News

Our Bb bass player Brian Law has recently featured in the Lancashire Evening Post:

https://www.lep.co.uk/news/people/longridge-youth-band-is-offering-to-teach-five-to-17-year-olds-how-to-play-two-rare-brass-instruments-3736787

We are looking to expand our Youth Band, and in particular we are looking to recruit players for our baby tubas! Anyone who is interested from aged 7 to 17, with no previous playing experience needed, please Get in Touch and fill out the form.

The first term is free, and we have a number of instruments available to loan.

The new beginner group will be 6:30PM-7:00PM every Friday in our bandroom (during term time), starting in September. 

 

 

 

June 2022 Results


The 100 Club was drawn at our rehearsal on Friday 17th June 2022. The results were:

1st Prize: £127.50 Rachael Barry (19)

2nd Prize: £76.50 Alison Peacock (11)

3rd Prize: £51.00 Jonathan Ford (10)

Congratulations to all the prize winners, your cheques are in the post!

Membership is now up for renewal. Existing members are kindly asked to check their standing orders/ bank transfers is they wish to continue.

If you would like to join the 100 Club we are now accepting new members. Please download and fill out the application form and return it to Susan Newby or Carole Bimson. Application forms and money must be recieved by Monday 1st August 2022 in order to be included in the draws for the 2022/2023 period.

The next draw will then take place in September 2022.

Congratulations to Alice Marriott-Lodge who is this years winner of the Hilda Marle-Collis trophy. The trophy is awarded to an outstanding young player at our Spring concert, and is presented by our Musical Director Mark Peacock.

Alice joined the band last year and is currently studying music at Salford University. Alice wowed the band and audience at our Spring concert, with her solo ’The Holy Well’ by Peter Graham.

 

 

 

 

We would like to say a big thank you to Bill and Eileen Fordham for all their help and support with the Longridge Band. Bill and Eileen have helped the band by selling tickets, raffle tickets, CDs amongst other jobs for over 40 years.

To show our appreciation, on behalf of the band Sue Newby and Janet Clegg presented Bill with whisky, and Eileen a rose named 'Thanks Eileen'.