One Answer to the Million Pound Question: the Stalybridge Heritage Walk

A possible approach to the Stalybridge Heritage Walk In our previous article entitled The Million Pound Question: Stalybridge’s Historical Quarter, we looked at the story behind Tameside MBC’s successful bid. We also looked at how the heritage walk should form part of a greater scheme. In other words, how the Heritage Walk should be accompanied […]

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Silk Brass: Sunday Brass at the Boarshurst Band Club (15 September 2019)

Another warm reception and enjoyable night from Tony Wyatt and Co. For some brass bands, the middle of September means the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain finals in Cheltenham. Last weekend’s National Finals saw great success for Boarshurst Silver Band (3rd in the First Section final) and the Uppermill Band (Third Section title […]

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Skelmanthorpe Band: Sunday Brass at the Boarshurst Band Club (08 September 2019)

A concert of two halves with a swinging second half Was it really two years ago since Skelmanthorpe Band’s previous concert at the Boarshurst Band Club? During the 23-month hiatus since their previous gig at The Mecca of Brass Banding, the Championship Section band of the Skelmanthorpe band community has changed musical directors. They have […]

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