Due to the current covid-19 restrictions the band is unable practice or play in public. We are sorry and missing you all terribly. Please follow the link for more infomation on the current restrictions to Non-Professionals engage in singing or playing wind and brass instruments.
As we have heard before the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy DCMS has confirmed that from 5th November until lockdown restrictions are lifted, all amateur performing arts activity must stop. This includes all non-school based youth groups, adult and community groups. The Performing Arts Guidance will be updated to reflect this change in the coming days.
4BarsRest - Red light on English banding activity in lockdown
Brass Band England - Covid Guidance Update for English bands - effective from 5 November
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.
WANTED! Tenor Trombone, Tutti Cornet, 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 Katrina Newcombe
mobile. 07519 880974
or Musical Director Dan Price
|Sun 27/01/2020||Brass in the Wire Warrington Contest 2020||Pyramid and Parr Hall, Warrington|
|Sun 23/02/2020||North West Regional Championships||Blackpool Winter Gardens||9.45am|
|Fri 27/03/2020||Trinity Church joint concert with Kearsley and Astley Youth||Farnworth||7pm -10pm|
|Sun 17/05/2020||NWABBA Buxton Brass Band Festival||Octagon Theatre, Pavilion Gardens||9.45am|
|Wed 15/07/2020||St Peters||Swinton||-|
|Wed T.B.C.||St Augustins||Swinton||-|
|Thur 03/12/2020||Intu Trafford Centre||Regent Crescent||6pm|
|Sun 06/12/2020||Walkden Churches Together||St John's Walkden||6:30pm|
|Tue 15/12/2020||Intu Trafford Centre||Peel Avenue||6pm|
|Sat 19/12/2020||Intu Trafford Centre||Regent Crescent||10am|