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New conductor

Wedgewood takes the baton at Old Silkstone

August 4, 2017
The experienced Owen Wedgewood will take the baton at Old Silkstone.

Sam Fisher

Fisher casts away from Old Silkstone

July 28, 2017
After three highly successful years, Sam Fisher takes his leave of Old Silkstone Band.

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Old Silkstone enjoy a bit of red carpet Respect

November 19, 2016
The Old Silkstone Band has enjoyed a little bit of the film star treatment at the prestigious 30th Leeds International Film Festival.

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Old Silkstone battle for no place like home

July 21, 2016
Old Silkstone Band look forward to Cheltenham despite not being able to perform in the village they call home.


Old Silkstone take Disney inspiration for family day out

July 1, 2016
Old Silkstone Band take inspiration from the silver screen to bring a great bit of brass band entertainment to a fun-packed family day.

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Old Silkstone become Bobby Dazzlers

December 17, 2015
A return to the swing time era of the 1940s provides Old Silkstone with the chance to dazzle.

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Old Silkstone enjoy the craics in their line up

July 25, 2015
The Old Silkstone Band certainly enjoyed themselves on their first musical trip to Ireland...


Old Silkstone strictly linked with innovative approach

June 20, 2015
The Old Silkstone Band has taken a step, waltz and rumba in a new direction...

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Fisher price is right for Old Silkstone

March 18, 2015
Sam Fisher takes over as MD at Old Silkstone after dream debut.

Noel Fest

Elf service not under threat at Silkstone

January 7, 2015
A wonderful Old Silkstone Christmas concert showed locals that the elf service is in fine fettle...

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Silkstone catch Fisher

December 30, 2014
Sam Fisher will lead Old Silkstone Band at the Yorkshire Area contest in March.

Bavarian Band

The sound of music reaches Old Silkstone

November 5, 2014
A very particular sound of Bavarian music that is...

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Old Silkstone announce end of Kerwin link

September 12, 2014
The three and half year musical partnership between Old Silkstone Band and Simon Kerwin has come to an end.

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Old Silkstone celebrate Blast of success

October 22, 2013
After a year of rebuilding Old Silkstone were back to winning ways at the recent Bolsover Festival of Brass.

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Old Silkstone Contest cancelled

August 20, 2012
The proposed Old Silkstone March & Hymn Contest has been cancelled.

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Old Silkstone Contest postponed

July 8, 2012
The Old Silkstone Hymn Tune & March Contest has been put back to September.

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Old Silkstone announce march details

June 13, 2012
The popular Old Silkstone March & Hymn Contest takes place this July — so get your band booked in!

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Old Silkstone Contest marches back

February 8, 2012
The Old Silkstone March & Hymn Tune Contest is back this year!


New MD for Silkstone

April 12, 2011
Simon Kerwin takes the helm at Old Silkstone with immediate effect.

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Something new at Old Silkstone

October 23, 2009
Old Silkstone Band has welcomed a new MD and a host of new players to the ranks.

Walsall Brass Band - Willenhall Singers

Saturday 18 November • Sneyd Communnity Centre, Vernon Way, Bloxwich, Walsall. WS3 2PA

Rushden Town Band -

Saturday 18 November • Park Rd Baptist Church, Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 0RW

Contest: Brass in Concert

Saturday 18 November • Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Square, Gateshead NE28 2JR

Foden's Band - Morley Town Hall

Saturday 18 November • Queen Street, Morley LS27 9DY

Black Dyke Band - Waterford, Ireland

Saturday 18 November • Carriganore Arena, Waterford Institute of Technology Sports Campus tbc

Newstead Brass

November 18 • Bb Cornet (position negotiable). . Newstead Brass, established Midlands Championship section, have opportunity for an additional cornet player. Suitable for experienced player or someone looking to take the next step in their development.

Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band

November 17 • FRONT ROW CORNET. SOLO TROMBONE. . The band have an exciting concert/contest/marching schedule ahead. We are looking for a committed front row cornet and solo trombone player to come and join us in the Yorkshire 1st Section! MD: Richard Larder.

Glossop Old Band

November 17 • SOLO TROMBONE. The Glossop Old Band Welcomes applications for the Solo Trombone Chair. The Band will be competing in the First Section as of 2018 and are looking to continue its progression back to the top levels of performance

Chris Wormald

B.Mus (Hons), LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, adjudicator, arranger