Yorkshire and Humberside
Brass Band Association present...
The Hardraw Scaur Brass Band Festival. Sunday 14th September 2014.
10am - 5:30pm.
The world famous Hardraw Scaur Brass Band Festival is Britain's second oldest outdoor contest and takes
place annually the second Sunday of September. Starting time is 10 am although it is advisable to arrive
earlier as seats are limited.
After the completion of the competition, the concert MC will introduce the Finale program. This is the
traditional end to the day which takes the form of an impromptu concert given by the massed bands drawn
from those who have competed in the contest. The contest is presented by the Yorkshire & Humberside Brass
Band Association in partnership with Mark Thompson, proprietor of the Green Dragon Inn, and with support
from Theakstons Brewery.
Car Parking is located in an nearby field within a short walk of the Inn and the bandstand site
(there is a small charge) and alternative arrangements will be made in the event of inclement
weather conditions. It is not possible to take vehicles onto the site. Disabled access may be
possible at pre-arranged times - please contact the management at the Green Dragon Inn to arrange this.
The contest takes place in the open air, and while some seating is provided, it will guarantee
your comfort if you bring your own chairs. Also, depending on the weather conditions, warm and
waterproof clothing, sun-cream. sun hat and midge repellent are likely to enhance your
enjoyment of the day - the bands will play whatever the weather! Refreshments are available
both on site and in The Green Dragon. A fantastic day out. Tickets available on the gate. More information...
Photo - The 2002 Brass Band Concert held on Sunday 8th September
the completion of the competition, the concert MC will introduce
the Finale program. This is the traditional end to the day which
takes the form of an impromptu concert given by the massed bands
drawn from those who have competed in the contest. this enables
both musicians and audience to come together and enjoy singing
the hymns along with the bands.
of the 2002 band contest