Brass bands from across the North of England will march and play in Hebden Bridge today, in the annual March Contest.
The event is organised by Hebden Bridge Band and spectators will see 14 bands marching and playing down Bridge Gate before performing a hymn in St George’s Square in the centre of the town.
This year sees the bands competing across all the sections from the North West and Yorkshire, including five from the championship section, and they will provide non-stop entertainment from 12.30 pm until the contests conclusion at approximately 4.30pm.
The following Sunday there's the chance to see Hebden Bridge Band in action themselves. Their summer concert, at Mytholmroyd Community Centre, starts at 7pm on June 25th. Entry is by voluntary donation and will feature Dominic Longhurst , Soprano Cornet Player with Brighouse and Rastrick Band.