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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 […]

Lofthouse Brass Band Grand Draw 2016 Prizes as of 11/03/16

March 22, 2016 by Band News No Comments

1st Prize – 1 night stay for 2 people at Best Western Yew Lodge (incl. Dinner in Marco Pierre White’s New York Italian, Breakfast and use of the spa facilities) 2nd Prize – 1 night stay for 2 people at Best Western Plus Ullesthorpe Court […]

Statement regarding registration fraud at Yorkshire Area Championships 2016

March 15, 2016 by Band News No Comments

Statement regarding registration fraud at Yorkshire Area Championships 2016 In light of recent events, Lofthouse 2000 band wish to provide some clarity over an unfortunate situation we currently find ourselves in. Due to malicious and fraudulent actions, we are saddened to confirm that there was […]

Lofthouse Take a Journey to the Top.

March 11, 2016 by Band News No Comments

Lofthouse Brass Band swept to victory at the Yorkshire Brass Band Championships on Saturday 5th March 2016 for the 2nd time in 8 years. The Wakefield based band picked up its second regional title since 2008 and qualifies for the National Championships, which take place […]

Brass Factor Success

November 4, 2015 by Band News No Comments

On Saturday, 31st October, Lofthouse 2000 Brass Band competed at a national brass competition, the Brass Factor, in Wetherby finishing in 4th place. The competition saw six brass bands, including band’s in higher sections than Lofthouse, compete in front of an all-star judging panel and […]

£500 for Wakefield Hospice

November 4, 2015 by Band News No Comments

Raising £500 for Wakefield Hospice, the Lofthouse Brass Band Charity Concert at the St Johns Church, Wakefield was an outstanding success. The story behind the event is that a number of players within the band have had experience of the services that Wakefield Hospice can […]

Live and Let Die is a winner

November 4, 2015 by Band News No Comments

There was a great day of brass band playing to enjoy at the Pogson Bray Entertainment Contest at Berties Banqueting Hall in Elland on Sunday 19th October. 11 bands took part, performing various well know tunes, marches and solos. Lofthouse Brass Band took to the […]

Last Night of the Proms

October 7, 2015 by Band News No Comments

Raising £500 for Wakefield Hospice, the Lofthouse Brass Band Charity Concert at the St Johns Church, Wakefield was an outstanding success. The story behind the event is that a number of players within the band have had experience of the services that Wakefield Hospice can […]

Lofthouse 2000 Brass Band are celebrating!

June 7, 2015 by Band News No Comments

Lofthouse 2000 Brass Band has received a £4000 grant from Coalfields Regeneration which will pay for new instruments for it’s beginner and intermediate bands, new IT equipment and workshops within local schools. In November 2014 the band embarked on a development project to bring brass […]