Netherlands Tour 2017

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The Junior Band is now back in action after the summer break – and on our return from a highly successful tour of the Netherlands. The band celebrates a proud tradition of International tours, every two years, and for many members these are described as being the ‘highlight’ of their time with the band. They […]

Pie and Peas

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The busy festive season is well underway ….. the band has already played at the switch on of both Mytholmroyd and Hebden Bridge lights.  And this year’s annual pie and peas event was, as always, a great success. Many thanks to Anne Bridges and family.

Paris Band Tour

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Performing at Disneyland in Paris was the highlight of this year’s summer tour by Hebden Bridge Junior Band. A total of 42 members and parents, along with musical director Neil Robinson, entertained the citizens of the French capital with a number of outdoor concerts. The band played bandstands in Parc Champs De Mar at  the […]

Poland 2015

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The 2015 International tour was a great success –  with the junior band taking Poland by storm. The band played to crowds of hundreds, forged friendships with a youth folk group, appeared on Polish TV  and enjoyed sampling Polish cuisine – including copious amounts of dumplings! The concerts performed in Krakow’s wonderful main square were […]

ITV Calendar Christmas Special

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Well done everyone for what has been a very enjoyable – and successful – festive season.  The highlight being an appearance on the Calendar Christmas special at the ITV Yorkshire studios in Leeds. Producer Mark Witty has sent the following message: “Many thanks to Hebden Bridge Junior Band. They were great …. sorry I didn’t […]

Jamie’s 18th

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Band members, parents and friends had a fantastic time at Jamie Scorer’s 18th at Hebden Bridge Town Hall.  The band played first, with Jamie doing a fine job as guest conductor for a couple of pieces. Neil thanked Jamie for being a committed, enthusiastic and long-standing member of the band, saying he remembered Jamie as […]

Massed Blast

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Thanks to everyone who took part in, or turned out to support us, at our “Massed Blast” in Hebden Bridge on Saturday, March 12th.  Particular thanks to the band of the Yorkshire Regiment from Huddersfield for turning out again. Thanks also to all those representing Friendly Band; Todmorden Community Band; Hall Royd Band, Shipley; Hammonds […]

Christmas 2016

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The band’s Christmas season was a success, starting early, on November 19th, with a day trip to York, where we played outside Betty’s cafe in St Helen’s Square, and the following week with our Pie and Peas evening at the Masonic Lodge.  We played at the Christmas lights switch on in Hebden Bridge, welcomed commuters at […]