Welcome To

Farnworth And Walkden Band Website

Farnworth & Walkden Band are a friendly North-West band graded 3rd Section. Throughout the year we are busy with many concerts and contests. We rehearse on Monday and Wednesday 8:00PM-10PM in our own Bandroom


Friday 9th June 2017

Whit Friday 2017

A great Whit Friday contest (9th June 2017); winning best in 3rd section at 4 of the 8 contests we got to. A lovely night, if a bit warm for all the dashing about; marching and playing.

Audenshaw, Aldwinians Rugby Club RESULT
Broadoak, Ashton RFC
Denton, Denton Cricket Club RESULT
Droylsden RESULT
Dukinfield Albion Hotel
Dukinfield Tame Valley RESULT
Hurst Cross, Ashton United FC

For full results follow this link 2017 F&W Whit Friday results



Our band has an immediate vacancy for:

•   Solo Trombone

Ideally we are looking for an experienced trombonist, who is comfortable being both a section player and a soloist, as well as showing the capability to lead the rest of our established trombone section.


•   Principal cornet

•   Front row cornet

•   Percussionist tuned and timps

Farnworth and Walkden Brass band are seeking cornet players to complete our line up. We are a hard-working, committed band that has a sensible mix of concerts and contests throughout the year and are looking forward to joining the second section in January 2018.

All players are welcome for a blow

To apply, in confidence, please contact

Chairman, Emma Ford
email - fandwband@gmail.com
mobile - 07411 186 044

Coming Up -

Full Diary for 2017

Date Name Venu Time
Sun 12th November 2017 Rememberance Day Farnworth and Walkden
split band
Sun 25th November 2017 Walkden Lights Walkden TBC
Fri 1st December 2017 Grand Palais
Joint festive concert with choir
Swinton 7:15pm for 7:45pm
Wed 6th December 2017 Bamferlong Lily Lane, Wigan TBC
Sat 9th December 2017 Trinity Church Farnworth 1:30pm for 2:00pm till 4:00pm
Mon 11th December 2017 Trafford Centre Trafford Centre 7:00pm till 10:00pm
Tue 12th December 2017 Brookfield Westhoughton Masonic TBC
Wed 13th December 2017 St Stephens Christmas concert Kearsley 7:00pm for 7:30pm till 4:00pm
Sat 16th December 2017 Trafford Centre Trafford Centre 11:00am till 4:00pm
Sun 17th December 2017 Churches Together Walkden Methodist Church 7:00pm for 7:30pm
Thu 21st December 2017 Second Lodge Westhoughton Masonic TBC
Fri 22nd December 2017 Farnworth Masonic Farnworth Masonic TBC
Sat 23rd December 2017 100th Birthday Swinton TBC