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Report & Results: 2017 National Championships of Great Britain: First Section

September 17, 2017
Pemberton Old Wigan DW is the new champion as Eric Ball emerges as the overall winner in a disappointing First Section tournament battle.

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Report & Results: 2017 North West Regional Championships: First Section

February 26, 2017
Pemberton Old Wigan DW conquers 'The Land of the Long White Cloud ' as Rainford join them in Cheltenham after a chilly battle in Blackpool.


Death of Graham Furnell

December 22, 2016
The death has been announced of the highly respected Pemberton Old Wigan bandsman Graham Furnell.

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New euph lead at Pemberton Old

September 15, 2016
Nick Giles is the new solo euphonium player at Pemberton Old JJB Wigan Band.

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Pemberton Old welcomes new faces

August 25, 2016
There are a number of new signings in the ranks of Pemberton Old Wigan Band.

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Death of Stevie Hyde

August 5, 2016
Pemberton Old JJB Wigan Band has announced the death of long serving player Stevie Hyde.


New memories to be created by home change for Pemberton Old

July 10, 2016
Pemberton Old Wigan DW Band hope to create many new memories as they move to a new home after half a century.


New principal at Pemberton

June 30, 2016
The talented young cornet player Georgina Moulsdale becomes the new principal cornet of Pemberton Old Wigan DW Band.


Gibbs takes over at Pemberton Old Wigan DW

September 29, 2015
Kevin Gibbs has been appointed as the new MD of Pemberton Old Wigan DW.

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Pemberton strengthens ahead of Blackpool

February 20, 2014
Pemberton Old Wigan DW Band has added strength to their Winter Garden line up for St Magnus.


Busy Pemberton sign up new talent

October 16, 2013
Pemberton Old Wigan DW has been signing more new players than their sponsor's football team.

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Pemberton gain further Whelan investment for youth

September 16, 2013
Wigan Athletic's famous Chairman invests sponsorship cash into Pemberton's inventive youth partnership.

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Pemberton hit Top Gear for the Area

February 7, 2013
The Danish Stig will lead Pemberton Old Wigan DW into Blackpool battle on Harmony Music.

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Bentham thanked for Pemberton role

January 23, 2013
Pemberton Old Wigan DW Band has thanked their former MD Mark Bentham for his role in their rejuvenation a a top flight force.

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New duo at Pemberton

October 11, 2012
Pemberton Old gain two new faces as personnel continues to change at North West band.

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Pemberton goodbye to flugel star

October 4, 2012
Pemberton Old Wigan Band has said a fond farewell to one of its finest performers.

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Old work on young at Pemberton

October 3, 2012
The senior members of the Pemberton Old Wigan DW Band have been helping their youngsters get ready for their next contest outing.


A principal with distinction

September 27, 2012
Pemberton DW's principal cornet Joanne Johnson has just gained a very personal distinction.

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Coalfield boost for Pemberton youth

July 24, 2012
A grant from the Coalfield Regeneration Trust is set to help a new generation of Pemberton players.


New quintet at Pemberton

February 10, 2011
Guild Hall champs helped to title by new quintet of talent.

Foden's Band - Morley Town Hall

Saturday 18 November • Queen Street, Morley LS27 9DY

Contest: Brass in Concert

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

Rushden Town Band -

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

Walsall Brass Band - Willenhall Singers

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

Black Dyke Band - Waterford, Ireland

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

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

East London Brass

November 17 • Champ band under their INSPIRATIONAL MD Jayne Murrill are looking for a top quality BASS TROMBONE player to join our team. Lots of exciting projects (concerts and contests) lined up in the next 2 years.

Ian Porthouse

Cornet soloist, clinician, conductor and adjudicator