It is with great 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.
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.
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! Principal and Front Row cornets, Percussion, Principal Euph and Eb & 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
Mobile. 07852 280007
|Date||Name & Info||Venu & Map||Time|
|Sun 27/02/2022||Regional Championships||Winter Gardens, Blackpool||TBC|
|Sun 24/04/2022||St. Georges Day March||Victoria Square, Bolton||13:30 - 15:00|
|Sun 15/05/2022||Tyldesley Brass Band Concert||Tyldesley Church||6:30pm - 10;00pm|
|Sun 22/05/2022||Bolton Mayor's parade||Victoria Square, Bolton||9:30am - 11:00am|
|Sun 05/06/2022||Queens Jubilee||RHS Bridgewater, Worsley||1:30pm - 4:00pm|
|Wed 28/09/2022||St Peter's Concert||St Peter's, Swinton||7:00pm - 10:00pm|
|Sun 13/11/2022||Remembrance Sunday||Walkden British Legion||TBC|
|Sun 11/12/2022||Haigh Hall||Stables Courtyard, Haigh Hall, Wigan||TBC|