After leaving Longton in the early hours of Saturday morning, and sitting through a 2 hour queue into Dover, the band and supporters arrived at the Hotel Schaepkens, Valkenbourg, Netherlands in time for our evening meal (just!). The tiring journey was made bearable by great camaraderie within the band. We […]

Trentham On Tour 2015

The results are in, and they show that Trentham enjoyed the best Whit Friday in recent times, finishing 24th in the final table. This included a remarkable 10th place at Carrbrook alongside 20th at Denton, 24th at Droylsden, 22nd at Heyrod, 24th at Tame Valley and  25th at Mossley. Well […]

Best Whit Friday in history

29th May 2015 is shaping up to be our most successful outing to the annual Whit Friday Quickstep Marches Contests. With performances at ten of the eleven venues in Tameside we picked up Best 3rd Section Band at Carrbrook. Congratulations go to Foden’s who once again topped the results as […]

Whit Marches 2015

On Sunday 17th May, members of Trentham Brass Band and Training Band were up bright and early to catch our 7am coach to Leeds for the Black Dyke Brass Festival. On arrival, the rest of the morning was spent with workshops with Richard Marshall (cornets), Jonathan Bates (horns) and Gary […]

Black Dyke Festival 2015

Trentham Band head off to Leeds on Sunday May 17th to take part in the Black Dyke Brass Festival, joining with the current National and European Champions and a number of other bands. The event includes workshops and a gala concert in the afternoon culminating in a grand finale playing […]

Black Dyke Brass Festival 2015