North West Area 2018

Percussion can’t win you contests, but it can certainly lose them! – Taffy, Blackburn and Darwen Band After a long week of rehearsals and last minute tweaks, it was a blessing to have been pre-drawn in the second half. We could all have a lie-in as we wouldn’t be playing until at least 1pm, meaning […]

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Butlins 2018

Saturday the 13th of January saw 72 bands descend on Skegness for the annual Butlins’ Mineworkers Contest. Split into 5 sections across 4 different venues, there was something for everyone, with bands competing in the Championship section being required to prepare an entertainment repertoire as well as a contest piece. Competing with Besses Boys Band […]

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