The Harrogate Band
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The Harrogate Band

The Harrogate Band is a brass band based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England and was formed in 1970. They perform regularly in the local area and compete nationally in the 1st Section. The band are one of North Yorkshire's premier brass bands and are seen as a progressive and versatile band with strong community links who can provide music for any occasion. The Band have appeared on television many times on programmes such as Heartbeat, Escape to the Country , The One Show. Grayson Perry All Man (2016) Season 1 Episode 1.[1] In 2016, the band was presented with the Sash award.[2]

Recent contest performances

The Harrogate Band are currently the reigning North of England 1st Section Champions, having won the 1st section contest at the Dolphin Centre, Darlington on 17 March 2018. Not only did the band win the 1st prize, but they also took home silverware for the Best Bass Section, Best Euphonium and Best Trombone (Bass Trombone). The band went on to represent the North of England in the National Championships which were held on 16 September 2018 at the Racecourse Centre, Cheltenham.[3]

Notable members (present)

Partial discography

Year Album Conductor
2011 Tea for Two Craig Ratcliffe
2006 Swing! David Lancaster
2001 Made In Harrogate David Lancaster
1999 Christmas is Coming David Lancaster


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  2. ^ Editor (9 November 2016). "Mayor presents Sash to Harrogate Band | Harrogate Informer". Harrogate Informer. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ Sawyer, Tim. "Harrogate Band - Brass Band Results". Retrieved 2018.

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