A British-style brass band based in Craghead near Stanley in County Durham, the band rehearses on Wednesday evenings at 7:30, and Sunday mornings at 10:30. The training band meets on Saturday mornings at 11. Anyone interested in playing, helping out, or hiring the band should go to our contact page for further details.
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|Sat 31st May 2014|
Ripon Contest Ripon Cathedral HG4 1QR Each year, the Ripon City Band members and supporters organise a very popular brass band entertainment contest in Ripon Cathedral as part of the Ripon Festivals programme. The contest is open to 3rd section, 4th section and unregistered bands. Each band has to perform a max. 20 minute programme of music to entertain and impress the judges. Three judges are used, a recognised brass band adjudicator for musical excellence and two judges who mark the `entertainment’ value of bands performance. Prizes are given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place plus best march, best hymn, most entertaining programme and best soloist. A trophy is also awarded for the best 4th or unregistered band not in the top three.
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