Getting in Tune

Getting in Tune

Last night, we were joined in the band room by Councillors Austen White and Iris Beech; the 2 ward councillors who have helped fund the instruments for our starter band had a little fun trying them out for themselves! Austen on trombone and Iris on tenor horn are...
Stan’s Concert Farewell

Stan’s Concert Farewell

The Hatfield and Askern Colliery Band is sad to announce that Stan Lippeatt is to stand down from his role as the band’s Musical Director in May this year. Stan has, however, clearly indicated that “I’m retiring from day to day banding, yet will continue to be...
Yorkshire Area Championship 2022

Yorkshire Area Championship 2022

After a 2 year hiatus arising from the infamous Covid-19 bug, the Yorkshire Area championships took place over the weekend of 5-6 March 2022. Following our resounding tale-telling 7th place achievement back in 2020, the band was hoping to continue climbing up the...
Bring it back, bring it back ….. !

Bring it back, bring it back ….. !

14 months since we last sat around the stand and had a blow – it was the Yorkshire Area Championships at Huddersfield on Sunday 8th March 2020 to be precise – thoughts are now turning to how we get the band back together and start making music once more....