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June 24, 2021
Richard Evans will provide the narration to Wingates 'Fireworks' at their forthcoming 'Best of Brass Festival' appearance on the weekend.
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.
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.
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
August 24, 2017
Former winners look forward to the British Open as they also work hard to secure elite level financial status at majors
June 17, 2017
Wingates team up with Sterling euph star David Thornton to raise money for a fine charitable cause in Liverpool.
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.
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.
March 10, 2017
Wingates announce new additions to their horn team ahead of Swan Lake challenge
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!
January 06, 2017
Wingates renew sponsorship link with Brass Toff Instrument Repairs as they look to full functioning future.
November 01, 2016
There has been some reshuffling in the ranks at Wingates as they look towards the new contesting season.
July 05, 2016
Wingates carries on its fine 2016 contesting form with a clear cut march and hymn tune victory at Brighouse.
May 12, 2016
Wingates head to the Winter Gardens this weekend boosted by seven new signings in the ranks.
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.
February 18, 2016
Six new players add to the Wingates challenge ahead of North West Area.
February 01, 2016
The Wingates Band has secured a brass repairing sponsorship contract with Brass Toff Ltd.
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.
September 04, 2015
The principal players of Wingates Band have helped launch a new range of instruments through Brass Toff.
August 14, 2015
Brass Bands England has lent a helping hand to get a weather story with a difference on the map at Wingates...
February 01, 2015
Wingates take the top honour in Preston together with Haslingden & Helmshore. Haydock, Blackpool Brass, Skelmersdale and Youth Brass 2000
September 29, 2014
4BR has been informed of the death of popular North West bandsman, Tony Daniels.
August 27, 2014
The musical part played by the Wingates Band during the First World War has been commemorated in print — as well as on shellac.
July 21, 2014
The death has been reported of former Wingates conductor and CWS (Manchester) player Stanley Whiteman.
July 16, 2014
Wingates Band birthplace is commemorated for future generations to glance up on and admire in their home town of Westhoughton.