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Drighlington Band - Regionals 2016

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Appointment of Musical Director

Drighlington Band are delighted to announce the appointment of Duncan Beckley as their new MD.
Following the departure of John Roberts in August, the band has been looking for the right person to direct the band.
“Duncan has proved to us that he is an excellent band trainer and we are looking forward to building the band prior to the contesting season next year. He brings with him a wealth of experience and player base to strengthen the band”.
The band has a busy concert schedule in the lead up to Christmas, starting with a collaboration with the folk musician Roger Davies as part of the Brighouse Arts Festival on Saturday 22nd October at Brighouse Methodist Church.
Duncan will make his debut at the upcoming Holmfirth contest in November.   


Please help us by returning any Drighlington jackets!

Drighlington Band is having a jacket amnesty! If you have played for the band in the last few years, please can you raid the back of the wardrobe for either their black/green/gold stage jackets, blue blazer walking out jackets or ties. If you find any, please can you get in touch with Secretary Anna Jackson, via enquiries@drighlingtonband.co.uk or 07922 883591.


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.

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Upcoming events

6th November 2016
Holmfirth Contest

12th November 2016
Cleckheaton Christmas Lights

13th November 2016
Remembrance Sunday Parade, War Memorial, Drighlington

26th November 2016
Rothwell Christmas Lights

4th December 2016
Light Up a Life Service, St Gemma's Hospice, Leeds

11th December 2016
Torchlight Parade, Haworth

14th December 2016
Morgan Cars Carols Night, Manor Golf Club, Drighlington

18th December 2016
Pipes, Bows, Bells, Haworth