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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Petite Suite Du Ballet – Video from Bugle 2013
Our performance of Petite Suite Du Ballet at Bugle Band Contest on a very blustery day!
Back to Bugle after 21 Years
The band had an enjoyable day for the band today at our return to the West of England Bandsmen’s Festival. It is 21 years since our last appearance at the Bugle Contest but it won’t be another 21 years before we go again. We will see you there again next year! Before that however we […]
Test Pieces for SWBBA Championships 2013
The test pieces for the 2013 South West Brass Band Association Championships have been announced. The contest is on Saturday 2nd November 2013 at the Rivera Centre in Torquay. The adjudicators are Jim Davies and Derek Renshaw. The pieces are: Open Section Own Choice 2nd Section Three Part Invention – Kenneth Downie Here’s a link […]
Runners for Bugle Contest
Twenty two bands will be on the March at the 89th Annual West of England Bandsman’s Festival at Bugle in Cornwall on Saturday 15th June. Championship Section Egham Roche Brass St Austell Town St Dennis First Section Bugle Silver Lanner and District St Pinnock Second Section Bodmin Town Swindon Pegasus Brass Third Section Camborne Junior […]
WEBBA 4th Section Grading Table 2013
The official grading tables from WEBBA have been published. According to my counting we are mid-table 12th out of 27 bands! EDIT: For those that have asked, “Rule n” is the 3 strikes and you’re out rule. Those bands that miss three years are removed from the grading table.