The Marple Band reformed in 1964 and Mike, being a founder member gets his first mention in the history books in 1965, ‘keeping the flag flying’ for a band struggling to exist and attract players.
It’s amazing how quickly the Regional Championships in Blackpool seem to come along with the intervening year sometimes seeming to flash by from one contest to the next.
The Marple band entertained the public and we’re joined by Tesco staff in their choral rendition of Rudolph.
On Monday 19th December, three members of The Marple Band took part in the Winter Wonderland event at Firwood High School, Bolton.
What is more Christmassy than a brass band and Father Christmas? There was no denying this was the real Father Christmas, no fake about him.
On Sunday 13th November 2022, The Marple Band took part in the Remembrance Service at the Memorial Park Cenotaph in Marple.
The Marple Band competed in a new brass band concert at Darley Dale in the Peak District on Sunday 6th November.
The new Musical Director of Marple Band may, literally, be seen as a safe pair of hands.
On Sunday 23rd of October, The Marple Band performed at the Marple senior citizens hall.
A 1996 cassette recording of BBC Radio 2 “Listen to the Band” featuring The Marple Band resurfaces 26 years on.