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Passing of Band President – Denis Hill

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that the band announces the death of its President, Mr Denis Hill. A wonderful and inspiring man. His loss will have a huge impact on the band that he so richly

New Cornet Signing at St Dennis

St Dennis Band are delighted to announce the signing of Ryun Retallack. Ryun joins the band on back-row cornet and brings with him a wealth of top-flight banding experience. He has played for the Band at both the Regional Contest

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Patrons Concert and Annual Awards 2018

On Friday 20th April the band held its annual “Patrons Concert”.  This is our free annual concert for the supporters of the band and the people of the St. Dennis area.  This year the concert programme consisted of many works performed

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Solo & Quartet Contest 2017 – Results

On Saturday 25th November 2017 we held our Solo & Quartet Contest in the Whitemoor Methodist Chapel, Whitemoor. We had a most enjoyable musical day. Thanks to our Adjudicator, Paul Richards from Flowers Band. Our Accompanists Anne Fleet & Hannah

Second Victory of 2017 for St Dennis Youth at the SWBBA Contest

St Dennis Youth Band have had their second win of the year at a major competition, this time at the Annual Championships of the South West Brass Band Association (SWBBA) held at Torquay earlier this month. Playing ‘Patterns’ by Edward

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New Signing – David Coad

The band are delighted and thrilled to announce that Mr David Coad has become a member with immediate effect. David has joined the band on Eb Bass alongside Mr Peter Bazeley. In addition, the band would like to publicly thank

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St Dennis Band Solo and Quartet Contest 2017

The 2017 St Dennis Band Solo and Quartet Contest takes place at St Dennis Working Mens Club on 25th November 2017. Our adjudicator this year will be Paul Richards (Soprano Cornetist with the Flowers Band in Gloucester) To download an entry form, please click

Report: Patrons Concert and Awards Evening

On Sunday 2nd April the band held its annual “Patrons Concert”. This is our free annual concert for the supporters of the band and the people of the St. Dennis area. This year the concert programme consisted of many works

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Young talent added to Percussion team

Further to the recent addition of John Mitchell to the percussion team. St Dennis Band are pleased to announce the signing of Joseph Broughton. Joseph began playing the drums aged 5 in January 2009 and shortly after relocating to Cornwall,

Mitchell joins the St Dennis Percussion Team

The St.Dennis Band are delighted to announce the immediate signing of Mr John Mitchell. An outstanding, vastly experienced and hugely talented percussionist, John will be a massive addition to the band. Professional Musical Director Mr Darren R. Hawken commented: I’m

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