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Whit Friday 2016 – Photographs

Whit Friday 2016

The final practice before Whit Friday has been completed and on May 20th we will be competing around the various contests in Saddleworth. Keep track of our progress online on Facebook and Twitter.  

SWBBA Champions

A trio of fantastic results were achieved by the band at the SWBBA Championships at the Riviera Centre in Torquay where for the first time in our history the band entered both the Fourth and the Third sections. The¬†Fourth Section test piece, “An English Folk Song Suite”, was received with praise from the two Adjudicators […]

WEBBA Awaits

This Saturday the band will be making it’s annual pilgrimage to Torquay for the WEBBA Championships. We will be playing “An English Pastorale” in the fourth section.

News update…

It would seem that a few months have passed without any updates being made to the news page on the Pendeen Band website. The lack of outcry suggests that this was not especially noted! Anyhow what’s happened… We improved at the WEBBA Championships in March, coming 14th this year. The AGM has taken place with […]

Recording at the Edges and Extremes

Members from Pendeen Silver Band have recently been recording a series of Cornish Hymns as part of the collaborative Art Project, Edges & Extremes. The project, which ¬†was inspired by Geevor Tin Mine and the surrounding west Cornwall landscape, was undertaken by visual artist Sally Booth along with the Scottish poet Evlynn Sharp. Focused on […]

Success at the SWBBA Championships

Pendeen Silver Band has ended the year with success at the South West Brass Band Association Championships in Torquay by achieving third place in the fourth section. A total of seven bands had entered the contest, all having to play the set test piece Partita by Edward Gregson. The band was prepared for the contest […]

Baby Basil in Tanzania

Baby Basil has made it safely to Tanzania as can be seen in these photographs documenting his work. Post by Pendeen Silver Band.

Big week coming up for Pendeen Band

We have an exciting time coming up a busy few days as we get ready to go the the SWBBA Championships followed by the St. Just Feast weekend. Monday Beginners – 6:30pm Main Band – 7:30pm Tuesday Pendeen Band Quiz Night at The Commercial Hotel in St. Just with a spooky theme – teams up […]

Learners play at Morvah Feast

Some of the learners from the Junior Band played Morvah Church for the Morvah Feast Celebrations last weekend. The band currently has fourteen junior members learning to play (and a couple of older learners) and hopefully we will be able to enter the training at Bugle Contest to continue their development. Please drop us a […]