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Lofthouse provides beacon of brass band attraction

October 10, 2017
A great 'Learn to Play' initiative by Lofthouse 2000 Band has proved to be a brilliant as well as loud success!

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Lofthouse gains inclusion grant

June 14, 2017
The proactive inclusion work of Lofthouse Brass has been recognised with a grant from the Ann Maguire Arts Education Fund.

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Every little helps for Lofthouse

February 10, 2017
Asda adds a little extra cash to help support the work of Lofthouse Band in bringing music making to their community.

Yorkshire Area

Seven year ban for Lofthouse perpetrator

October 25, 2016
The person who maliciously tried to undermine the eligibility of Lofthouse 2000 to compete at the 2016 Yorkshire Regional Championships has been banned.


Man cautioned over Lofthouse disqualification attempt

July 21, 2016
A man has been cautioned by Police over the attempt to get the Lofthouse Band disqualified form the Yorkshire Regional Championship.


Bogus registration attempt in hands of Police

March 16, 2016
The malicious attempt to try and get Lofthouse 2000 Band disqualified from the Yorkshire Area Championship has been passed to a specialist Police Fraud Team for investigation.

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Lofthouse boost local brass tuition with award

June 9, 2015
A grant award from the Coalfields Regeneration Trust will help Lofthouse 2000 carry on their great community education and teaching work.

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Lofthouse boost with community grant award

May 19, 2015
Lofthouse 2000 secure grant to help boost community involvement and player development.

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Lofthouse and Stretton provide tasty Cafe menu

November 26, 2014
The combination of James Stretton and a huge musical menu of instruments gives the latest Lofthouse Band Music Cafe a great boost in customers...

James Stretton

Stretton helps Lofthouse recruitment

November 20, 2014
The multi talented multi instrumentalist James Stretton has been helping Lofthouse recruit new brass band talent.

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Coffee, cakes and cornets at Lofthouse cafe

November 5, 2014
There is the opportunity to enjoy some food, drink and brass band music making at Lofthouse this month — and you can take something home too if you feel like it...


Lofthouse set to record community employment boost

October 3, 2014
An innovative grant success will see Lofthouse 2000 help local young people gain employment skills.

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Lofthouse set for Fernie premiere

September 17, 2014
Lofthouse 2000 will be giving the world premiere of a new work by composer Alan Fernie, inspired by the First World War poetry of Wilfred Owen.

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Lofthouse add brass to marriage nuptials

August 12, 2014
Members of Lofthouse 2000 add a little bit of brass to a special banding day.


I've started, but I'll finish....

July 18, 2014
If you want to become something of a brass band mastermind then get along to Lofthouse Band's latest brain teaser evening...

New York

Lofthouse set for New Orleans debut

March 25, 2014
An eclectic mix of musical genres is on the cards for Lofthouse Brass in the next few months...


Lofthouse launch into 21st century web

February 20, 2014
A brand new website has given Lofthouse Brass a huge technological boost...

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Holdgate's helping hand for Lofthouse

January 25, 2014
Kevin Holdgate has agreed to step in at short notice to take Lofthouse 2000 to Bradford.

Lofthouse Awards

Lofthouse gongs for Christmas

December 31, 2013
The Lofthouse Band awards have recently been presented in time for Christmas.

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Festive broadcast for Lofthouse

December 23, 2013
Lofthouse Brass 200 can heard on the Radio Leeds airwaves this Christmas — not once but twice!

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

Christopher Houlding

Conductor, Performer, Educator