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Important Event Notice!

Important Event Notice!

Please note due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to postpone our Over and Above concert which was due to take place on the 6th of December 2019. This has been pushed back to 2020 dates and times, will be confirmed for further updates please check the events calendar or our Facebook page.

Exmouth Contest 2019 – Results!

Exmouth Contest 2019 – Results!

MD Mark Durham – What a fantastic weekend for team Bideford Town Band. You really did play so very well and I was so incredibly proud to be stood in front of you all for what I honestly think is your best performance to date. You really do deserve all the praise and messages that have, and are, coming your way. It was a great team effort. Best In Section UN/G: Lanner Brass Academy 4th: Bideford Town Band 3rd: Indian…

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Massed Band – 2019

Massed Band – 2019

Bideford, Appledore and Torrington Town Bands are coming together for a great evening out! Join us at the Massed Bands Concert. How do I get tickets? Please use this link to purchase your tickets – http://massedbands.co.uk/ When is it? Friday 13th September @ 7:30PM Where is it? The great facilities at the local – Bideford College in the Devon Hall

North Devon Gazette Article – June 2019

North Devon Gazette Article – June 2019

It’s been a very busy June for the band, starting with our locally-held Solo, Duet and Quartet contest at Kingsley School. This is one of a very few such contests left in the UK and we are proud to say that this one, our 29th was as successful as ever with players attending from Bideford, South Molton, Hatherleigh, Shebbear, Midsomer Norton and Radstock. The weekend after the band took a coach ‘up north’ to attend the traditional and famous Whit…

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A little message from our Musical Director

A little message from our Musical Director

Just got back from the West Croft School Summer Concert where members from the Bideford Town Bands Beginner, Youth and Senior Band were playing and they represented the band brilliantly. We volunteer and go up to the school on Fridays to provide free lessons for 12 children. Learning in groups of between 3 – 5 We have two intakes a year. September and Easter. They sounded great today and I can’t wait to see how they progress going on into…

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‘Inspiring Brass’ – Workshop

‘Inspiring Brass’ – Workshop

Supported by Torridge District Council, Bideford Town Band in partnership with Kingsley School presents, A4Brass Quartet, ‘Inspiring Brass’.  A workshop for young brass players followed by a public concert at Kingsley School Bideford on Saturday 28th September 2019.   If you’d like more information on either the Workshop or ticket for the concert then please pop onto our events page – https://bidefordtownband.co.uk/events/ At Bideford Town Band we are passionate about Youth Playing and through our outreach work by going into…

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North Devon Gazette Article – March 2019

North Devon Gazette Article – March 2019

This is the first of what we hope will be a monthly article to keep you informed about what the band will be doing over the next few weeks, where you can hear us and how you can get involved! This month we are competing in the West of England Brass Band Association Finals in Torquay, on March 9th. We are up against 13 other bands in our section (league), playing a technical piece called ‘Stantonbury Festival’. We are hoping…

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Did you Know?

Did you Know?

Did you know that there has been a brass band in Bideford since 1853? And that virtually every town and village in the South West of England has one? Brass bands certainly aren’t just for Northerners! Well, now you do! Keep checking back for more fun facts. If you have any interesting facts about brass bands or Bideford Town Band, then comment below and you may get your fact mentioned!!! For booking enquiries and Band information please contact our bandsecretary@bidefordtownband.co.uk. Or…

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We Want You! Yes, You :)

We Want You! Yes, You :)

We are always on the lookout for both playing and supporting members so if you’d like to get involved with the band in any capacity please get in touch. We are on Facebook or give Becky a call on 01237 475653. If you can’t play, why not learn? We have thriving junior and training bands and cater for all ages, in fact, the age gap between our youngest and oldest players is an amazing 78 years! And we can even lend…

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