Lanchester Brass Band

"One of Durham's friendliest bands."

Latest Pictures

Happy Christmas!
Tanfield Lea Community Carol Service, December 2017.
There was snow!!
Willow Burn Hospice's "Light up a Life", December 2017.
Dave conducting.
Stanley Entertainment Contest, October 2017: CHAMPIONS!!!!!
Beamish Museum Agricultural Show, September 2017

Gordon plays O Sole Mio at the Houghall Contest, July 2017. Guess what... we were 2nd again!!!!

Beamish Contest, June 2017 - 2nd again, and best 4th section band!!
Wharton Park, June 2017

Peterlee Festival of Brass 2017 - 2nd place!

Encouraging participation at Beamish Museum, in the Pit Village Band Room
With Carol Malia in Crook
Beamish Museum Contest, May 2016

Our Band Members

Cornets:

  • Solo - Mark Draper (secretary), Jennifer Tipple, Dave Overton, Roger Carr, vacancy
  • Soprano - Dave Yates
  • Repiano - vacancy
  • 2nd - Brian Yates, Lauryn Tovell, Hannah Grant
  • 3rd - Dennis D'Ugo (treasurer), vacancy

Horns:
  • Flugel - Rebecca Draper
  • Solo - Susan Hayton (chair)
  • 1st - Sally Haywood
  • 2nd - Amanda Hayton

Baritones:
  • 1st - vacancy
  • 2nd - Brenda Craddock, Wendy Bradshaw

Euphoniums:
  • Gordon Wright
  • Keith Barrow

Trombones:
  • 1st - John Tobin
  • 2nd - Lesley Wilkinson
  • Bass - Stuart Jordan

Basses
  • Eb - Pete Bradshaw, Matthew Raine, vacancy
  • BBb - Adam Towse, vacancy

Percussion
  • Karen Dean
  • Ian Murray
  • James Draper

Musical Director
  • Vacancy

Current guest conductor
  • Lewis Wilkinson

Assistant conductor
  • Dave Yates