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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

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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,

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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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St Dennis Band 2017 Annual General Meeting – January 24th

​St Dennis Band invites you to attend its Annual General Meeting which will be held at St Dennis Bandroom, Park Head, Hendra Rd, St Dennis on Tuesday 24th January starting at 7:30pm

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4BR 2016 Awards – Double nomination for St Dennis

Online Brass Band Magazine 4BarsRest have today announced nominations for their annual awards. The Band are delighted to have been nominated by 4bBarsRest for two categories. Firstly a nomination for “Lower section band of the year” and secondly for “Contest

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St Dennis Band Solo & Quartet Contest 2016 Results

The St Dennis Band’s Solo & Quartet Contest took place on Saturday 26th November 2016.  First time Venue in the St Dennis Working’s Men’s Club was a resounding success.  The Committee and Band would like to thank the Club for

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SWBBA Contest Report – St Dennis Youth Band

The Youth Band attended the South West Brass Band Association Championships held at Torquay on Saturday November 5th. Well they certainly set off a few musical fireworks!! This had been the first out off county “bus trip” contest for the

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St Dennis Band perform for Royal event in Poundbury Dorset

The Band were honoured to perform in Poundbury (Dorset) on Thursday for an appointment with Her Majesty the Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall. Having received this special invitation a few weeks ago to perform the

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New Cornet signings

The St.Dennis Band are delighted to announce the signing of two cornet players. Firstly, Amy Davenport joins us from St.Austell Band and Becki Richards signs from Mount Charles Band thus completing the much strengthened cornet section. Both key additions to the band

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