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Can you help us finish our lineup Due to relocation and students returning to study we have fantastic opportunities for a Solo Cornet, Percussionist, and Bass (either Eb or Bb) We are a 3rd Section band who came 4th in the 2021 National Finals and have a number of exciting projects on the horizon. Under … Continue reading

New MD Appointed

Lostock Hall Memorial Band are delighted to announce the new appointment of Mr Ryan Broad as Musical Director.  During his time at the University of Salford he studied performance and conducting under the direction of Howard Evans, Tom Davoren and Brett Baker. In 2017 he graduated with an MA in Music. Additionally, Ryan has played … Continue reading

New MD Required

Lostock Hall Memorial Band have a Vacancy for Musical Director Currently 3rd Section Situated 3 minutes from Junction 29 M6 Rehearsals Mondays 7.45 – 9.30 and Fridays 8.00 – 10.00pm Training Band Fridays 6.30 -7.30pm email : martwalker@hotmail.co.uk call : Martin Walker on 07768 856790 all applications will be dealt with in the strictest of … Continue reading

Latest News

Happy New Year! Keep your eye on our page for all the latest updates as we start the new year competing in the 3rd section on the contest stage. After being promoted in 2018 from the 4th section we will start our contest campaign at the Guild Hall Preston on the 27th January.

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


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