NEWS

Christmas Concert 2021

On Saturday 11th December 2021, we joined forces with the Northampton Male Voice Choir for our Christmas Concert in aid of Prostate Cancer UK. The audience in Titchmarsh Church were treated to a varied programme by the band and choir, and it was great to receive such...

We’ve got a new home!

GREAT NEWS! As you know, we've been without a permanent rehearsal space for some time now, and we've been using facilities from Woodford to Aldwincle, and Thrapston to Titchmarsh! Following our recent appeal for a permanent home, we were approached by Morrisons, who...

We’re back! Our first concert in over 18 months

We’re back! Our first concert in over 18 months

The day finally came. After many months of stop/starting... distance videos... quintet rehearsals... larger group rehearsals... a carolling programme... back to quintets... larger group rehearsals again... then easing of restrictions and back to full band...

2021 AGM Notice

**UPDATE* The AGM will now take place on October 14th at 7:30pm, at Aldwincle Village Hall - followed by a rehearsal. (September 2021) Agenda items should be notified in writing 14 days prior to the meeting to: thrapstontownband@yahoo.co.uk Tel: 01832 735371 All...

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...