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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. TheĀ Fourth Section test piece, “An English Folk Song Suite”, was received with praise from the two Adjudicators […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Winter’s Tale – SWBBA Recording

Our winning performance at the SWBBA Championships earlier in the month was recorded by the fantastic Chorum Records. The quality of the recording, and we’re sure you will agree once you have listened to it, is amazing. The full winners CD is available to purchase from Chorum Records, info@chorum.co.uk, and includes Voices of Youth (Launceston […]

SWBBA Adjudicators Remarks

Here’s the awesomeness that the adjudicator had to say about our performance at Torquay…

4BarsRest Feature

The bands success at the SWBBA Championships has been featured on 4BarsRest. Read the full article…

SWBBA Champions

The weeks of practice proved successful as Pendeen Silver Band were crowned SWBBA Champions (UG Section) at the South West Brass Band Association Championships on November the 3rd in Torquay. This was the first contest for percussionist Jacob Kevern who joined his father (Jonathan) and sister (Charlotte) on the stage. (Photo below). After the result […]

SWBBA Championship Results

Congratulations to all the bands at the SWBBA Championships. Open Section 1. Camborne 2. Lanner & District 3. St. Keverne Second Section 1. Lympstone SW Telecoms 2. St. Pinnock 3. Swindon Pegasus Band Third Section 1. Bodmin Town 2. St. Stythians Forth Section 1. Launceston Town 2. South Molton Town 3. Porthleven Town Ungraded Section […]

One day until the SWBBA Championships!

You can keep up to date with Pendeen Bands trip to England and the SWBBA Championships tomorrow on Facebook and Twitter. We will share all the news with you throughout the day right up until the phone battery dies!