Inaugural Contest Success for Ashton-under-Lyne Brass Band

Darwen’s Debut on Contest Circuit Well Received

  • Excellent turnout and good weather at inaugural contest;
  • Successful afternoon all round for Ashton-under-Lyne, Hawk Green and Glossop Old Bands.
The first band of the afternoon: Parr (St. Helens). Pieces played: True and Trusted (Deportment March); O’Lord My God (Hymn); Irresistable (Contest March).

Ashton-under-Lyne Brass Band came out on top at Blackburn and Darwen Brass Band’s first hymn and march contest at the Circus on Sunday afternoon [13 September]. The Championship Section band received top honours on both the hymn and the contest march. Their Principal Cornet player also won the best soloist prize. Continue reading “Inaugural Contest Success for Ashton-under-Lyne Brass Band”