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Celebrating 125 years of continuous banding 1880 - 2005
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REQUIRED

Newtown Silver Band is a Third Section Band based in beautiful Mid Wales and always welcomes new players to all sections of the band. At present we have vacancies for a a Bass Trombone and Bb Bass player. We are always pleased to welcome any new players to the Senior Band, Training Band or Learners Band where there is free tuition and the free use of instruments.

Contact: The band rehearse on Thursday evenings from 7.30pm to 9.30pm with extra rehearsals as required. The Training Band and Learners Band rehearse Mondays 6.30pm to 7.30pm during term time.

For more details contact David Lloyd Evans on 01938 820 692, David Gardner on 07790 940506 or email:


NEWTOWN (MID WALES) MARCH AND OPEN AIR CONTEST 2017

Newtown Silver Band, together with Newtown Carnival Committee, would like to invite you to their Sixth March and Open Air Contest in Newtown, Powys, on Sunday 11th June 2017.

For more information about the event please click here.
To download a copy of the 2017 Entry Form please click here.


WELCOME


Welcome to the website of the Newtown Silver Band (NSB). We hope you will find it informative, interesting. entertaining and easy to use.

Newtown Silver Band is a 3rd Section band playing in a market town situated in North Powys in picturesque and beautiful Mid Wales. The Newtown Silver Band was established in 1880 and has given unbroken service to Newtown and District having celebrated its 125th Anniversary in 2005. Throughout the years it has achieved many successes on the contest stage and is in great demand locally for concerts, carnivals and parades etc.

During the 1950's and 60's it achieved many notable successes including a win in the Denbigh Contest and in 1958 became Northwest Area Champions in Manchester qualifying for the Finals at RAH later that year. The band at that time was a member of the North Wales Brass Band Assoc.

In 1982 the band joined the Southeast Wales BBA and then competed at many venues within the Southeast and West Wales Area, again achieving many successes in the contest field and represented Wales at the finals of the National Championships both in London and Harrogate on several occasions.

Recently the band rejoined the North Wales BBA where it will once again be competing in events in the north. The band is currently in the Third Section nationally and is constantly striving for further success in the future.

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