Just a bit of fun - if your name comes up please do not take offense as it`s not intentional.

Simply e-mail me (chairman@poultonband.org.uk) with your answers:-



1)  Your answer

2)  Your answer 


Some of the questions follow on from each other, this is your test of Poulton Band Citizenship :)


1) Which ex-player was asked by one of our conductors to play with a duster over their bell ? (first name only)

2) What was the name of the conductor in question ?

3) Who allegedly booked two coaches for the same competition ?

4) What was the name of the coach company who was subsequently sent away ?

5) Which band player very clearly & obviously `missed the repeats` at a Whit Friday 

6) One of this conductors favourite sayings was: "It`s like a stick on park railings"

7) Which conductor chased and caught youths who were throwing coins into the bells of our bass players

8) Which major `World Event` (disaster) was going on at the time the above conductor was chasing the youth ? (clue:Russian explosion)

9) Which of our ex-conductors went on to conduct the famous Black Dyke band ?

10) Who adjudicated the mid 80`s Entertainment Competition that Poulton entered ?

11) What band was this adjudicator taking at the time ?

12) Who designed the Poulton Band Crest ? 

13) Who was the band's shortest (in height) conductor since 1985 ?

14) And the band's tallest conductor since 1985 ?

15) What year was the band's website launched ?

16) During the early 1980`s there was a brother & sister in the band who both played cornet, what was the christian name of the brother and the christian name of his sister ? (short form of her name)

18) What did the bandroom used to be ?

19) Approximately (within 2 years) which year did the band move into its current Headquarters ?

20) What stupid mistake did the band's ex-Treasurer (Andy Moore) make prior to a St.Chads Church Hall concert in the mid 1990's ? (Clue: it involved a light socket)

21) What year was the band formed in ?

22) Which Poulton player accidentally punched a Marton Mere Caravan Band (Blackpool Brass) player at an inter-band football match ?

23) Who won the match ?

24) What was the christian name of the Referee ? (CLUE: 3 letters in the name)

25) Which band player scooped up a pile of horse excrement in open-top sandals at a KIrkham Gala ?

26) Which Musical Director in recent years regularly fell asleep in the pub after the Area Qualifier competitions ?

27) What is the first name of the young player that the band `lost` at a competition prior to leaving on the coach ? (Clue:female)

28) Where was the old Poulton Band Headquarters ? (the Headquarters prior to the current one)

29) Which players forgot to bring his Bass Drum stick for a Whit Friday March ?

30) What did that person do to recover the situation ?

31) What year in the 1970`s did the band qualify for the Nationals ?

32) What was the christian name of the Soprano player on the day ?

33) What was the name of the Musical Director at the time ?

34) What has been the main structural problem with the current band Headquarters over the years ?

35) Which Lottery Winner and ex-player was allegedly `abandoned`in Blackpool after a night out ?

36) Which town did they allegedly walk back to AND who abandoned him ?

37) What instrument did Glenn MacPhee play prior to Euphonium ?

38) What is the well known nickname of the ex-Poulton Bass player who moved to Black Dyke Mills Band ? (Clue: his nickname began with `D`)

39) What year did the band collaborate with `The Alan Bell Folk Band` to record `The Band in the Park` ?

40) How old was Neil Jones when he first joined the Poulton-le-Fylde Band ?