Flookburgh Band Last Night of the Proms
Saturday 12th August 2017
Flookburgh Band are appearing once again at the Victoria Hall in Grange-over-Sands in another 'Last Night at the Proms' concert. All are welcome to bring flags and whistles and dress for the occasion. Tickets are £10 which include refreshments and are available from band members, Grange Information or Cockles shop on Flookburgh Square. You can also reserve tickets by phoning 015395 59081.
The award-winning ensemble were founded in 1909 by local fishermen under the name of Flookburgh Village Hall Brass Band before becoming Flookburgh Silver Band in 1937. There are strong family ties within the band. One of the bandsmen is a direct descendant of a founder member and there are family groups amongst the current musicians.
In 2009 Flookburgh Band were Northern champions and won through to the finals of the National Brass Band Championship of Great Britain. Flookburgh Youth Band were formed in September 2009 and have recently achieved second place in the Youth Band section at the South Cumbria Music Festival. Flookburgh Band is totally self-supporting and throughout its history has never had any sponsorship and is reliant upon income from concerts and fund-raising events.
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