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Hilgay Silver Band

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About the Hilgay Silver Band & Training Band

Brief History of the Hilgay Silver Band
Hilgay Silver Band was founded in 1896. Originally formed by farmers and land workers from the village and surrounding areas.
The band has improved over the years and has become one of Norfolk's premier bands.
The Silver Band plays a full range of traditional music as well as some of the more well known popular music of the time and performs
throughout the year at a variety of events and venues.

Location of the Hilgay Silver Band

Hilgay is a village in southwest Norfolk, about 15 miles south of King's Lynn and 14 miles north of Ely.
The nearest town is Downham Market, 5 miles to the north.


Rehearsals and Musical Direction
The current Hilgay Silver Band are a Section 4 band who as well as competing periodically in national and East Anglian contests,
perform regularly at events in their local area.

If you wish to find out more you are very welcome to come and meet us at rehearsals.
Rehearsals are held on Thursday evenings between 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
in the bands own bandroom opposite the war memorial in Hilgay
.
We also have a Training Band that meets at 6:45 pm on Wednesdays.
This is mainly but not exclusively for youngsters and instruments are available for loan.



Please note that during December we may well be out carolling on rehearsal nights.





Training Band Rehearsals
The Hilgay Silver Band also runs a training band under the direction of Brian Doy.

The training band is mainly but not entirely made up of youngsters.

The training band meets at 6:45 pm on Wednesdays.
Tuition is free and we will even lend you an instrument.


Fund Raising for the Chapel Hilgay Youth Band - 28 Nov 2009
Fund Raising for the Chapel - Hilgay Youth Band - 28 Nov 2009

Fund Raising for the Chapel Hilgay Youth Band - 28 Nov 2009
Fund Raising for the Chapel Hilgay Youth Band - 28 Nov 2009
Fund Raising for the Chapel Hilgay Youth Band - 28 Nov 2009
Fund Raising for the Chapel Hilgay Youth Band - 28 Nov 2009
Fund Raising for the Chapel Hilgay Youth Band - 28 Nov 2009
Fund Raising for the Chapel Hilgay Youth Band - 28 Nov 2009
Fund Raising for the Chapel Hilgay Youth Band - 28 Nov 2009



Information, Applications to Join the Band and Booking Requests:
If you require any more information about the band, are interested in joing either the main band,
the training band, or wish to discuss the possibility of the band performing at a function,
please go to our contacts page for details.

e-mail: hilgaysilverband@hotmail.com

Join the Hilgay Silver Band


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