Hucknall & Linby MC


Formed in 2008 the Hucknall & Linby Mining Community Brass Band are a youthful band based in Nottinghamshire. Under the guidance of musical director Paul Whyley the band has progressed over the last 10 years from the Third Section and are looking forward to competing in the First Section for the first time in their history next year.

This will be the third time that the band have appeared at the National Finals, with 4th place finishes in the Third Section in both 2013 and 2015.

More recently the band finished 3rd at the Leicester Contest and are the current NEMBBA and Midlands Area champions in the second section.

Principal Players

Soprano Cornet - Emma Walker

Principal Cornet - Emma Plant

Repiano Cornet - Emily Clare

Flugel - Matt Sharp

Solo Horn - Lesley Gresswell

Solo Euphonium - Jon Clare

Solo Baritone - James Whalley

Solo Trombone - Abi Whyley

Principal Eb Bass - Dave Witham

Principal Bb Bass - Nick Bracegirdle