Category: News

Marske Brass Band Receives Community Award

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Marske Brass Band is extremely honoured and proud to receive a Coastal View and Moors News community award. Lynne Nicholls of Coastal View and Moors News explained that the award was “for what the Marske Brass Band do in the local community”. Accepting the award on behalf of the band, Phil Chisholm said it was “A complete surprise and...

Cakes All Round – Thank You Helen!

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The band was in for a wonderful surprise tonight when our first horn player, Helen Peacock, turned up with a delicious tray of cakes in celebration of the trophy win at the Ripon Contest. Not only a brilliant horn player, but an exceptional baker is there no end to this amazing woman’s talents? Fairy cakes (spelling out ‘Congratualtions Marske...

Marske Band Supports Jeff Stelling’s Men United March

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Marske Band was pleased to support Jeff Stelling’s Men United March today. Jeff finished the first leg of his marathon walk, in aid of Prostate Cancer UK, at Marske where the band played as he crossed the finishing line. Supporting Jeff on this first leg were former England captain Ray Wilkins and Hartlepool manager Craig Hignett. They were all...

Tribute to Terry Wogan

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Here is Marske Band’s tribute to the late, great Terry Wogan. Recorded by Gabriel Lawton, aged 7 (son of the band’s 2nd trombone player, Karl). The Floral Dance – all together now: “As I walked home on a Summer night, When stars in heav’n were shining bright…”

Christmas Party

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After almost completing their busy Christmas schedule, the band held the annual Christmas knees up. There was wine, ale, a fun quiz, games, pies and general merriment to be had by all (including a couple of our very good friends from Lockwood Brass). There are still a couple of engagements to fulfill and then the band will take a...

Double Celebration for Principal Cornet James

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Marske Brass Band’s Principal Cornet player, James Chisholm had cause for a double celebration today. The band competed in the annual Durham League Contest (which has now been running for 75 years) where James won the trophy for best Principal Cornet. Well done James! He then had to make a hasty departure from the contest arena as his wife,...