Posted by: halesowenscoutband | March 16, 2011

Wilkinsons – Halesowen

Fundraising - 12th March 2011

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Posted by: halesowenscoutband | December 1, 2010

Have your say

Do you want to be able to put information on this page? If so contact Mark Bright for an account and basic instructions…

Posted by: halesowenscoutband | December 1, 2010

Now on FACEBOOK

We now have a page on Facebook, where we can post pictures of the band etc. Just search for ‘Halesowen Scout Band’ in facebook 🙂

Posted by: halesowenscoutband | November 19, 2010

Competition day again…

On Sunday 21st we competed for the 3rd and final time this year… This time “The Big One” – The TYMBA Nationals, held at Cannock Leisure Centre.

Things didn’t get of to the best of starts with Kate’s bad back and Alex Bright feeling very unwell, the first few rehearsals were poor, but as the morning progressed the band started pulling together and by the time it was due to compete, they were looking and sounding good.

Overall, the scores received were good enough to have won most of the categories, but due to a technicality / misinterpretation of the rules*, the band were disqualified.  This was further compounded when it was found that the same rules had been broken at the earlier contest at Rubery, and the band were stripped of that win too.

The Manchester result stood as there was no infringement at that contest.

End result: Asthma attacks, Vomiting, Serious back pain and lots of tears.

*The rule in question relates to the number of ‘Over Age’ competitors and the date at which they are deemed to be over Age.

Posted by: halesowenscoutband | October 11, 2010

Welcome

The Halesowen Scout Band are a youth marching band based in the West Midlands, United Kingdom.

Members are drawn from all scout groups in the area, ages range from 8 yrs old through to leaders of 40+ the band is open to both boys and girls.

The band regularly perform at Fete’s, Carnivals & Parades. Should you wish to enquire whether they are available for your own event please click on the ‘Contact Us’ link to the left to make an enquiry.

Halesowen Scout Band have also played at many well known venues around the U.K. – Wembley Stadium (pre 2000), Wembley Arena, Windsor Castle, National Indoor Arena & National Exhibition Centre. The band have also taken part in the London Lord Mayors Show.

The band have travelled to other parts of the world;

Calgary Canada, Potsdam Germany, Disneyland Paris France & Walabi World Netherlands.
How to join the band; for those visitors to the website who are looking to join the band, please use the ‘How to join the band’ tab on the left. Include your name, a telephone number, what instrument you’d like to play and a contact email address.

You can then leave the rest to us…

Halesowen Scout Band have produced 2 CD’s of their own work, these are available to purchase by emailing the Bandmaster Direct. The cost is £5 plus postage and packaging.

A third CD was produced which features Halesowen Scout Band together with other youth bands, this again is available by contacting the bandmaster direct…

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