Contest Photos

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BBC Northwest News reporter Peter Marshall interviews keen audience members. Adjudicator, Mike Kilroy’s desk is ready for action.  

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Tewit Youth Band from Harrogate and Maguire’s Bridge Silver of Northern Ireland

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The impressive Band of The King’s Division and local favourites Diggle, under Soprano Cornet legend Alan Wycherley 

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The neat ranks of Boarshurst Silver on the march and the famous Fairey Band ‘in the ring’ 

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The conductor of Neo Brass (Japan) needed a bit of a boost while Ratby Mid Band’s tuba player enjoys a sit down

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Slaithwaite made a welcome return to the contest, as did Sale Brass

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Hepworth ventured ‘over’t tops’ again from Last of The Summer Wine country while Friezland had a much shorter journey

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Two of our regular Youth Bands, 2nd Rossendale Scouts and Dobcross Youth soak up the atmosphere as they wait to play

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A healthy crowd enjoys the early bands while Kevin Holdgate of Newhall enjoyed a catch up with Delph legend Alan Lawton  

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It can always be said that Tartan Brass will never fail to make an impression when they hit the Whit Friday trail!