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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.

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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.

Lofthouse Brass Band - Mayor's Annual Charity Concert

Monday 23 April • Ossett Town Hall, Market Place, Ossett WF5 8BE WF5 8BE

Regent Hall Concerts - Clarendon Brass Ensemble

Friday 27 April • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE

Egremont Junior Band - Egremont Town Band and Workington Town Band

Friday 27 April • Workington CA14 3AW

Wotton and District Silver Band - Tom Hutchinson

Saturday 28 April • St Mary's Church, Wotton Under Edge, Gloucestershire GL12 7LS

Black Dyke Band - Lincoln Cathedral

Saturday 28 April • Minster Yard, Lincoln LN2 1PX

The Corsham Band

April 24 • With a solid result in our first year in the Second Section at the Regional Contest, the band are now looking for an experienced Front Row Cornet Player to join our friendly and enthusiastic team.

Hathern Band

April 23 • Hathern Band are looking for a PRINCIPAL EUPHONIUM to join their Championship Section Band. This position has become vacant because the present player wishes to retire. We are looking for a committed player to fill this key seat. www.hathernband.co.uk.

Lofthouse Brass Band

April 23 • Lofthouse Brass Band require a DRUMMER to complete their line up. We are a friendly 3rd section band who rehearse on Thursday evenings 7.30pm - 9pm and Saturday mornings 10am - 12noon at Outwood WMC.

Duncan A. Beckley

Conductor, adjudicator, band trainer and teacher