Farnworth & Walkden Band are a friendly North-West band graded 2nd Section from January 2018. Throughout the year we are busy with many concerts and contests. We rehearse on Monday and Wednesday 8:00PM-9:45PM in our own Bandroom

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Wednesday 30th October 2019

New Musical Director

Welcome to Dan our new Musical Director on his first rehersal with the band.


F&W Band are seeking key players to join this successful, friendly band in time for the contest season.

We are looking for:
 Soprano Cornet, Solo Euphonium, Baritone, Eb Bass and Percussionist

We are a hard-working, committed band that has a sensible mix of concerts and contests throughout the year. We joined the 2nd section in January 2018. Since then we came 3rd at the regionals in Blackpool and 8th in the Nationals at Cheltenham.

We are committed to supporting talented musicians of all ages

To apply, in confidence, please contact

Chairman, John Harrison email - fandwband@gmail.com
or our Secretary Katrina Newcombe on 07519 880974

Coming Up -

Full Diary for 2018

Date Name Venu Time
Sun 10th November 2019 Rememberance Day Walkden 09:00am
Sat 30th November 2019 The Rock Bury 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sun 8th December 2019 St John the Baptist Hilltop, Walkden 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Sat 14th December 2019 Raynor Park (small group) Hindley 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Wed 18th December 2019 Intu Trafford Centre (Regents) Trafford 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Fri 20th December 2019 Farnworth Masonic Farnworth 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Sun 22nd December 2019 Blue Bell Monton 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Mon 23rd December 2019 Intu Trafford Centre (Regents) Trafford 4:00pm - 10:00pm