Addlestone Success

YWDB were awarded the top spot at this years Challanging Brass competition hosted by the Addlestone Community Association. Four bands each performed a 30 minute programme adjudicated by Lieutenant-Colonel (Retd) Dr Nick Grace OBE that included a set test peice ‘The Platinum Jubilee March’ by Chris Shelton.

We are recruiting

We are currently looking for an additional front row cornet player. If you have moved to the West London/Heathrow area for work or study and would like to keep up your playing, or if you are looking for a new challenge, please send us a message. For other positions, please see our Vacancies Page

Annual Concert

The bands annual concert is on the 8th October 2022 at St Matthews Church, West Drayton. This years concert is in memory of Dave Lewis, one of the bands front row cornet players. The programme features a number of solo performances, original works for Brass Band and selections from stage and screen. This is a free concert, with any proceeds …

Open Rehearsal – 2022

Do you play a Brass instrument? Are you looking for a place to play? The band are holding an Open rehearsal on Wednesday 25th May 2022 at Laurel Lane Primary School, West Drayton, commencing at 8pm. Don’t have an instrument? Do not despair! contact the band via email: contact [at] ywdband [dot] com or our contact page to arrange for …

Oxford Contest

The Bands first contest outing in 2022 was to the Oxfordshire & District Brass Band Association Contest on the 27th February. Although this was an ‘Own Choice’ contest all the second section bands opted to play ‘The Aeronauts’ by Goff Richards. On this occasion the band failed to make an impression on adjudicator Dr David Lancaster, with the band being …

Carols by Candlelight

It is our pleasure and privilege to send some players to accompany the Carols by Candlelight service at St Barnabas’s Church, Kensington on Sunday 15th December. This is a traditional service with antiphonal music from our front row cornets and trombones which we have had the great honour of having played at for a number of years. Please come along …