Welcome to the website of Burry Port Town Band
2013 British Open Grand Shield Qualifiers
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2012 & 2013 Welsh League Champions
2012 First Section National Finals Runners-up
Ranked #31 in the world! According to 4barsest.com as of November 2013
Burry Port Town is a traditional brass band located in Burry Port, Carmarthenshire, South Wales. The band was originally founded in 1896, re-founded in 1972 and has a rich and proud history.
Since the year 2000 the band has been Champion Band of Wales, National Eisteddfod Champions and also represented Wales in Londonís Royal Albert Hall at the National Championships of Great Britain, on a number of occasions.
2012 saw the band being promoted to the Championship section following victory in the First Section at the Welsh Regional Championships in Swansea. That victory formed part of a purple patch of success between October 2011 and November 2013 which saw the band win 8 first prizes, 9 'best instrumentalist' prizes with second placings at both the British Open Senior Trophy in Blackpool and the National Finals in Cheltenham.
Together with this Burry Port has shared the concert stage with an impressive array of soloists including West End Star John Owen Jones, opera diva Shan Cothi, The Three Welsh Tenors; Aled Hall, Alun Rhys-Jenkins and Rhys Meirion and other famous names from the stage and screen.
Further information on the band and its activities can be found in the various sections of this site. Anyone wishing to contact the band can do so via the various email addresses below. Thank you for your interest Ė Diolch yn fawr am eich diddordeb
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|We've recently launched our own Band Lottery. By joining the Band Lottery you are helping us raise valuable funds to support our Senior, Youth and Junior Bands. The monies raised from this private lottery will help the development of these groups as well as the purchase of instruments suitable for young learners, thereby guaranteeing the future of the band for years to come.
16/03/2014 CONTACT DETAILS
Senior Band: Welsh Regional Brass Band Championships, Venue Cymru, Llandudno, North Wales
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Chairman - Graham Howe -
Vice-Chairman - Ifor Griffiths -
Manager - Emyr Rees -
Secretary - Sarah Jones -
Contest Secretary - Edmond John
Treasurer - Jayne Thomas -
Spokesman - Gareth John -