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Bedford Town Band

Bedford Town Band is a contesting band and takes part in three or four contests annually at regional and national levels. It is currently a First Section Band. Its members also enjoy concert work. The band is active also around Bedford for events such as Remembrance Day and Christmas carolling.

Town Band rehearses twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday evenings 8pm – 10pm in the Primary Hall, Newnham Middle School, Polhill Avenue, Bedford, MK41 9DT.

The band is conducted by renowned professional trumpet player and conductor Craig Patterson.


Our Players

ConductorCraig Patterson
Soprano CornetLeanne Rewcastle
Principal CornetGerard Atkins
Solo CornetsRachael Mawson
Paul Martin
Repiano CornetDaniel Hutchins
2nd CornetsVikki Bean
Jeremy Bradley
3rd CornetsKaren Nutting
Flugel HornMike Statham
Solo HornJen Francis
1st HornGary Summerfield
2nd HornJane Miles
1st BaritoneMartin Orr
2nd BaritoneAvril Reeves
Solo EuphoniumMark Lowe
2nd EuphoniumGraham Young
Solo TromboneGraeme Downe
2nd TrombonePaul Rigget
Bass TromboneAlex Gould
Eb BassDarren Smith
Simon Wilson
Bb BassStuart Cornish
Drums/ PercussionLouvier Lau