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Ann Maguire Arts Education Fund

Ann Maguire Arts Education Fund

June 13, 2017 by Band News No Comments

The Ann Maguire Arts Education Fund, a special Fund created through donations in memory of Ann Maguire, a school teacher from Leeds who was well-loved and respected but who tragically died in April 2014, has awarded a £1000 grant to Lofthouse Brass Band, to allow […]

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Rehearsal Etiquette

Whether you’re in an band for the first time or you’re an experienced band player, you’ll soon notice that there are some unwritten “rules” pertaining to your involvement and behavior during rehearsal. Conductors even have their own style and set of expectations for the musicians […]

Lofthouse Brass Band celebrating their success at Buxton Brass Festival

Lofthouse take 2nd at Buxton Spring Festival

May 10, 2017 by Band News No Comments

Sunday 7th May saw the beautiful setting of Buxton Pavilion Gardens drowned in sunshine and the sounds of brass music. Adjudicator Steve Pritchard-Jones had the hard task of awarding the silverware. The competition saw six brass bands compete for the North West Spring Festival 3rd […]

Rothwell Music Festival Success

March 28, 2017 by Band News No Comments

Rothwell Music Festival 2017 – a festival as bold as brass attracted bands from all over the area last Friday evening. The festival proved to be an outstanding event foir the newly formed Lofthouse Brass Roots Band. Lofthouse Brass Roots Band, conducted by Andrew Whitaker, […]

Lofthouse Brass Band at Lofthouse Millennium Green

Yorkshire Regional Championships 2017

March 17, 2017 by Band News No Comments

It was another great contesting weekend again for Lofthouse Brass Band on March 5th at Hudderfield Town Hall as they came fifth in the Third Section at Yorkshire Regional Championships. Seen by many as a difficult challenge for the band giving its first public performance […]

Every Little Helps!

February 8, 2017 by Band News No Comments

Celebrating Good Times Lofthouse Brass Band are celebrating after being awarded a £200 grant from Asda Middleton. The band received the funding to help with them continue their work to bring brass playing opportunities within the community. They will be using the funding to purchase […]

Lofthouse Brass Band at Lofthouse Millennium Green

Lofthouse Present Annual Awards

December 22, 2016 by Band News No Comments

Well Deserved Awards The Yorkshire Regional 4th Section Champions have been giving out rather than receiving well deserved awards at their recent annual Christmas Concert. The Lofthouse Band ‘Player of the Year’ decided by the members themselves on this occasion went to flugel player Adam Richardson. Another […]

Join us for a free Christmas Concert

Save The Day – 17th December

November 7, 2016 by Band News No Comments

Join us on 17th December for our annual Christmas Concert. As always to express our appreciation of continued support this event will be entirely FREE, please bring along your friends and family for an afternoon of Christmas music. We look forward to seeing you on […]

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2016 National Brass Band Championships

October 14, 2016 by Band News No Comments

Lofthouse Brass Band were hoping to be perfectly in tune on September 17th to polish off the opposition and go for glory in the 2016 National Brass Band Championships. The band made the long journey south to Cheltenham to take part in the contest, regarded […]

Lofthouse Continue Winning Run at Buxton

May 9, 2016 by Band News No Comments

Sunday 8th May saw Lofthouse Brass Band bound for Buxton. After what can only be described as a white knuckle coach journey over Woodhead Pass on what was to be the hottest day of the year in a coach with no air con we arrived […]