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....
Merry Christmas Askern!

Merry Christmas Askern!

Merry Christmas Askern Come along and join the fun as we raise the rafters at the Askern Miners Welfare Club to let the old sleigh-driver in with this year’s cargo of goodies.
Birthday Boys

Birthday Boys

Birthday Boys Sunday 11th November and half way through the band’s WW1 Remembrance “Battle’s Over” concert in the Askern Miners Welfare Club, we took time out to celebrate a brace of recent milestone birthdays. Vintage cornetist Mick Kennedy...
Ian Returns a Favour: With Thanks!

Ian Returns a Favour: With Thanks!

Less than a year ago Ian Kennedy, solo trombone with the Hatfield and Askern Colliery Band, was a patient undergoing chemotherapy in the Chatsfield Suite at Doncaster Royal Infirmary. Today, accompanied by Doncaster Mayor Ros Jones, he made a return to the suite to...
A Star On Our Horizon

A Star On Our Horizon

We are delighted to announce that the band will be joined in its forthcoming September concert at Doncaster Minster by Richard Marshall, currently Principal Cornet with the world famous Black Dyke Band. The concert will take place in the Minster from 7:00-9:00 pm on...