Ogmore Valley Silver Band was established circa 1893 and although never gaining dizzy heights in the brass band world, has always been an asset to the community of the Ogmore Valley in South Wales.
The band competes regularly in local contests and is available for hire for fetes, garden parties and weddings. For weddings we would play light music as requested by the bride/bridegroom providing we have it in our extensive library. The band is well known in the Bridgend county and regularly perform at the Margam Park Country Show and Laleston Village Fete.
The band is also available to link up with a choir for joint concerts.
Any interested organisations or individuals who would like to hire us then please make initial contact via the email link below.
Rehearsals take place between 1900 and 2100 every Wednesday and between 1800 and 2000 every Sunday.
The bandroom is situated in Bethania Row Ogmore Vale on the A4061 opposite the junction with Corbett Street. Visitors and players, old and new, are always welcome.
We are particularly keen to welcome more players. There are vacancies at present, due to the retirement of senior players, for euphonium, Eb bass and cornet players (front and back row)......if you can play ANY brass instrument please give us a call or come along to the bandroom. Percussion players are also needed .....a drum kit player is needed urgently!! We also have facilities to teach personnel who are keen to learn the art of playing a brass instrument and a learners class is held every Sunday commencing at 1700.
Fancy the job of taking care of our library of music? A keen librarian would be most welcome.