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An evening of music at Kilngreen Church

Diggle B Band’s Christmas Concert

Diggle Band Contest Presentation

Diggle’s brass band takes Whit Friday to the World

Diggle Band (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2013)

Diggle B Band will help to recreate the sounds and sights of a unique local tradition in a huge parade of arts and culture. They will join local performers this weekend to recreate the world famous Saddleworth and Oldham Whit Friday brass band contests.

Diggle’s windy Whit Walk

Click on any photograph to see the Whit Walk gallery.

 

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Thousands set to enjoy the Whit Friday Band Contest

Diggle Band, Whit Friday (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2013)

Thousands of people are set to enjoy a spectacular day of free entertainment at the famous Whit Friday band contests in Saddleworth.

Oldham Council has been providing organisational help and financial support to ensure the 2013 Saddleworth and Lees contests hit the high notes once again.

This [...]

“What’s On” at Diggle Band Club

MAY

24th May – Whit Friday. Watch out for the band clubs beer stall at the bottom of the drive – selling beer, locally made gourmet pies, band cd. Also (hopefully) the launch of the fundraising “I Dig Diggle” T-shirt.

25th May – Live band night – Final Destination [...]

A message from the chairman of the Diggle Whit Friday Committee

Bandsmen in Diggle (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2013)

Arrangements for the Diggle Whit Friday Procession 2013

This year’s procession will be led by Diggle Band and will include banners from the Village Churches Together and Kilngreen. The main body of the procession will be local uniformed organisations, villagers and a guest band.

After leaving Kilngreen Church [...]

A ‘What’s On’ for Diggle

The Owter Zeds

25th to 27th April – Down Memory Lane“, A little nostalgic reflection with extracts from classic radio sketches such as: Dick Barton, Round the Horne, Hancocks Half Hour, The Clitheroe Kid, Take it from Here, I’m sorry I haven’t a clue and songs from the 50′s -60′s.

Start time: 7.30 Venue: [...]

Diggle Band’s 2013 concert dates

Brian Taylor, Diggle Band

Sun 2st April – St Georges Day concert at Diggle Band Club

Fri 24th May – Whit Friday Band Contest

Fri 31st May – Mnozil Brass at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Oldham

Sat 1st June – Mnozil Brass at Huddersfield Town Hall

Sun 2nd June – Mnozil Brass, Llangollen

Sat [...]