NEWS

We did it! Our first contest in over 28 years

After many months of hard practising, on Sunday 8th March 2020, we performed at the Midlands regional contest of the National Brass Band Championships. It was staged at Kenilworth School, and along with 20 other bands, we performed the 4th Section test piece...

Coronavirus update – March 2020

Following the latest guidance from the Government, we have decided to cancel rehearsals and up-coming concerts with immediate effect. The welfare of our band members, supporters and audiences are of great importance to us, and we will, of course, return as soon as we...

Christmas joy!

What a Christmas season it's been for Thrapston Town band in 2019. We started in late November in Market Harborough... played at Thrapston Christmas lights switch-on... 3 concerts... 2 care homes... 1 garden centre... and loads of carol playing sessions in-between....

The lights are on!

Tonight we helped out at the Thrapston Christmas Festival, as we do every year. We helped with the lights switch on, and accompanied the Thrapston Primary School Choir in a few numbers including White Christmas and Jingle Bells. The kids sounded great. It was very...

Christmas has come early!

We started our festive season a week early this year, with an invite to perform in Market Harborough at their Winter Food & Drink Festival. It was a really enjoyable event organised by Harborough District Council, and we were delighted to visit the town and play a...

We’ve had a rebrand!

We're delighted to reveal our new logo that will take us forward into our new era! We've stayed faithful to our previous badge, but given it a slightly more modern twist. Our badge was originally based on the Washington family crest. A relative of the first US...

Remembrance 2019

It was a busy Remembrance weekend for the Band this year. On Saturday afternoon, we were delighted to perform the Remembrance Concert at St Peter’s Church in Irthlingborough. The band gave a varied programme, which included some lovely moments of reflection in keeping...

Onwards and upwards!

It's a really exciting period for us at Thrapston Town Band. We have recently appointed Nathan Waterman as our new MD, and have made the decision to register as a 4th Section Band. As a result, we have immediate vacancies for: CORNETS - positions negotiable....

Introducing our new MD – Nathan Waterman…

Nathan’s first brass playing was on Cornet aged 12 at Thrapston Town Band. Within months he moved onto Tenor Horn which remains his instrument to date. Nathan has played for many top bands including; Brighouse & Rastrick, Desford Colliery and most predominately...

New Uniform at Thrapston Charter Fair

Congratulations to all involved in planning and delivering another successful event in Thrapston today! We were sporting our new waistcoats and ties!  Don't we look smart!