Matlock Band Celebrates 150 Years Matlock Band’s first competition dates back to 1860 at Belle Vue in Manchester and 150 years on the band is still proudly continuing the tradition of music-making in Matlock and the surrounding areas. In order to mark this anniversary, the Band is holding a free concert at the Edgefold Club in Matlock on Friday 15th October 2010. In addition to the music, memorabilia of past and present years will be on display and there will be a chance to win a prize in the Anniversary Prize Draw. Calling Ex-Members The band are seeking ex-members to join them on the evening to take part in the concert or come and listen and are hoping to expand on the memorabilia already collected to cover photos/articles/memories from the 150 years of it’s existence. If you would like to join the band to play in the concert or if you have any photos/articles/memories to share, the band can be contacted on email@example.com or by telephoning Jane Baldwin – Chair Person on 01773 836901.