Lanchester Brass Band

"One of Durham's friendliest bands."

Latest Pictures

2018 Durham Day, aka Durham Miners' Gala, aka The Big Meeting
Beamish Contest, June 2018
North East Regional Championship at Durham Gala Theatre, March 2018
Peterlee Contest 2018
Willow Burn Hospice's "Light up a Life", December 2017.
Dave conducting.
Stanley Entertainment Contest, October 2017: CHAMPIONS!!!!!
Gareth's swan-song as conductor.
Encouraging participation at Beamish Museum, in the Pit Village Band Room

Our Band Members

Cornets:

  • Solo - Mark Draper (sec.), Roger Carr, Jennifer Tipple, Dave Overton, vacancy
  • Soprano - Dave Yates
  • Repiano - Sally Haywood (ctte.)
  • 2nd - Brian Yates (ctte.), Stephanie Jordan, vacancy
  • 3rd - Dennis D'Ugo (treas.), Cath Johnson, Tom Bartle-Smith

Horns:
  • Flugel - Rebecca Draper (ctte.)
  • Solo - Susan Hayton (chair)
  • 1st - Jodie Bland 
  • 2nd - Amanda Hayton (ctte.)

Baritones:
  • 1st - Wendy Bradshaw
  • 2nd - Brenda Craddock (ctte.)

Euphoniums:
  • 1st - Keith Barrow
  • 2nd - Martin Bell

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

Basses
  • Eb - Pete Bradshaw (ctte.), vacancy
  • BBb - Matthew Raine, Richard Ellis-Hawley

Percussion
  • Ian Murray
  • James Draper
  • vacancy

Musical Director
  • Tom Gray

Assistant conductor
  • Dave Yates