October 100 Club Draw


The Prize fund for this month’s 100 Club totalled £45 and the lucky numbers in descending order were 17, 10 and 14.

1st Prize – £22.50 – Steven Bey

2nd Prize – £13.50 – Allan Briggs

3rd Prize – £9 – Andrew Hunt

Thank you to everyone who participates in the 100 Club, your positive support is helping to fund the purchase of new music, instrument repairs, replacement uniforms and refurbishment to the band room.

If you would like to enter our monthly 100 club draw then follow the link here.

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Help Support The Imps

Here at Yorkshire Imps, we have set up a new 100 club.

The Yorkshire Imps Brass Band 100 Club is a monthly prize draw which gives back half of it’s income in prize money each month. All parents, guardians, friends, neighbours and supporters of the band over the age of 16 are eligible to join.

The more members that we recruit  the bigger the prize money and the bigger the donation to the Yorkshire Imps Brass Band.

The 100 Club helps raise funds for the Yorkshire Imps Brass Band to benefit ALL members of the  band. We intend that the extra funds raised by the 100 Club will be used for things outside of our normal budget.

The draw will take place at whichever band’s rehearsal falls closest to the last day of the month, using a random number generator.

Winners will be notified by email and names will also be published on  the Yorkshire Imps Facebook page and on a monthly post on our website.

To download entry forms and rules for the Yorkshire Imps 100 club, follow this link:

100 Club Application Form and Rules

Complete the forms and either post them to the address on the form or email them to yorkshireimps@gmail.com with the subject line 100 club. Please indicate method of payment in your application.

We wish you luck!

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Imps Bolster Up The Team

After a busy summer for the Yorkshire Imps, we have welcomed some excellent players to the band to strengthen the band even further.

Imps recently at Doc Martins Contest
Imps recently at Doc Martins Contest

We would like to welcome Christopher Newbery on Solo Tenor Horn. He has moved from 2nd section band, Barnsley Brass and has fitted in well after his great debut performance at Doc Martins.

We would also like to welcome Smain Mokrane on Assistant Principal Cornet. Smain has come to Imps from EYMS as is a great addition to our Solo Cornet section, along with recent signing Andy Hunt from Skelmanthorpe.

Another addition to the line-up is Bob Morton on Solo Baritone. Bob has played with the band before and has kindly accepted the Solo Baritone position. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Ea Maersk for her hard work and excellent playing with the band and wish her every success and happiness.


Imps have strengthened the band immensely over the past year and are looking to fill the line-up. If you wish to be a part of the Yorkshire Imperial Brass Band then contact us through our contact form page. We are accepting applications for the following seats:

 – Repiano Cornet

 – 2nd Baritone

Upcoming Concerts

If you would like to watch Imps perform, you can hear the excellent new signings along with the rest of the Imps team at the following upcoming concerts:

8th October – Unity Works, A night of Memories

7th November – Remembrance Concert featuring the Military Wives

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Imps team up with Military Wives again

After the success of the joint concert last year in aid of Help the Heroes, the Yorkshire Imps and Military Wives will be teaming up again in a remembrance concert at a new concert venue – Trinity Church, Ossett. The concert will be held on Saturday 7th November and will begin at 19.30pm

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The Trinity Church is a beautiful Grade II* listed building, built from Yorkshire Stone and is home to fabulous stained glass work that will be on show on the evening. Trinity Church is one of only three churches in the UK who can ring a peal of 14 bells – IMPressive.

The band is honoured to be sharing the stage again with the Military Wives Choir (York). Founded in September 2013, following the success of the first Military Wives’ Choir under their inspirational conductor Gareth Malone, the York Choir helps women share the enjoyment and pride that comes from singing together.

Military wives choir pic

Yorkshire Imps last sell out concert at Trinity Church.
Yorkshire Imps last sell out concert at Trinity Church.

The concert will be touch emotions, and we will remember all of those who have fought and died for Queen and for Country.

Buy Your Tickets

Tickets are reasonable priced at £10 for Adults and £8 for concessions. You can buy tickets online here and we will announce when tickets will go on sale from the church and another venue.

Confirm your attendance here.


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Imps Make The Great Escape

Five players from the Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel Band will be making an escape bid with a difference…


Five intrepid players from the Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel Band will be hoping take a trip with death in a bid to help raise funds for new uniforms.

Great Escape Banger Rally

The players will be taking part in the forthcoming ‘Great Escape Banger Rally’, which lasts for three days, starting in Koblenz in Germany, via Colditz Catle near Dresden, Poland and the Czech Republic, before finishing in Munich – a round trip from their home base near Leeds of around over 2000 miles!

They’ll be taking part in two cars – although one is a wonderful old hearse (minus passenger) which has been kindly donated by Brian Halliwell, owner of R Banks Funeral Services of Wigan.

Sleep in the back

It’s a great way to raise funds for the band – and our thanks go to Brian for being so supportive in such a great way.

It’s a sure fire way for us to get noticed – although we don’t think we will sleep in the back on the way. It’s big enough for a few instruments so we can keep out lips in though!

It’s a sure fire way for us to get noticed – although we don’t think we will sleep in the back on the way. It’s big enough for a few instruments so we can keep out lips in though!Yorkshire Imps

Make a Sponsorship

People wanting to leave their own mark on the car by putting their name on it can do so in return for a £5 sponsorship,  get in touch with the lads at yorkshireimps@gmail.com or you can donate by pressing the button below.

£5 Donation 

Follow the Great Escape on Twitter and Facebook!

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The website for the world famous Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Band