Are there any brass bands in Liverpool?

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  1. Richard B

    Richard B New Member

    Gonig to uni next september, hopefully liverpool- just doing a bit of research in advance, are there any bands in Liverpool? Im currently at YBS Concert, would like to keep up the playing, just wasn't sure what bands there were in Liverpool, if any!
     
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  3. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

  4. Don't know of any actually in Liverpool - but I think that there are a couple just on the outskirts (but my geography is pants so don't this as gospel):

    Rainford
    Skelmersdale
    Parr
    Haydock

    ....?
     
  5. IcklePablo

    IcklePablo Member

    wire and greenalls aren't really far away either.
     
  6. johnflugel

    johnflugel Active Member

    And if there were, would you leave your car outside the bandroom? he he
     
  7. nickjones

    nickjones Active Member

    Wire Brass are based in Warrington , you have City of Chester , Northop Silver , Wrexham Brass , Royal Buckley , Holywell bands in the area.
     
  8. IcklePablo

    IcklePablo Member

    Your lucky there isn't too many scoucers on tmp. lol
     
  9. Daniel Sheard

    Daniel Sheard Member

    Yes, we have people coming from Liverpool. Takes about 20-30 mins. Let us know when you arrive at university if you want to come over for a blow - transport will probably be available.

    Daniel (Northop Silver)
     
  10. IanB

    IanB New Member

    Pathetic, predicatable, puerile comment John.

    Ian
     
  11. IanB

    IanB New Member

    Which airline is that with then Daniel? 20mins??!!??!!
    Ian
     
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  13. Nuke

    Nuke Active Member

    no there unfortunatly arnt any bands in liverpool (not that ive noticed neway and ive been here a while) and due to not being able to drive ive not gone too far out of liverpool, just uni band for me.
     
  14. DublinBass

    DublinBass Supporting Member

    I heard that's because all the local bands were warned of you and decided to keep quite ;)
     
  15. Nuke

    Nuke Active Member

    it really woulnt surprise me wouldnt that
     
  16. johnflugel

    johnflugel Active Member

    It would be if I was actually being serious. Thought the 'he he' bit might have given that away. I leave the pathetic, predicatable and puerile comment to Boris Johnston!
     
  17. Richard B

    Richard B New Member

    cheers!

    cheers for the replys, it seems brass bands are all the rage in liverpool! I'll have a look at that bands listing thing, and i don't suppose 20-30 minutes is much of a way to travel if i can't find one too near, cheers.
     
  18. helen

    helen New Member

    Hi, I've just started at liverpool uni as well, and I think it's a shame that there are no brass bands in the area. If you are serious about wanting to join one, would you be prepared to help me try and set one up? It would be crap at first, but if we got enough people it could work? If you're interested contact helen_farrow2k2@hotmail.com
    Let me know.
    Helen
     
  19. aimee_euph

    aimee_euph Member

    Rainford is possibly the closest to Liverpool and we're always welcoming new players.

    if you want to come down for a blow then you're more than welcome to pop along! three of our players liver in Liverpool and they attend all rehearsals so its not that far.
     
  20. flugelgal

    flugelgal Active Member

    quite shy?
    quite hush hush

    ... oh, QUIET! :biggrin:


    *hides*

    ;)
     
  21. stotty74

    stotty74 Member

    Port Sunlight Lyceum Brass are only a short train ride away aswell. Just one train from the centre of Liverpool then 5 mins walk.
    If the roads are clear(!!) it takes me 30 minutes from the Wirral to Northop, and we have someone at the uni who drives down aswell.
     

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