NEWS

2021 AGM Notice

Our annual AGM is on Thursday 24th June 2021 at 7:30pm. It takes place at Manor Farm, Addington Road, Woodford NN14 4ES. Agenda items should be notified in writing 14 days prior to the meeting to: thrapstontownband@yahoo.co.uk Tel: 01832 735371 All welcome.

On air!

On Monday 22nd March 2021, we were thrilled to be featured during the breakfast show on BBC Radio Northampton. We gave 4 interviews during the morning. It was great to be able to share a bit of our history, plus some of the things we're proud to do in the community of...

We’re back!

Since lockdown in March, band activities have been severely curtailed. We’ve had fun on Zoom, we’ve produced some distanced videos, and had a very short-lived return to small group rehearsals in early July, before the government put bands back on lockdown again....

We’re still monitoring the situation

Coronavirus continues to keep the band from playing as a full ensemble. We constantly follow the Government guidelines, and also the guidance of Brass Bands England (BBE). It has recently been announced that bands like ours can return to rehearsals in a small way,...

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...