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Celebrating Our Queen's 90th Birthday & St George's Day!

This week Drighlington band were part of the annual St George's Day celebrations at Leeds Minster. This year was particularly special as the festivities coincided with our Queen's 90th birthday celebrations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 


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.


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

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