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  • Jun 27 / 2018
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Gala Performance – A Night at the Musicals

On Saturday July 23rd, we had a fabulous evening at a glittering ‘Night at the Musicals’, staged at Stockport Grammar School. The Mayor and Mayoress were in attendance.

The concert was in conjunction with Stockport grammar School to help raise much needed funds for Educaid- a pet charity of the school. We raised in excess of £1,200. The audience were wowed with the music from many well-known West End and Broadway spectaculars. A special mention went to Grace Shropshire who sang her first solo with the band and there wasn’t a dry eye in the house when she sang I dreamed a dream from Les Misérables…   …the first, I’m sure, of many more to come.

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  • Jun 18 / 2018
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Trophy Triumph in Morley

Marple’s First Prize to Steal Silverware from Yorkshire!

The Marple Band is delighted to have won best 2nd Section band at the Morley March and Hymn Tune Contest on Sunday 17th June. We came away with 1irst prize in second section, with a nice, shiny piece of silverware. We were also placed 3rd band overall, making our trip across the border to Yorkshire a huge success. Thanks to all our supporters who went on the day.

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  • Jun 09 / 2018
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Picnic in the Park

The Picnic in the Park on Saturday 10th June was an outstanding success.

The Marple Band and Hawk Green Band entertained the crowds at Marple Memorial park from 2:30 until 5:00pm in superb June sunshine. This first concert of this kind in the park is not likely to be the last; based on superb feedback from an enthusiastic audience.
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  • Nov 26 / 2017
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The Co-op Gifts Marple Band an Early Christmas Present

Christmas comes early to The Marple Band with a huge donation of £3,430.

On Saturday 25th November, we played at the Co op in Marple at their celebration day to end their latest fundraising session. Three local charities benefited from the Co-op membership charity scheme and the 1% that they donate from total purchases made. This resulted in a staggering £3,430 that was presented to the band for our new uniforms.

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