Scouthead & Austerlands Contest to continue
The organisers have now received the assurance they have been seeking from the authorities: that last year’s curtailment of the Scouthead & Austerlands contestt will not be repeated. Consequently, they have decided that the event should continue. This is excellent news. For 2013, the contest will revert to it's traditional registration times of 4.30 pm to 11.00 pm. Full details here.
National Press Coverage for Saddleworth Whit Friday
See this excellent article - Whit Friday Brass Band Contest: a spectacle to treasure - in the Daily Telegraph. Don't omit to page through the photos.