Hardraw Scar 2019
On Sunday 8th September 2019 Darwen Brass headed for Hawes to take part for the first time in the Hardraw Scar Contest run by the Yorkshire and Humberside Brass Band Association. The programme was a 20 minute own choice, planned by MD Mike Cotter which had to include a march, a hymn, a solo and a modern piece.
Celebrations in the Green Dragon followed winning 4 trophies!
From right to left:-
1st Prize Section 'B' winners and the Charlton Estate Agency trophy.
Best March and the Kirky Lonsdale trophy.
Best Bass section and the Andrew Popham trophy (Won by Dan Heap, Tommy Stringfellow, Bill Kerfoot and Don Stables)
Best solo and the Meg Butler trophy (Won by Stuart Speakmen)
The contest takes place in the natural amphitheatre in the Yorkshire Dales within the sound of Hardraw Force