BBC Northwest News reporter Peter Marshall interviews keen audience members. Adjudicator, Mike Kilroy’s desk is ready for action.
Tewit Youth Band from Harrogate and Maguire’s Bridge Silver of Northern Ireland
The impressive Band of The King’s Division and local favourites Diggle, under Soprano Cornet legend Alan Wycherley
The neat ranks of Boarshurst Silver on the march and the famous Fairey Band ‘in the ring’
The conductor of Neo Brass (Japan) needed a bit of a boost while Ratby Mid Band’s tuba player enjoys a sit down
Slaithwaite made a welcome return to the contest, as did Sale Brass
Hepworth ventured ‘over’t tops’ again from Last of The Summer Wine country while Friezland had a much shorter journey
Two of our regular Youth Bands, 2nd Rossendale Scouts and Dobcross Youth soak up the atmosphere as they wait to play
A healthy crowd enjoys the early bands while Kevin Holdgate of Newhall enjoyed a catch up with Delph legend Alan Lawton
It can always be said that Tartan Brass will never fail to make an impression when they hit the Whit Friday trail!