Collingham Band performing on Wetherby Bandstand, Summer 2015
Collingham Band is a friendly community wind band of woodwind and brass players. Our members are from all points on the age range spectrum from school students to retired adults.
The rehearsal venue for both Collingham Band and Collingham Training Band band is within easy reach of players in the Wetherby and north Leeds area. We welcome new members and if you play a woodwind or brass instrument, please do contact us to ask about vacancies - more details are at Join Collingham Band or Join Collingham Training Band.
A photograph of Collingham Band performing on the Great Yorkshire Show bandstand has been turned into a jigsaw! The 15-piece puzzle can be played any number of times by selecting the Restart button at the base of the panel below, or for other sizes up to 300 pieces, press the 'Play as' link at Jigsaw Planet!
Click this icon, then go to Restart
Band members who have a photo of Collingham Band which they would like to see made into a puzzle and published on this web site should send a jpg to Polkadot Website Design. Images will be reviewed by band leader Diana Lee before publication.
Collingham Band performs at local events in the Wetherby area throughout the year, raising money for charities. Some of these events include the Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate, Collingham Gala and in 2014 the Grand Départ of the Tour de France at Harewood House, Leeds.
The founder and leader of Collingham Band is brass and woodwind teacher Diana Lee. Organisations which are interested in hiring Collingham Band for a concert or other event will find initial information on the Hire the Band page and are invited to discuss their proposition with Diana.
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Each Christmas, Collingham Band performs festive music outside Morrisons in the Horsefair Centre at Wetherby.
Donations to the charities supported by Collingham Band total several hundred pounds each year. Some of the recent charities which have benefited include British Red Cross, CRUK (Cancer Research UK) and WiSE (Wetherby in Support of the Elderly).
Hiring Collingham Band
Joining Collingham Bands
In July 2016, the combined players of Collingham Band and Collingham Training Band took part in the Commemoration of the Battle of the Somme, which was held in woodland by the banks of the River Wharfe in Collingham.