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  • Jun 03 / 2014
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Latest Player Vacancies

Would you like to play for a successful and rising band? The Marple Band is now in the second section and has recently qualified for the National Finals, for the second successive year.

Over the last few years, The Marple Band has steadily been rebuilding and has grown from strength to strength. Having now established a committed team in all sections of the band, we  are looking for a few quality players who want to join a strong, sociable band of dedicated musicians. Continue Reading

  • Jun 30 / 2014
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A Resounding Success at the Ring O’ Bells

On Sunday 29th June The Marple Band put on an excellent performance to a large and appreciative crowd at the Ring O’ Bells pub in Marple.

The packed audience was treated to a wide variety of music, from traditional marches and overtures, to film music and swing. We are lucky to have many talented soloists and four of them excelled on the day. Continue Reading

  • May 19 / 2014
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Pulling Together for Cheltenham

On Friday May 16th the lady members of The Marple Band heaved-to for a sponsored boat pull to raise much needed funds to send the band to the National Brass Band finals in Cheltenham.

The aim for this event was to drag-in over £1,000 by all the band members gaining sponsorship and making donations then heaving The Bell, a 72ft steel narrowboat operated from The Ring O’ Bells pub near top lock in Marple. Continue Reading

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