Welcome Cap’n Jack – Our New Man at the Helm!

Hatfield and Askern Colliery Band is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Jack Capstaff as the band’s new Musical Director. Jack studied composition and conducting at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and specialises in the creation and performance of...

We Have Empty Seats to Fill

The band is now recruiting to fill several playing positions following retirements and departures to pastures new following our recent appearance in the Spring Festival at Blackpool, and we invite applications for the following positions: Front Row Cornet (3rd...

Wanted – Musical Director

We are Doncaster’s premier brass band, based in the Askern Miners Welfare Club, just off the A19 on the outskirts of Askern.  The band has its own suite of upper floor rooms and rehearses weekly on Tuesdays between 7:45 – 9:45 pm. Following the recent...
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...