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Wingates

New signings at Wingates

October 09, 2022
The Wingates Band has comprehensively strengthened its ranks ahead of a busy few months.


Andrea Price

Andrea Price appointed Musical Director at Wingates

June 15, 2022
The acclaimed percussionist, composer and educationalist becomes Musical Director at one of the banding world's most famous names.


Paul Andrews

Thursday interview with Paul Andrews

March 17, 2022
We catch up with conductor Paul Andrews as he announces that he will step down from his role as MD at Wingates Band after nine years at the helm.


Withington

Death of Jack Withington

March 01, 2022
The death has been reported of Jack Withington, one of the most influential and popular figures in North West banding.


Wimgates

New sop and flugel signings at Wingates

October 12, 2021
Rob Richardson and Liv Appleton sign for the north west band.


Winagtes

Evans to light blue touch paper for Wingate's Fireworks display

June 24, 2021
Richard Evans will provide the narration to Wingates 'Fireworks' at their forthcoming 'Best of Brass Festival' appearance on the weekend.


Evans

Evans to keep beating time...

October 17, 2019
Richard Evans will be joined by the band that first made his name for the launch of the updated version of his celebrated autobiography.


MEANTLA hEALTH

Wingates pioneer mental health workshop

March 21, 2019
Wingates Band is linking up with health care professionals and the Coop to run a free mental health workshop linked to the benefits of playing a brass band instrument.


Andy

Not so old MacDonald to celebrate 50 years being a top-man

May 18, 2018
One of the UKs most respected principal cornet players will celebrate half a century of banding with a concert in his honour this weekend


Wingates

Wingates look forward to Open return

August 24, 2017
Former winners look forward to the British Open as they also work hard to secure elite level financial status at majors


Wingates

Wingates hope to raise plenty of sterling for charity with Thornton

June 17, 2017
Wingates team up with Sterling euph star David Thornton to raise money for a fine charitable cause in Liverpool.


Wingates

Wingates enjoy Open return but lose solo euph

May 18, 2017
Wingates joy at returning to the British Open has also been tempered by the loss of their outstanding solo euphonium player Chris Robertson.


Simon Cowen

Few last slide spots left for Cowen masterclass

March 10, 2017
There are just a few places left for the trombone masterclass led by Elliott Brass Artist, Simon Cowen — so make sure you book your place.


Wingates

Wingates make Norwegian link

March 10, 2017
Wingates announce new additions to their horn team ahead of Swan Lake challenge


Simon Cowen

Cowen to lead trombone workshop

January 25, 2017
One of the UKs leading professional trombone players will head a special trombone workshop in Westhoughton in March — so book your place now!


Wingates

Wingates gain extra benefits with sponsorship renewal

January 06, 2017
Wingates renew sponsorship link with Brass Toff Instrument Repairs as they look to full functioning future.


New signings

Arrivals and departures at Wingates

November 01, 2016
There has been some reshuffling in the ranks at Wingates as they look towards the new contesting season.


wINGATES

Report & Results: 2016 Brighouse Festival of Brass

July 05, 2016
Wingates carries on its fine 2016 contesting form with a clear cut march and hymn tune victory at Brighouse.


Wingates

Seven up boost for Wingates in time for Grand Shield

May 12, 2016
Wingates head to the Winter Gardens this weekend boosted by seven new signings in the ranks.


David Kaye

Wingates say fond farewell to President

April 25, 2016
There is an end of an era at Wingates Band as they say a fond farewell to their highly respected Band President David Kaye.


Wingates

Wingates add six pack strength

February 18, 2016
Six new players add to the Wingates challenge ahead of North West Area.


Wingates

Brass Toff comes to Wingates

February 01, 2016
The Wingates Band has secured a brass repairing sponsorship contract with Brass Toff Ltd.


Lucy Pankhurst

Wingates century boosted by new commissions

September 18, 2015
A century of recording by Wingates Band is to be celebrated with a CD release — and a brace of new compositions from Lucy Pankhurst and Adam Taylor.


Paul Andrews and Wingates

Wingates help new launch new range

September 04, 2015
The principal players of Wingates Band have helped launch a new range of instruments through Brass Toff.


Making Rain

BBE helps with Wingates fine weather story

August 14, 2015
Brass Bands England has lent a helping hand to get a weather story with a difference on the map at Wingates...




Elland sILVER yOUTH

On the fifth day of Christmas...

December 5 • Elland Sliver Band start opening their Christmas Crackers...


Bendigo

Brass Blues for Bendigo

December 5 • Bendigo United Brass has played its part in the annual Blues & Roots Music Festival.


Campbeltown

Brass band feature on Radio 5 Live later tonight.

December 5 • There will be an hour long slot on Colin Murray's late night show this evening — featuring


Tredeagr

On the fourth day of Christmas...

December 4 • Tredegar signed a new euphonium player...


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Friday 9 December • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C2DJ


PEMBERTON OLD WIGAN DW BRASS BANDS - Pemberton Old Wigan DW B Band Christmas concert

Friday 9 December • Pemberton Old Brass Bands club. Enfield street . Pemberton . Wigan WN5 8DZ


Harlow Brass Band - CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD!

Saturday 10 December • St Andrew's Methodist Church, The Stow, Harlow CM20 3AF


Lofthouse 2000 Brass Band - Lofthouse 2000 Brass for YAS Christmas Concert

Saturday 10 December • St Austin's Theatre. 4 Wentworth Terrace. Wakefield WF1 3QN WF1 3QN


Mereside Brass - Christmas Tree Festival

Saturday 10 December • St Chad's Church. Winsford. Cheshire CW7 4DA


Ashton under Lyne Band

December 5 • PRINCIPAL CORNET : Are you a strong, ambitious player who is capable of leading a championship section band? Are you looking for a fresh challenge with an established band? We have a sensible diary of engagements and an immediate start is available.


City of Hull Band

December 5 • New Year. New challenge????? First class Solo Baritone required for January 2023. Rehearsing Sunday and Wednesday evenings near the Humber Bridge under the musical direction of Dean Jones.


Chadderton Band

December 5 • Chadderton Band is a non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are a friendly band and welcome all players of any age and ability on all sections of the band. Please come along and meet the band you will be very welcomed.


Stan Lippeatt

BA, LRSM
Conductor, adjudicator, tutor


               

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