The band are pleased to announce that Leisa Mallalieu-Ingman has joined the band on Principal Cornet. Amy Ellershaw has joined on Repiano.
Following the departure of our Solo Horn, James Turner, Paul Kirk who was on First Horn has now moved to Solo Horn, Carolanne Duncan has moved to First Horn and the band are please to welcome Georgia Kirk on Second Horn.
Sunday 14th May – Evening Concert at The Carding Shed. Hepworth. Tickets £10 including supper. Please book your tickets by ringing 01484 361671 asap.
Saturday 17th June – Evening Concert with Horbury Ladies Choir in Ossett Town Hall. Band are guests of the Choir.
Sunday 18th June – Evening Concert in Holmfirth Civic Hall with guest soloist Tom Fountain (Geneva). Tickets can be reserved by ringing 01484 361671. Ticket prices are £7.50 and £6 for concessions.
Sunday 7th May – Buxton Contest
Sunday 21st May – Holmfirth Contest (B band and Senior band)
Friday 9th June – Whit Friday Marches.
We are pleased to announce the following awards were presented to band members at the bands annual party which took place on Friday 17th March 2017.
Awards – 2017
Players Player Award – Joel Kirk.
Best Teenager Award – Chris Chung
Outstanding Contribution award – Margaret and Robert Turnbull
Band Personality award – Jonathan Beatty
Most Improved Player award – Chris Chung
Long Service Awards were presented to David Smith and Kevin Broadhead.
Thank you cards were presented to Fraser Hodgson who is returning to the North East following completion of his studies at Huddersfield University and Jack Brown.
Jack will be presented with a Long Service Award in the near future.
The following events have been added to our diary, so please make a note in yours.
Sunday 4th June – Hade Edge Band Sunday Chapel at 2:30pm
Saturday 17th June Concert with Horbury Ladies Choir at Ossett Town Hall
Sunday 18th June – Gala Spring Concert with Guest Soloist – Thomas Fountain, at Holmfirth Civic Hall.
Holme Valley Hospital Concert – date changed to Saturday 23rd September.
Y&HBBA Contest – Sunday 5th November at Dewsbury Town Hall.
Once again Hade Edge Band will be joining with Penistone Ladies Choir to bring you a Spring concert at the Paramount Cinema. Penistone on Saturday 11th March 2017.
Tickets can now be purchased from the Paramount Cinema Box Office. Penistone.
Tickets are £10 and concessions £8.
Sure to be a wonderful evening of Brass and Voices to welcome Spring 2017 into the Valley.
Hade Edge Band will be performing at The Carding Shed on Sunday 14th May.
Tickets are now on sale at £10 per person, which includes a supper and can only be booked in advance.
Please ring 01484 361671 for ticket reservation.
It is expected that this will be the last concert the band will perform at The Carding Shed Hepworth prior to them moving to new premises at Washpit Mills, Holmfirth.
One not to be missed. Tickets are limited so you are recommended to book early.
Our engagements page has been updated. Please view for your opportunity to listen to Hade Edge Band performing both in Concerts and Contests throughout 2017. Our first concert of the year takes place on Sunday March 11th at Penistone Paramount Cinema where the band will be joining with Penistone Ladies Choir in a gala evening of song and brass. Tickets can be obtained by ringing the box office at the Paramount Cinema, Penistone.
Hade Edge Bands competed in the following Contests during October and November 2016.
In October the Senior Band competed at the Rochdale Contest in the First Section.
The band was awarded 2nd place in the First Section at the contest which involved 8 bands competing for the title.
Onto the Y&HBBA Annual contest in November held once again in Holmfirth for the second year running.
The “B” Band competed in the B section – Their first outing in the contest arena.
The band came 4th out of 6 bands competing in this section – An excellent result and congratulations to the players and
their conductor Gary Perrin.
The Senior band competed in the A Section where there was a huge turnout of 13 bands competing for the title.
Hade Edge Band took runner-up placing in the Test Piece and the Winner in the Hymn piece.
The two combined scores produced the overall winner of the contest – that being Hade Edge Band.
The band also took the trophy for the Winning Conductor of the contest and congratulations to Jonathan for an excellent result.
The winner of the Contest, Hade Edge Band, will now have the honour of selecting a Geneva sponsored player (sponsor of the contest)
who will be our guest soloist at a concert organised by the band during 2017. We look forward to organising the event and selecting a prominent venue of our choice to promote this wonderful opportunity the band has worked so hard to achieve. Further details will be on our web-site in early 2017.
Congratulations to both the Senior Band and “B” band players for their dedication and hard work over the contest period.