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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

New MD Required

Lostock hall band require a new MD due to relocation. We are a third section north west contest band with a full and varied calendar of engagements. All applications in strict confidence to  Chairman Phil Edwards, deadline for applicants is 3rd April. For more Information or to apply contact Phil Edwards: Email: philmr2@hotmail.com Mobile: 07947835231

Concert – United Reform Church, Leyland

Saturday 21 March the band performed their annual concert at the United Reform. Church in Leyland. This has become an annual event and again we performed to a capacity audience. The evening commenced with our junior members on the cornet section leading with ‘True and Trusty’. This is a great innovation to encourage these young … Continue reading

Lions Presentation Evening

Tues 24 March the band were invited to the Lions International presentation evening at Fox Lane Sports club. In Leyland. Ron Heyes represented the band to receive our donation for the charity events we have performed for them. Ron gave a short 5 min talk about the history of the band and thanked the Lions … Continue reading

MD Brian Harper’s final contest with LHMBB

The band are busy preparing for this weekend’s 3rd Section North West regional contest in Blackpool in what will be MD Brian Harper’s final contest with LHMBB. Brian and his wife Carol (who plays cornet with the band) are relocating to Lincolnshire in just a few weeks. The band all would like to wish them … Continue reading

Blackpool Contest 2015

Following the previous news item we are once again visiting Blackpool for our annual visit next  Sunday 1st March to take part in the  National Brass Band Championships. We have been working hard over the last few weeks to prepare our piece of music called Evolution which is not an easy piece. We gave it … Continue reading

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