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The Category Pontefract is a subset of Yorkshire (West). Look at that broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Organizers, Performers and Venues associated with Pontefract which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.


In contrast, the following Entities do not (currently) have Records in 'Open Concerts and Recitals'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Ackworth Concert Society

- Pontefract Choral Society

- Yorkshire Volunteers Band



! Pontefract KEY

'The only one of its kind in the Local Authority District & gives a great deal of pleasure to people of all ages either as part of the audience enjoying the competitive performances & the winner’s concert; or as competitors gaining experience of public performance in their own particular speciality where they have the opportunity to gauge their own work against that of their contemporaries & gain the benefit of expert advice & comments from highly experienced professional adjudicators in both drama and music.' Held Late April.

‘One of the most famous names in the brass band world. The Band is currently one of the highest ranked bands in the World. As well as a busy schedule of major concerts and private engagements, the band also competes at the highest level in the World’s leading major contests alongside the very best and most prestigious bands in the world, including Cory, Black Dyke and Brighouse & Rastrick Bands to name just a few.’


+ Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘Founded in 1926, Castleford Male Voice Choir was formed by male choristers from several church choirs within the town and its current membership stands at approximately forty ... The Choir enjoys a full social life, admirably supported by its Ladies’ Circle, highlighting a love of singing and thereby giving enjoyment to its audiences. It also fulfils an important musical and educational role within the community.’


+ Castleford Male Voice Choir

‘A concert band and choir of approximately 50 young people between the ages of 8 and 25, based in West Yorkshire, England. We meet every Friday evening in term time ... to prepare for regular concerts throughout Yorkshire.’


+ Castleford Young Musicians
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

'Group of energetic and dedicated brass band players, whose main objective is to bring great brass band music to the general public, both locally and further afield. Our non-competing status allows us to be really flexible in our concerts as we play music appropriate to our audiences, because we are not constrained to the music imposed upon us by competition judges.'


+ Knottingley Concert Brass
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘A high quality local West Yorkshire brass band ... The brass band's expertise lies in its entertainment ability that regularly delights audiences wherever it performs with its challenging and diverse musical programmes. The brass band has a very large repertoire at its disposal, and can therefore tailor a perfect programme of music to any occasion.’ ALERT Referenced URL linked to Facebook Page rather than Website, at Review.

+ Knottingley Silver Band

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