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  • Jul 24 / 2014
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Marple Bierkeller Band
News Archive 2014

Authentic Bierkeller with Piste Hägen Brass

The Ring O’ Bells, Marple – Sunday 27th July – Another outing for The Marple Bierkeller Band  – Piste Hägen Brass.

We will entertain you with German and Austrian Oom-Pah music, plus other well known favourites. The band will be dressed in authentic! Tyrolean costumes and yodelling will be on the bill. 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 narrow boat operated from The Ring O’ Bells pub near top lock in Marple. Continue Reading

  • Apr 10 / 2014
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Grand Opening of New Bandroom – Gala Concert

The Brass Bands of Marple will officially open their new band room on May 18th in Marple Memorial Park, with a joint Gala 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 Band Room Fund was formed in honour of Charlie Ingham who was a passionate supporter of Marple’s bands. Continue Reading

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