A super day for The Wigston Band Organisation at Wood Farm Entertainment Contest! Not only did we enjoy the sunshine and the wonderful beers, but also added to our silverware collection! Well done to Enterprise Band for a great 3rd place amongst a field of very experienced competitors. Also, the senior band earned us a double with a fine 3rd place. Now on to the summer concert season
Our concerts and contests have been updated on the Diary Page. We hope to see you soon, please support us and enjoy our music soon.
On Friday 1st May the band will be taking part in a fundraising concert at the Bedworth Civic Hall. Further details and tickets via this site.
The draw has been announced for the Wood Farm Brewery Contest on May 16th. Times for our Enterprise Band and Senior Bands are below.
The event is an Entertainment Contest and will be a good day out – see attached poster for more details.
9.30 Burbage 10.00Enderby
10.30 Wigston Enterprise 11.00 Newhall
11.30 Amington 12.00 Daventry
12.30 Ratby Coop Mid Band 13.00 Bulkington
14.00 Enderby Junior 14.30 Bedworth
15.00 Dunchurch 15.30 Enderby Youth
16.00 Corby 16.30 Croft
17.00 Wigston 17.30 Thrapston
There will be a breakfast being served from 8.30am on 16th May. Please call 01788 833469 opt 1 for prices and menus if you want to book.
The senior Band would like to welcome Dave Giblin who has taken up the 2nd man position.
Abi Harding has made the switch from cornet to horn, Alex who is a member of the NYBBGB has moved from bass trombone to 1st trombone.
We say goodbye to Garry Perrin who has begun a music course at Huddersfield University but will still be playing with the band when he is back in Leicester.
We also say goodbye to Luke Atkinson who has now joined Staffordshire Band following him joining Birmingham Conservatoire.
The Diary page has just been updated with our latest concerts and contests. We are delighted that we have also been booked for a 70th Birthday celebration and a Wedding Reception later this year too – these were from readers of our new website – if you are interested in us playing for your event please do get in touch here.