A Happy New Year to all our followers and readers of the website.
As of the 1st January 2021 Hade Edge Band is now recognised as a FIRST SECTION Band within the National Gradings for Bands in the UK.
We are hoping very soon to publish some of our 2021 programme of events so please do keep a look out for any updates.
The History page for the band has now been updated to included the activities in the year 2020.
We all now look forward to an improving 2021 and having the pleasure of your company at concerts/contests and events that we are involved in throughout the year,.
Once again a big thank you to everyone that supported the band during December and gave generously in order for the band to continue its aims for the future within the Holme Valley.
Hello to all our followers.
From December 1st be sure to log onto the bands Facebook page to hear a carol of the day (video and audio)
These will run everyday untie the 23rd December.
On December 24th at 4pm the band will be broadcasting their Virtual Christmas Concert 2020. Special guests and performances for your to see and listen to
in the comfort of your own home.
Please SHARE our Facebook every day during December so the band can achieve max appeal to all during this wonderful Christmas time.
The band will also be out busking in different parts of the Valley during December. Please see our Facebook page for details as they are announced.
Thank you to everyone of you that has supported Hade Edge Band throughout the year and we wish you and all your family a Happy Christmas
PLEASE SEE OUR EVENTS PAGE FOR UPDATES ON WHERE YOU CAN LISTEN TO THE BAND DURING DECEMBER.
CAROLS A DAY FROM DEC 1ST. – THESE WILL BE ISSUED DAILY ON THE BANDS FACEBOOK WEBSITE.
VIRTUAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT – THIS WILL BE ISSUED ON DECMBER 24TH AT 4PM ON THE BANDS FACEBOOK AND OTHER MEDIA PLATFORMS.
COMPERE – FRANK RENTON
SOLIST – DAN THOMAS
THE BAND HAVE SET UP A CROWDFUNDING PAGE FOR DECEMBER IF ANYONE CAN HELP THE BAND OUT DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THIS YEARS SLOW MELODY CONTEST WHICH WAS DUE TO BE HELD AT HADE EDGE BANDROOM ON SAT 7TH NOVEMBER HAS
BEEN CANCELLED FOR 2020.
IT IS HOPED THAT THE CONTEST WILL RESUME AGAIN IN NOVEMBER 2021.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL BAND REHEARSALS ARE CANCELLED FOR THE FORSEABLE FUTURE DUE TO THE ONGOING SITUATION IN THE UK.
We will notify Trainer Band “B” Band and Senior Band when the restrictions are “stepped down” and the dates of the commencement of rehearsals in the bandroom.
Further cancellation of event is Buxton Contest.
Thank you – Dated 26th March 2020.
THE FOLLOWING EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED.
PENISTONE LADIES CONCERT
VE DAY CELEBRATIONS
HOLME VALLEY CONTEST
DURHAM MINERS GALA
HADE EDGE GALA
THE BAND ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THEIR SUCCESS IN THE ABOVE CONTEST WHICH TOOK PLACE ON SATURDAY 7TH MARCH IN HUDDERSFIELD TOWN HALL.
THEY SECURED THIRD PLACE IN THE 2ND SECTION OF THE CONTEST.
UNFORTUANETLY ,MISSING OUT ON A PLACE TO THE NATIONAL FINALS IN SEPTEMBER.
HOWEVER THE GOOD NEWS IS THAT THE RESULT MEANS THAT THE BAND MOVE UP INTO THE FIRST SECTION CHAMPIONSHIPS AS OF THE 1ST JANUARY 2021.
The band spent the weekend contesting in the Butlin’s Brass Band Contest which was held in Skegness on Saturday 11th January
The band competed in the Second section of the contest.
Hade Edge band Result – we were placed 2nd (runners up to the winners) out of 17 bands that competed form all over the UK
A brilliant result for the band and congratulations on their success and Jamie’s first contest with the band.
Now onto the Yorkshire Regional Championships which take place on Saturday 7th March in Huddersfield Town Hall.