2014

 

Witney Carnival

 Brilliant sunshine....... 

'A' Band at the Summer Festival Saturday 5th July

Brass and Big Band

Concert Brass at Charney Bassett Fete on Saturday 5th July

A bright and sunny day

B Band at Thame School Fete on Saturday 5 July

Brass and Brolly

Trainer Band Joint Concert on Saturday 5th July

 Trainer Band and Wantage Junior Orchestra

Tugwell Field Concert and BBQ

Barbeque, cream teas, fancy cakes,  the late afternoon sun......  and a fantastic band!

Youth Brass Joint Concert

Great Concert with Youth Brass and Berkshire Maestros

Saddleworth 2014

 "Up t'moors"

Rogation Service on a Trailer

Around the farm

Market Stall

A Very Hot Day in May 

 

Concert Brass Supper Concert

A Great Evening

St George's Day at Faringdon

 Parade through historic streets

Twinning

Concert Brass entertain the visitors from France

Rotary Concert - Youth Brass

Great Entertainment

Earl of Wessex visits Wantage

A wet day greets the Earl and Countess of Wessex

Palm Sunday Parade 2014

A Very Sunny Day

 

Youth Brass at Milton under Wychwood

A great success for Sam Wyne's first Concert with Youth Band 

Cake Stall at the Band Hall

 Tempted??

Celebration Party

Champagne Corks Popped

London and Southern Counties Area Contest - WANTAGE ACADEMY BRASS

First time out and a brilliant result!

London and Southern Counties Area Contest - "B" BAND

Cheltenham ....here we come!

London and Southern Counties Area Contest - "A" BAND

"A" Band Win!

 

Who you gonna call?

 The Weedbusters.

Big Band Supper Concert

Swing and Supper

Concert Brass Christmas Dinner

Good Start To The Year

Butlins Mineworkers Championships

A Bracing  and Wet Skegness

2014

 

 About Us

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

Our 'A' Band competes in the prestigious Championship Section of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain and having won the Regionals recently will be competing at the Championships in October at the Royal Albert Hall.  Our 'B' Band is in Second Section and  will be competing at the Nationals in Cheltenham in September, having been awarded 2nd place at the Regionals, whilst our Academy Brass competed for the first time in Fourth Section this year. To complete WSB we have a Concert Brass, a Youth Brass, a Trainer Band, Beginners and the Big Band.

Practice Times - During July and August all bands make their own arrangements - for details please contact Eileen on 01235 767541

 

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                     

Want to play a Brass Instrument? We can provide an instrument and tuition. Beginners classes are held weekly.    Contact Eileen at bandmaster@wantageband.org

 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.

 

Forthcoming Events

Sunday, 3rd August  

  • Concert at Northbourne Centre, Didcot
      at Northbourne Centre, Church Street, Didcot
    (Concert Brass)

Saturday, 9th August  

  • Fete at Lambourn Sports Club
      at Lambourn Sports Club

Sunday, 10th August  

  • Concert at Parade Gardens Bandstand, Bath
    (Concert Brass)

Sunday, 24th August  

  • White Horse Agricultural Show
      at White Horse Show, Uffington

Monday, 25th August  

  • White Horse Agricultural Show
      at White Horse Show, Uffington
    (Mixed Band)

Saturday, 6th September

  • Aldebourne Carnival
    (Mixed Band)

Saturday, 20th September   - Sunday, 21st September  

  • Nationals Brass Band Finals - Sections 1,2,3 & 4 Cheltenham
      at Racecourse Conference centre
    ('B' Band)

Saturday, 27th September

  • Joint Concert with Abbey Brass
    7:30pm at Yolande Patterson Hall, Abingdon
    ('B' Band)

Saturday, 11th October  

  • National Finals ( Championship Section) Royal Albert Hall
      at Royal Albert Hall
    ('A' Band)

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