardens to compete in the National Brass Band Championshipa 4th division. We drew No. 2 in order of play, and after playing quite well, we thought, were awarded first prize along with best … Continue reading

Latest News

Hello everyone, had a busy few weeks since Christmas rehearsing hard for our appearance at Brass at the Guild in Preston a couple of weeks ago. Well, it was all worth it we won FIRST Prize , yipeeeee. In addition, our bass section won best basses, Nick Gates, principal cornet player won best principal cornet … Continue reading

Latest News

The next few weeks, with the run up to Christmas is a very busy time, Armistice Sunday, two marches, and then concerts and carolling prior to the big day on 25 December. If you see us round and about please dig deep into your pockets to keep us afloat for another year.  Just a note … Continue reading

New Musical Director Appointed

Following a few auditions for a new Musical Director we finally appointed Josh Hughes to the position.    Josh is a very enthusiastic MD and as lots of experience leading local bands. Next Sunday 29 October he is leading us to his first contest with us at Rochdale Town Hall. We have worked very hard over … Continue reading

Musical Director Vacancy

Lostock Hall Memorial Band Musical Director Vacancy Lostock Hall welcomes applications from enthusiastic and hardworking musicians to continue the development of its  players. The band attends 2-3 contests per year and has several long standing engagements in and around the community. Rehearsals are Monday and Friday 8 – 10pm in our own band room, located … Continue reading

Latest News

A week or two ago saw us at blackpool competing in the NW Areas  for a place at the finals in Cheltenham in sept.   We didn’t quite make a final place but we did come 6th out of 17 bands, A good position for us. Life carries on and we have just entertained the people … Continue reading

News

Well Christmas is over and what a busy time we had . You could have seen us at Tesco Leyland, Fishergate Preston (twice) and wasn’t it cold. Two concerts in Lostock Hall just to name a few. We are now into contest season. Sun 29th January we’re at the Guild Hall, Preston then the Winter … Continue reading

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