Holme Valley Slow Melody Contest – June 18th

The Holme Valley Contest Committee are holding the 3rd Slow Melody Contest in Hade Edge Band Room on Saturday 18th June from 10am. The are a variety of sections entering for the coveted trophies on offer. Come along and support this exceptional contest within the Holme Valley and encourage our younger and future players of Senior Bands around the country. There is still time to for players who may wish to enter any section within the contest. Please contact for details.


The Hade Edge Band and the Hade Edge “B” Band will be performing their Spring Concert on Thursday 9th June at the band room in Hade Edge,

Concert starts at 7:30pm. No need to book, just come along on the evening..

A lively and entertaining evening of brass band music.

Refreshments will be available.

Please support both of our bands who will be performing at this concert.



Everyone at Hade Edge Band would like to congratulate Harry, Jack and Henry on their following achievements.

Harry Beach our Eb Bass player has been accepted as the Principal Tuba Player for the National Youth Brass Band of GB.. A fantastic achievement and everyone is proud of this milestone in Harry’s career.

Jack Brown recently took his Grade 8 exams on the Euphonium and passed with flying colours. Well done Jack.

and not to be outdone his younger brother Henry who is in the B Band has recently been successful in taking his Grade 1 exams on the Trumpet. Henry achieved this with Merit and in addition achieved 10/10 for the sight reading exercise.


Well done to our players and we wish them continued success in the future.


Hade Edge Band Awards 2016

The annual band awards were announced at the bands annual get together .

The awards for 2016 were as follows:-

Player’s Player Award – Dave Smith

Best Teenager Award – Harry Beach

Band Personality Award – Ivan Conroy

Most Improved Player Award – Joel Kirk

Outstanding Contribution Award – Margaret & Robert.


Congratulations to everyone from all the band.