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We’re a standard brass band, a part of the community life of Easingwold and its neighbourhood, and a registered Charity (No. 1101841).  Founded in 1901, we play at local events throughout the year — fêtes and garden parties, parades, village fairs, charity events, Christmas functions and official occasions — with summer performances on the bandstand in Easingwold’s Memorial Park.

Our BRIAN BOUSFIELD BRASS WORKSHOP for young (and not-so-young) learners will take place on SATURDAY 9 FEBRUARY 2019, 10 a.m. to 2.30 p.m., at the Galtres Centre in Easingwold.  A great opportunity to develop your brass playing, and a lot of fun too. Tutor: Richard Wilton (Musical Director of Shepherd Group Brass Band, York, and a former player with the renowned Grimethorpe Colliery Band).   Thanks to a generous donation from Mr Bousfield, the WORKSHOP will be FREE-OF-CHARGE to participants.  By invitation only: last date for APPLICATIONS Friday 26 January.  For details & application form contact Bill Cleghorn —  william.cleghorn@hotmail.co.uk or etband@live.co.uk or text 07717 944900.

Also on SATURDAY 9 FEBRUARY, at the Galtres Centre, Easingwold, FUNDRAISING for the Band’s TOUR to GERMANY, 28 July – 2 August 20 19 —>>>>>>>

‘CAMEL RACING NIGHT’ — doors open 7 p.m., first race 7.30 p.m.   You don’t just watch the camels, you ride them!  A test of skill for all ages, and a lot of fun too!  Ticket price: £7.50 under-16 £5.00, INCLUDES SUPPER   For tickets, contact SIMON 07712 628980, or email roses5@sky.com   If you’re willing to SPONSOR a RACE for £20, we’ll give you two free tickets.  As a business sponsor, for £25 you’ll get 2 free tickets AND  a free display advertisement in the programme for the Band’s Annual Concert on Saturday 23 March.  Simon will be delighted to hear from you!

We’ll be giving our ANNUAL CONCERT at the Galtres Centre, Easingwold on Saturday 23 March 2019, 7.30 p.m. See NEWS PAGE for more details.

We currently have VACANCIES for solo and back-row cornetsWe’re registered in the 4th Section, with a view to entering an occasional contest once we’re back up to full strength.

We offer a warm welcome to new players. If you’ve recently moved into the area, or you’d like to get back into brass banding after a break, or maybe you’re a student at one of York’s universities or colleges; or if you just feel ready for a change — come along for a blow!

Learning a brass instrument?  We’ll help you improve and develop your playing.  A bit rusty?  Brush up your playing and regain your confidence.  Join our Intermediate Band — see below.

REHEARSALS        

Town Band — Monday evenings, 7.45 to 9.30 p.m., at our bandroom in Croft Close, Easingwold (postcode YO61 3DB).  Parking adjacent.

Intermediate Band — Friday evenings during school term-time, 7.00 to  8.45 p.m.   Ask for more details – see Contacts below.

Contacts   — Alistair Shipman, musical director, alistairshipman@hotmail.co.uk  07752 382353

                     — Bill Cleghorn, chairman, Easingwold Town Band, 07717 944900  etband@live.co.uk

.                     — Kath Clarke, secretary, Easingwold Town Band,  01759 306928   KmclarkeRAQA@aol.com