Crofton village is located just outside of Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Like many of the villages and towns throughout Wakefield Crofton is a former mining community that has long links to the brass band tradition. Although the mining industry has been decimated in the region along with several local brass bands, Crofton Silver Band survived and continues to thrive, entertaining hundreds of people each year. For a more detailed information about the bands formation through to the current day please check out our history pages.
The band rehearse at the Church of the Resurrection in Fitzwilliam on Monday and Thursday evenings, details of the times and a map to the rehearsal venue can be found in the about us pages, the 'B' Band rehearse on Wednesday evenings at the same venue. If you are interested in joining either of the bands, please check the vacancy page or contact the band secretary.
The band were promoted to the second section in January 2012 after a string of good results at the Yorkshire Regional Championships. in March 2009 the band finished runners up at Bradford and went on to be awarded seventh place in the third section National Championships in September, there is a comprehensive list of contest results in the about us section.
The band have a very active diary of events throughout the year - concerts, contests, marches and socials. To keep up to date with any upcoming events either bookmark our events page to be updated as to when new events are to take place. If you would like to book the band or a smaller ensemble, to play at your event please contact the band.
Thanks for visiting the site if you have any comments or feedback about the site or just want to say hello, please contact us via the contacts page.
|Last 3 Contests||Place|
|Mineworkers Brass Band Contest
|LBBA Brass Band Championships
|NWABBA Rochdale Contest
If you are interested in filling any of our empty chairs, please contact our secretary on 01924 768441. The band rehearses on a Monday and Thursday nights at the Church of the Resurrection in Fitzwilliam