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Triumphant Second Placing!

Drighlington band are pleased to announce an excellent second place result at the Butlins Mineworkers contest in Skegness on the16th January 2016.

The Band celebrating after playing at the contest.

Drawn early on during the day's events on number 4, judges Alan Morrison & Steve Sykes were overall very pleased with the band's performance of Ian McElligott's "A Celt in Jerusalem".

The next contest that Drighlington Band will be perfoming at is the Yorkshire Regional Championships in Bradford on the 6th March.

Principal & Tutti Cornets Wanted for Yorkshire Area

Drighlington band (runner up in last weekends Butlins Mineworkers championships) would like to appoint committed Principal & Tutti cornets in time for the area contest in March. Are we what you're looking for? 

Please get in touch via the website of by contacting our friendly chairwoman, Cat, on 07714 953038.




Appointment of Musical Director

Drighlington Band are delighted to announce the appointment of John Roberts as their new Musical Director. John joins us after a successful 2 years as Resident Musical Director at the Reg Vardy Band.

Chairwoman, Cat Chadwick, said "we are thrilled to have John on board, and are really excited to be beginning a new chapter. We look forward to working with him."

The band have a busy winter season ahead, and will be competing at the Butlins Mineworkers Championship in January, hoping to emulate their success after winning the title in 2013.

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Upcoming events

6th March 2016
Yorkshire Area Championships, St George's Hall, Bradford

21st April 2016
St George's Day Service

23rd April 2016
Harrogate Flower Show

14th May 2016
Spring Festival, Winter Gardens, Blackpool

19th June 2016
Morley March Contest

3rd July 2016
Brighouse March Contest

9th July 2016
Durham Miners Gala

14th August 2016
Wetherby Bandstand