As part of our 175 anniversary celebrations Blackburn & Darwen Band are to host a special march & hymn tune contest. This will take place on Sunday 13th September starting at 12pm in Darwen Town Centre. With over £3000 of prize money to be won, the contest is open to all band in any section. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further details or visit our website at www.blackburnanddarwenband.co.uk. This promises to be a great day out for bands and families alike. Lots of restaurants, pubs and cafes are within a short walking distance of the contest venue. A special covered stage will be available for band to perform. Entries being taken now.