about us


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We are a Third Section brass band, based in Rushden, Northamptonshire.
We rehearse in the Rushden WMC in Griffith St on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 8pm. We have a Junior Class which meets for an hour on Tuesdays at 7pm. The band is run by a committee of 7 playing members:-

Chairman: David Groom
Vice Chairman: David Almond
Secretary: Hilary Fett (click HERE for contact details)
Treasurer: Sue Newman
Contest Secretary: Hilary Hill
Website: Marion Vine
Uniforms: Melanie Bones

In 2004 we appointed Peter Vine as our conductor. Peter has been in banding for many years and has played principal cornet with the Harborough Band for 22 years. Prior to that he has played with Wigston, Kibworth & Ibstock Band.

Rushden Town Band has had a run of success at contests lately.
Click HERE for our latest contest results.

We play at various events throughout the year including concerts, garden fetes, village shows and park bandstand appearances. We are members of the Leicestershire Brass Band Association and the British Federation of Brass Bands.

Please contact our secretary if you wish to book the band.

for details of rehearsals.

Mel & Hilary

Congratulations to Melanie Bones (2011 Musician of the Year) and Hilary Hill (2011 Bandsperson of the Year)