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Marple Band

appearing at

Stockport Grammar School

Stockport, Greater Manchester

Saturday 23rd of June 2018

19:00 - 22:00

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Marple Band

Genre

Live Performance
Brass Band

Description

The Marple Band are a 2nd Section (2014 National 2nd Section Champions) Brass Band based in Marple, Cheshire.

The Marple Brass Band was founded in 1900 and included reed instruments in its early days. There have been many ups and downs of musical fortune in times past, but its more recent history included appearances at the Royal Albert Hall in the National Brass Band Championship Finals in 1994 and a wonderful win at the British Open Brass Band Championship in 1996 at the Bridgewater Hall.

The current band has recently started contesting again and in March 2013 became the North West 3rd Section Regional Champions. We then competed at the National finals in Cheltenham in September 2103. The band has now been promoted to the second section at national level and again competed in the North West Regional contest in March 2014, attaining a very creditable 2nd placement. The band is again taking part at the National finals, this time as a 2nd section band. We also compete in the Whit Friday March Contest which means dashing around the small Saddleworth and Tameside villages in a 50 seater coach to compete at around 8 or 9 events.

Stockport Grammar School

Venue Type

School

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Description

Join The Marple Band for a ‘West End Expeience’ in a A Night at the Musicals concert to help raise funds for Educaid.
Enjoy an evening of music from the musicals, old and new, and help raise much needed funds for a very worthy charity.
Buxton Road, Stockport.

Tickets available from Marple Co-op or pay on the door.

Stockport,

Greater Manchester,

England,

SK2 7AF.

Admission Fee: Adults £8, Concessions £6, Family Ticket (2 Adults & 2 Children) £20

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