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Race Night Postponed (New venue & date)

Great news!! The Race Night has now been rescheduled for Saturday October 3rd, 7.30pm at Bacup Cricket Club. It's a great shame the original plan to hold it this weekend fell through due to circumstances beyond our control, but I'm sure the evening in Bacup will be another resounding success. Many thanks to Kate and Dave for all the effort and many hours of preparation they have put into this proj...

North West Area 2015 Results & Performance(Video)

This past Sunday (1st March) Stacksteads Band entered the North West Area 3rd section contest for the first time since 1991. Stacksteads Band - North West Brass Band Championships 2015 Drawn number 11, Stacksteads performed the section test piece "Evolution: Five States of Change" by Phillip Sparke. The band performed brilliantly and a confident and proud band emerged from the stage to enjoy the...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everyone, We begin 2015 with exciting times ahead for the band as we are now officially a 3rd section band and we are working hard towards the North West Area contest in Blackpool on 1st March. We also have had a complete redesign of our website, I hope you like the new look and find it much easier to use!

North West Area 2014 Results

CHAMPIONS! This past Sunday (9th March) Stacksteads Band won the North West Area 4th section contest! This is our first area contest win in our long and storied history. Drawn number 8 we performed the section test piece "Three Spanish Impressions" by Alan Fernie and much to our delight we were placed 1st out of the 16 bands competing. The band celebrated in style with a vocal rendition of "B...

Hardraw Scar Contest Results

This past weekend on the 8th September we had the privilege to perform and compete at the Hardraw Scar Entertainment Contest. We played 4 pieces over 20 minutes. Starting with the well known march ‘Arnhem’, a beautiful solo of the jazz standard ‘Misty’ by our Flugel player Dave Wall, our original piece for brass bands 'Doyen' and finishing off with ‘There Is A Green Hill Far Away. We were pre-dra...
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