NEWS

Third Section Champions at first time of asking!

Third Section Champions at first time of asking!

On Sunday March 3rd 2024, following our success winning the Fourth Section in 2023, the band competed once again at the Midlands Regional Finals, but in the Third Section for the first time. The piece was titled "Corineus" - a beautifully melodic, but very technical...

Player Spotlight We are delighted to put the spotlight on our young percussionist Annabel Halcrow. Annabel has been a familiar face with the band for a long time as her Mum (Alison), Dad (Ed), Sister (Amey) and Brother in Law (Alex) all play in the band. So following...

Thrapston’s first National Finals!

Thrapston’s first National Finals!

At least we think it's our first-ever National Finals... Certainly in the "modern era", it most certainly is!   And what a journey it's been. Just 3 years to get to this point.   Back in late 2019, we had conversations alongside our (at the time) new MD, Nathan...

We are the Champions!

Thrapston Town Band win the Midlands brass band championships and qualify for the national finals. Thrapston Town Band is celebrating its 165th year in style, by qualifying for the National Finals of the Brass Band Championships in Cheltenham later this year. On...

Busy 2023!

Here at Thrapston Town Band it’s been a busy start to the year as we have spent the last several weeks preparing for the Midlands Area Contest on Saturday 4th March. In addition we’ve been keeping up with our commitment to teaching with our learners class taking place...

Cornet vacancies

We are a sociable and hard-working band in Northamptonshire. This year we came 3rd in the Midlands Areas 4th Section under the baton of our MD, Nathan Waterman. We are committed to improving further as an ensemble. We now have only a couple of cornet positions to fill...

New Flugel player joins our band

We are excited to announce that Diana Randle has been appointed to the position of Flugelhorn with Thrapston Town Band. Diana started her playing career with TTB at the age of 10 as a learner on cornet. She went on to play with other bands including Northants County...

Brass lessons for learners recommence

On Thursday 9th June the band was very excited to be able to recommence our brass lessons for learners. We were delighted to welcome back a number of our previous learners and to welcome some new people too. If you are an aspiring brass player who would like to work...

More new players welcomed

We have great pleasure in announcing some exciting new appointments to the band and sharing our latest news with you. We are delighted that Maggie Betts has joined us on Repiano Cornet. Well known in the banding community Maggie brings with her a wealth of experience...

We have vacancies!

We are a sociable and hard-working band in Northamptonshire. Under the baton of our MD, Nathan Waterman, we recently came 3rd in the Midlands Areas 4th Section, and are motivated to improve further as an ensemble. Due to other commitments, we have vacancies in the...