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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

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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

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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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Following a busy summer of concerts and walking days, the band have had a quite few weeks until sat 1 october when we hosted Blackpool Male Voice Choir at St James Institute. An excellent evening was enjoyed by all who attended. We shared a two hour concert with joint items and individual ones. The band … Continue reading

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We’ve had a very busy June with walking days and concerts. The Weather hasn’t been very kind to us so much so that music books are in need of repair. In addition a new arrival has been born , a baby boy to our soprano player Colin Tarry and his wife Hayley. We wish the … Continue reading

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Christmas was a hectic time for the band, lots of caroling at Tesco, Asda and one or two other places, besides our own concert which was a huge success. Then a couple of weeks rest before the onslaught of the Cambrian Suite which is the NW Area test piece for Blackpool in about four weeks … Continue reading

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Well just to keep,everyone up to date with our activities, the band have had a very busy summer period with walking days and carnivals, followed by an excellent concert last Sunday at St Leonard’s Church in Penwortham. We also performed at Brass Attack in July along with local school bands and Leyland band at Lostock … Continue reading

New MD Appointed

The band are delighted to announce the appointment of our new musical director. Phil Edwards who has been our solo euphonium player for approx 15 years, has been recently appointed to the position of MD. Phil is pleased to take up this position and is looking forward to the Whit Friday marches which will be … Continue reading

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