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The Marple Band

Second Section Northwest Region

  • Vice Presidents' Concert 2012

    Vice Presidents' Concert 2012

  • Ring O' Bells Summer Concert 2012

    Ring O' Bells Summer Concert 2012

  • National Finalists, Cheltenham - September 2013 & 2014

    National Finalists, Cheltenham - September 2013 & 2014

  • Rehearsal Time

    Rehearsal Time

Blog

  • Apr 10 / 2014
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Blue Chair
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Fancy Joining Us?

Are you at a loose end on Friday evenings and/or want 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.

We currently require interested, good quality applicants for the following positions:

- Front row cornet

- Back row cornet 

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  • Apr 10 / 2014
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bandroom photo
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Grand Opening of the New Bandroom

The Brass Bands of Marple will officially open their new bandroom on May 18th in Marple Memorial Park, with a joint concert featuring The Marple Band and Hawk Green Band.

For over a century the Brass Bands of Marple have played a big role in the community, yet never had their own rehearsal facility. In an ambitious attempt to provide such a facility, the Charles Ingham Bandroom Fund was formed in honour of Charlie Ingham who was a passionate supporter of Marple’s bands. Continue Reading

  • Apr 02 / 2014
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Blackpool Regionals 2014
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National Brass Band Finals – Here we go Again!

For the second year running The Marple Band has qualified to compete at the National Brass Band Championships to be held at Cheltenham Racecourse on Saturday 20th September.

On March 9th the band competed in the second section of the North West Area qualifying championships, having being promoted from third section in January 2014. Continue Reading

  • Apr 01 / 2014
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Brassed Off 2014
News, News Archive 2014

The Miners, United!

Well, what a start to 2014. It’s only just February and the band has performed to over 2500 people so far!

Late last year the band were approached by Cheadle Hulme Amateur Dramatics Society (CHADS) and were asked to be the band in the stage play of Brassed Off. Of course we agreed as we had a track record of being such band. Continue Reading

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