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  • Sunday Matinee Concerts return!!

    The Sunday Matinee Concert Series returns on Sunday 1 September - 2.00-4.00pm   01/09/19 - The Fairey Band 08/09/19 - Stockport Silver Band 15/09/19 - Oughtibridge Brass Band 22/09/19 - Burbage Band (Buxton) 29/09/19 - Vernon Building Society (Poynton) Brass Band 06/10/19 - Flixton Band 13/10/19 - Belle Vue Brass 20/10/19 - City of Chester Brass 27/10/19 - Besses o' th' Barn Band 03/11/19 - St John's Band - Mossley 10/11/19 - Glossop Old Band 17/11/19 - The Hepworth Band 24/11/19 - Huddersfield Brass Band 01/12/19 - Mossley Band 08/12/19 - The Diggle Band 15/12/19 - Glossop Old Band CHRISTMAS BREAK 12/01/20 - Cadishead Public Band 19/01/20 - Silk Brass Band 26/01/20 - Strata Brass (tbc) 02/02/20 - Adamson Military Band 09/02/20 - Uppermill Band (tbc) 16/02/20 - Tintwistle Band 23/02/20 - Arnfield Brass 01/03/20 - Friezland Brass Band 08/03/20 - Stretford Band 15/03/20 - Tideswell Band 22/03/20 - Trentham Brass Band 29/03/20 - The Marple Band 05/04/20 - The Hammonds Band (Bands - If any of the above is incorrect - please let us know)If you would like any more information, please contact us at glossopband@yahoo.co.uk
  • Friends of Glossop Old Band - April to June 2019 draws

    Again - thank you everyone in the "Friends of Glossop Old Band" draw for your continued patience. April / May / June "Friends of Glossop Old Band" prize draw results below: April - There were 99 numbers in the draw, so a prize fund of £49.50 1st prize - 14 (£24.75) 2nd prize - 79 (£14.85) 3rd prize - 8 (£9.90) May - There were 99 numbers in the draw, so a prize fund of £49.501st prize - 17 (£24.75) 2nd prize - 32 (£14.85) 3rd prize - 34 (£9.90)June - There were 97 numbers in the draw, so a prize fund of £48.50 1st prize - 49 (£24.25) 2nd prize - 18 (£14.55) 3rd prize - 7 (£9.70) Prizes will be circulated asap.Also - as we are at the 3rd anniversary of the scheme starting, there are a number of renewals due for the July draw.  Reminders will be circulated shortly, but please feel free to contact us in advance. If anyone has any questions - please contact us at glossopband@yahoo.co.uk
  • Friends of Glossop Old Band - January to March 2019 draws

    Thank you everyone in the "Friends of Glossop Old Band" draw for your continued patience. There have been a number of members that have dropped out and the admin needed to be double checked - fingers crossed we now have this correct! So January / February / March "Friends of Glossop Old Band" prize draw results below: January - There were 102 numbers in the draw, so a prize fund of £51.00 1st prize - 26 (£25.50) 2nd prize - 153 (£15.30) 3rd prize - 61 (£10.20) February - There were 101 numbers in the draw, so a prize fund of £50.50 1st prize - 83 (£25.25) 2nd prize - 14 (£15.15) 3rd prize - 7 (£10.10) March - There were 99 numbers in the draw, so a prize fund of £49.50 1st prize - 85 (£24.75) 2nd prize - 9 (£14.85) 3rd prize - 37 (£9.90) Prizes will be circulated asap. If anyone has any questions - please contact us at glossopband@yahoo.co.uk
  • Friends of Glossop Old Band - December 2018 draw

    The December 2018 "Friends of Glossop Old Band" prize draw has taken place. There were 123 numbers in this months draw, so a prize fund of £61.50 Winning numbers were:1st prize - 141 2nd prize - 3 3rd prize - 11
  • Friends of Glossop Old Band - November 2018 draw

    The November 2018 "Friends of Glossop Old Band" prize draw has taken place. There were 124 numbers in this months draw, so a prize fund of £62.00 Winning numbers were: 1st prize - 67 2nd prize - 18 3rd prize - 70
  • Friends of Glossop Old Band - October 2018 draw

    The October 2018 "Friends of Glossop Old Band" prize draw has taken place. There were 126 numbers in this months draw, so a prize fund of £63.00 Winning numbers were: 1st prize - 125 2nd prize - 130 3rd prize - 49
  • Friends of Glossop Old Band - August 2018 draw

    The August 2018 "Friends of Glossop Old Band" prize draw has taken place. There were 127 numbers in this months draw, so a prize fund of £63.50 Winning numbers were: 1st prize - 18 2nd prize - 13 3rd prize - 51
  • Friends of Glossop Old Band - September 2018 draw

    The September 2018 "Friends of Glossop Old Band" prize draw has taken place. There were 127 numbers in this months draw, so a prize fund of £63.50 Winning numbers were: 1st prize - 8 2nd prize - 41 3rd prize - 1
  • Friends of Glossop Old Band - July 2018 draw

    The July 2018 "Friends of Glossop Old Band" prize draw has taken place. There were 131 numbers in this months draw, so a prize fund of £65.50 Winning numbers were: 1st prize - 133 2nd prize - 47 3rd prize - 117
  • Friends of Glossop Old Band - June 2018 draw

    The June 2018 "Friends of Glossop Old Band" prize draw has taken place. There were 131 numbers in this months draw, so a prize fund of £65.50 Winning numbers were: 1st prize - 154 2nd prize - 155 3rd prize - 17
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Christmas Concert 2011

Hi fellows

 

what a great evening I had on the 18th. I cannot express how much it meant to play in the bandroom again after so many years, but what a bonus it was to meet so many of my old freinds and to be conducted by Jonah, who in no uncertain terms has shown what a grounding in the fellowship we had at Glossop can lead to if you have commitment. I know that several of my contemporaries went on to make great names for themselves within the higher echelons but I am sure that not one of them forgot their roots. Mine started with Jack Fletcher who heard me during a woodwork class as I was singing Hi Ho its of to work we go whilst spoke shaving a curly end of a bookshelf. To see the man who gave me the love of my life ( Eb Bass ) because I could not play a 3rd cornet part quietly enough for the solo cornet to be heard made my night. If you read this Jack, Many thanks.

Gordon Peacock

Whit Friday - 2011

It was a real pleasure to see and hear "my" band last night, playing brilliantly at Dukenfield where you took 2nd prize overall, beating Fairey's into 3rd place.  Nobody plays that cornet solo better than Blakey with his unmistakeable sound.  I couldn't see much though because of the light reflecting off the back of Stuart's head.  No sign of aging among the female members though - still as glamorous as ever; Julie, Mandy, Marcia, Jemma .... you haven't changed at all.  And Alison, how come you still look 18???

Well done to everyone.  You sounded fantastic and made my night very special.

Don Cooper

Christmas Concert

Thanks for the fabulous Carol concert last night, December 19th.It was well worth braving the elements to listen to your superb band.Your soloists were a revelation...what talent we have on our doorstep.Have we any pictures of our dame receiving her honours from the queen? Looking forward to 2011

David Haviland

Glossop Scouts World Jamboree Concert - Saturday 20th November 2010

On behalf of the Glossop and District Scout Jamboree Committee I would like to thank Glossop Old Band for the support they have now shown on two occasions to Scouts attending the World Scout Jamboree.

The evening was extremely popular and everybody that left the building commented on how much they had enjoyed the whole evening.  The atmosphere was excellent, the music  excellent and the evening was very much enjoyed by everyone who attended.

Please pass on our thanks to the Band and Conductor and also to the bar staff who worked really hard all evening and were also very helpful when we were dishing out the supper.

Thanks once again for a brilliant evening.

Chris Fawley

 

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Glossop/Bad Vilbel Twining Association Concert, Saturday 10 July

May I, on behalf of the Committee and Members of the Twinning Association, ask you to pass on to all the members of the band on Saturday evening and to the bar staff our thanks for their hard work. The concert was well attended and I am sure everyone enjoyed themselves. The evening was very hot and it must have been hard for the band members to summon the energy to play the instruments.

Neill Manchee
Chairman
Glossop/Bad Vilbel Twinning Association

Well done

The new website looks really good. Well done.

Jeff Lewis

 

Love the website and keep up the good work

Andy Truman

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