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Farnworth & Walkden Band

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New Band Chairman

It is with graet pleasure that we can anounce that Mike Cotter has agreed to become our new Band President. This position has been vacant since Councillor Bernard Pennington sadly past away in 2018.

Open for Business

Great to be back at rehersals from Monday 6th Sept under our new conductor Paul Dalton. We still have some seats to fill including principal and front row cornets, baritone, solo trombone and percussion. If you fancy a blow, looking to rejoin or know someone who is, drop us a PM for details. Rehersals Monday and Wednesday nights.


The Band

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.

FARNWORTH BAND had its origins in 1848 and WALKDEN BAND can trace its origins from around the 1850's. The Walkden and Eatons Farnworth bands merged in 2005, firstly to become Eaton Farnworth and Walkden Band and later becoming Farnworth & Walkden Band with the closer of Eatons Transmissions factory in 2007.


Vacancies

WANTED! Principal and Front Row cornets, Percussion, Tenor Trombone, Principal Baritone and Bb Bass required to join an enthusiastic and friendly North West 2nd Section band. We pride ourselves on supporting young talent to progress. Rehearsals Monday and Wednesday 8-9.45pm

Contact Band Secretary Michelle Roscoe
Email: fandwband@gmail.com
Mobile. 07852 280007


DIARY DATES

Diary 2020
Date Name Venu Time
Fri 01/01/2021 Happy New Year 2021 00:00
Fri 28/05/2021 Whit Friday March Contests Saddleworth & Tameside 00:00
Sun 03/10/2021 Jubilee Park Ashton-in-Makerfield TBC
Sun 14/11/2021 Armistice Walkden British Legion TBC
Sun 28/11/2021 St Annes Hospice Christmas Fair St Annes Hospice 12:00 - 15:00
Sat 04/12/2021 The Rock Bury 12:00 - 14:00
Sun 12/12/2021 Churches Together TBC 19:30 – 20:30
Tue 14/12/2021 Ladies Night Brookfield Lodge, Westhoughton Approx 20:00 - 22:00
Wed 15/12/2021 Trafford Centre TBC 18:00 – 22:00
Sun 19/12/2021 Blue Bell Monton Green 12:00 – 16:00
Tue 21/12/2021 Trafford CeTue 21/12/2021ntre TBC 18:00 – 22:00
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CONTACT

Welcome!
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Band President
Mike Cotter
Phone:
Email: fandwband@gmail.com
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Chairman (Temp)
Iain Roscoe
Phone:
Email: fandwband@gmail.com
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Secretary
Michelle Roscoe
Phone: 07852 280007
Email: fandwband@gmail.com
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Engagement Secretary
Michelle Roscoe
Phone: 07852 280007
Email: fandwband@gmail.com
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Vice Chair /Bandroom Manager
Bill Roscoe
Phone: 07752 117298
Email: billr778@gmail.com
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Contest Secretary
Steve Newcombe
Phone: 07922 508996
Email: katrinansteve@hotmail.com
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Musical Director
Paul Dalton
Phone:
Email: fandwband@gmail.com
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Treasurer
Mark Green
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Web Master
Gary Branagan
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