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September 2017

Thurcroft Welfare Brassband braved the weather to played at the Annual Rotherham Show on Sunday 10th September 2017.

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July 2017

Thurcroft Welfare Band  accompanied the Thornley Lodge Banner to the best attended Durham Miners' Gala in many years.

An estimated 200,000 people attended the Big Meeting in Durham on Saturday the 8 July 2016

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July 2017

Thurcroft Welfare Band again provided the musical entertainment at the traditional Letwell Street Fayre this year.

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January 2017

Thurcroft Welfare Band compete at the annual Mineworkers competition at Butlins Skegness

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November 2016

Thurcroft Welfare Band entertained visitors at the Branton Garden Centre

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October 2016

Thurcroft Welfare Band provided the music for a fund raising concert at St Mary's Church, Greasborough

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September 2016

Thurcroft Welfare Band was joined by the Doncaster Youth Stage Band for  joint concert at Thurcroft Church

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September 2016

Thurcroft Welfare Band at the largest free show in the north of England

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August 2016

In stark contrast to last year's washout, Thurcroft Welfare Band played to the Sunday visitors on a glorious summer afternoon at Doncaster's Brodworth Hall on 14th August 2014

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July 2016

Once again the band accompanied the Thornley Banner at the Durhan Miners' Gala, which was held this year on Saturday 12th July

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May 2016

Thurcroft Welfare Band entertained the shoppers at the Charity Gala held in the Swinton shopping precinct in Saturday 14 May 2016

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March 2016

Thurcroft Welfare Brassband continued their successful 2016 with a third place in the 4th section at the Yorkshire Regional Brassband Championships which took place at the St George's Hall, Bradford on 5th March 2016.

 

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Christmas 2015

The Band is busy as usual this Christmas time with concerts at Harthill Church, Herringthorpe Valley Park, Thurcroft Church and Thurcroft Club, as well as bringing Christmas cheer to shoppers at Aldi in Worksop and Tickhill Garden Centre.

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September 2015

 

Thurcroft Welfare Training Band under the baton of Andy Mee joined with John Ellis MBE and the Doncaster Youth Stageband of the Doncaster Youth Jazz Associaton to entertain an appreciative audience at St Simon's and St Jude's Church, Thurcroft on Saturday 26th September 2015. 

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July 2015

Brodsworth Hall, Doncaster was to be the venue for a summer Sunday afternoon concert on 26 July 2015.. Unfortunately, as the band assembled and set up, the worsening weather meant the concert had to be cancelled

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July 2015

Thurcroft Welfare band once again accompanied the Thornley Lodge Banner to the Durham Miners' Gala - The Big Meeting on Saturday 11th July 2015. It was estimated  150,000 people attended.

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July 2015

Summer has arrived and Thurcroft Welfare Band entertain the crowds in their regular slot at the Letwell Street Fayre on Saturday 4th July 2015

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June 2015

Thurcroft Welfare Band performed an evening of brass music at the Wesley Centre, Maltby on Friday 19th June 2015. This was part of a new quarterly program of brass evenings being staged by the centre.

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June 2015

Thurcroft Welfare Band entertain the visitors to the annual Harthill Church fayre under the baton of new Training Band Andy Mee which took place 13th June 2015.

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March 2015

Thurcroft Welfare Band competed in the fourth section of the Yorkshire Regional Brassband Championships which were held on Sunday 8th March 2015

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January 2015

Thurcroft Welfare Band at the 2015 Butlins Mineworkers Brassband Contest

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December 2014

The Training Band enjoyed their annual celebration and presentation event on Saturday. The guest of honour was Councillor John Swift who has been very supportive of Thurcroft Welfare Band and the Training Band in particular

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August 2014

Thurcroft Band once again entertained the people of Harthill, by providing an evening of music from the shows and movies. The second half followed a traditional Last Night of the Proms program featuring Rule Britannia and Jerusalem.

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August 2014

Thurcroft Welfare Band provided the musical entertainment for an evening of music and dancing organised by Brinsworth Parish Council.

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July 2014

For the second year the Band marched with the Thornley Lodge banner at the Durham Miners' Gala on Saturday 12th July 2014. It was the first trip out with the band for the new MD, Matthew Wright

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May 2014

Training band had a great time at their mini solo festival in the band room on Saturday 17th May 2015.  It was the first time a lot of the band had played on their own in front of an audience.  Although it was a bit daunting for the first timers everyone took part and everyone played really well.  As expected it was the adult beginners who were the most nervous - kids seem to have no fear!

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May 2014

Thurcroft Welfare Band recently hosted a very successful concert at St. Simon and St Jude Church, Thurcoft. The concert was a joint venture between our training band and senior band and was greatly enjoyed by all, young and old.
This was the final concert for the very well liked senior band musical director, Garry Hallas. The band are very sad to see him go and would like to thank him for all his hard work and wish him every success and happiness in the future.

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December 2013

Members of the Training Band has a Christmas trip out to the Rotherham Superbowl.

A great time was had by all.

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Thurcroft Welfare Brassband entertained the public in the Festival of Brass at the Rotherham Show in Clifton Park

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Thurcroft Welfare Band won the prize for the best 4th section band at the 27th Annual Brass Band Entertainment Contest organised by the Pogson-Bray Trust.

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Thurcroft Welfare Band attended the Duham Miner's Gala to accompany the Thornley Lodge Banner to the Big Meeting in Durham on Saturday 13 July 2013.

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Thurcroft Welfare Brassband provided the entertainment at the Silverwood Gala Day on 29th June 2013. The gala took place at the Siverwood Miners' Welfare and Resource Centre, Dalton Rotherham.

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The Training Band performed a concert at All Hallows Church, Harthill, Saturday 8th June

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The band staged it own concert at the Gordon Bennett Hall, Thurcroft  17th May 2013. The concert feature both the Senior and Training band

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Kevin Lee plays a solo at our recent concert at St Helen's Church Treeton 19th April 2013

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The Training Band Award Ceremony took place on Saturday 8th December

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Thurcroft Welfare Band marches from the St Simon and St Jude's Church to the Cenotaph in Thurcroft, Remembrance Sunday, 11th November 2012

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Thurcroft Welfare Band christens the refurbished Bandstand at the Langold Country Park Gala Day 8th July 2012

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Thurcroft Welfare Band entertains the crowds at Letwell Street Fayre 7th July 2012

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Thurcroft Welfare Band are very proud of their training band who took first place in the Ireland Colliery Band Battle of the Bands contest on 17th June 2012 under the baton of their musical director Ken Vernon. 

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Photographs of our Training Band

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Presentation to Ken Vernon
On his retirement from the band
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Yorkshire Regional Brass Band Championships 2012

Our day out in Bradford

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Old Photos of the Band

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