Band

Use our contact page or telephone Eileen Sykes on 01235-767541 for further details.

(Do contact us, even if a vacancy isn't shown for your instrument- we are always happy to hear from players (and non players)).Please note occasionally our practice times and locations will change.

 

 

 

 

Practices

The Wantage Band

Cornets

Wednesday evening  8.00 - 10.00pm  

Sunday evening 6.00 - 8.00pm

at The Bandhall, Tugwell Field, Reading Road, Wantage.

B Band

 

Tuesday and Friday evening 7.30 - 9.30 pm
at The Band Hall, Tugwell Field, Reading Road, Wantage

Concert Brass

All players with previous experience are welcome, especially cornet players.
Monday and Thursday evening 7.30 - 9.00 pm
at The Band Hall, Tugwell Field, Reading Road, Wantage

Academy Brass

  Saturday morning 10.30 - 12.30am at The Band Hall, Tugwell Field, Reading Road, Wantage
Monday 7.00 - 9.00 TBA

Trainer Band

 

 

Beginners

 

Please enquire about current arrangements

for beginners groups and individual tuition

(all ages and experience welcome!)

Saturday morning 09:00 - 10-15am
The Band Hall, Tugwell Field, Reading Road, Wantage
 

 

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 2014 competed at the Royal Albert Hall at the Nationals.   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

Saturday, 13th February

  • Red and Black Valentine's Ball with Wantage Big Band
    at Memorial Hall, Highworth Road, Shrivenham starting at 7.30 p.m.

Saturday, 20th February

  • Quiz and Pudding Night
    at The Bandhall, Tugwell Field, Reading Road, Wantage starting at 7.30pm

Sunday, 28th February

  • ODBBA Contest
    Academy Brass

Saturday, 19th March

  • London and Southern Counties Area Contest at Stevenage
    'B' Band
    at Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre

Sunday, 20th March

  • London and Southern Counties Area Contest
    at Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre - Wantage Band and Academy Brass

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.

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