Brass band, 1921

Brass band, 1921

Title: Brass band, 1921

Date: 1921-04-02

Place: Horwich, Lancashire, England

Description: Horwich works' brass band, 2 April 1921.The band was formed as a pastime for the workers at Horwich railway works. They often gave concerts for the public and for the other workers. At this time it was common for factories, collieries or mills to have their own band. Competitions were common and the best bands went to play at different areas of the country.

Our reference: 1997-7059_HOR_F_3085

Collection: Horwich photos

Background: BR Warflat