Raise funds for Wantage Silver Band through your online shopping!

What is it?

The site allows you (or your friends, colleagues, our audiences) to shop on some of the most popular sites including Ebay, Marks & Spencer, Play.com, John Lewis, Boots, WH Smith, Lastminute.com and many many more.

Business shoppers are also welcome with donations also being made by Dell, Euroffice, BT Broadband etc.  A last minute holiday?  Christmas presents?  Or just treat yourself?

Visit
www.easyfundraising.org.uk/wantageband

Easyfundraising is a shopping portal that raises money for Wantage Silver Band at no extra cost to the shopper.

There are over 600 retailers all making donations to your chosen cause.  Easyfundraising is a no hassle, easy to use site that costs the user nothing but could raise lots of money for the band.

www.easyfundraising.org.uk/wantageband

How do I use it?

You will be asked to register once (which takes no more than 30 seconds) and pick your cause as Wantage Band.

From here you can navigate to your chosen retailer, start shopping and raise money for the band.

Each retailer on the site has listed the donation that they are prepared to give, enabling us to have greater transparency of what has been raised.

About Us

Wantage Silver Band has been making music in Wantage, Oxfordshire and beyond since 1972.

Our Wantage Band is in the prestigious Championship Section and in October 2016 will compete at the Royal Albert Hall at the Nationals, their second visit in 2 years.   Our 'B' Band in March 2015 won promotion to First Section as of January 2016 having been promoted to Second Section in 2014.   Academy Brass,  formed in 2013, are in Fourth Section.  To complete WSB we have a Concert Brass, a Trainer Band, Beginners and the Big Band.

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Hire A Band

Are you holding an event, party or perhaps a wedding?  It's easy to hire one of our marvellous Brass Bands and don't forget we have a fantastic swing Big Band also available for all occasions.  For more information click here)   

  "I went to a wedding recently where the Wantage Silver Band were  playing....... I would thoroughly recommend hiring them for your next event!" Kate, Oxford         

 

 

B Band's amazing  CD - Classical Favourites - is  available  contact secretary@wantageband.org for more information.

 

Interested in Playing a Brass Instrument?

We can provide an instrument and tuition.

Beginners classes are held on Saturday mornings at our Band Hall, Tugwell Field, Reading Road, Wantage.    Contact Eileen at bandmaster@wantageband.org

Forthcoming Events

Sunday, 1st May

  • Rogation Service
    Concert Brass

Sunday, 15th May

  • Old Berkshire Hunt Countryside Day
    Mixed Band
    2:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Childrey Hymns
    Concert Brass
    3:00pm at Childrey Methodist Church

Friday, 20th May

  • Whit Friday Contest 2016 - Saddleworth
    Mixed Band

Sunday, 29th May

  • Carterton Bandstand
    'A' Band, 'B' Band
    2:00pm

Thursday, 2nd June to Friday, 3rd June

  • WSB Summer Course
    11:00am to 4:00pm at 2nd June The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX -------- 11am to 4pm 3rd June The Bandhall, Tugwell Field, Reading Road, Wantage OX12 8FR

Saturday, 4th June

  • Fete - Horton cum Studley
    'B' Band
  • The Wantage Big Band - Supper Concert
    Big Band
    7:30pm at Challow British Legion, Vicarage Hill, OX12 9RP

Saturday, 11th June

  • Wantage Summer Festival
    Mixed Band
    12:00pm at Wantage Market Place

Sunday, 12th June

  • Queen's Birthday Celebrations with ODBBA - Blenheim Palace
    Academy Brass
  • Wantage 90th Celebration
    'B' Band, Mixed Band
    12:00pm at Market Place, Wantage

Saturday, 18th June

  • Joint Concert at Faringdon Parish Church
    Academy Brass
  • Contest at Bugle, Cornwall
    'A' Band

Sunday, 19th June

  • Stanford in the Vale Summer Festival
    'B' Band

Saturday, 25th June

  • Concert with Pangbourne Choral Society
    'A' Band
    at Pangbourne College

Sunday, 26th June

Saturday, 9th July

  • John Hampden School Fete
    'A' Band, 'B' Band
    11:30am
  • Proms Concert
    'B' Band
    7:30pm

Saturday, 16th July

  • The Wantage Band - Concert
    'A' Band
    7:30pm at The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX

Sunday, 24th July

  • Stratford - upon - Avon Bandstand
    Concert Brass
    3:00pm

Support The Band

 Please visit our Support the Band page to see how you can help with our fundraising.

 We are very grateful for the kind support of our Sponsors 

Perhaps you would like to become a Patron or a Sponsor, if you are interested please click here for more information.

Easy Fundraising

Shop online at any of 600+ online retailers (including Amazon, Argos, M&S, Sainsburys, Tesco) and help raise funds for Wantage Silver Band. Find out more or register now at easyfundraising.org.uk/wantageband.