Whiston Festival of Brass
Whiston Festival of Brass
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Saturday 2nd
July 2016
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Robert E. Brown

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Address:
8 Oak Grove,
Thurcroft,
Rotherham,
South Yorkshire
S66 9EZ

Whiston

Whiston Parish Council

Car Parking and Access: There will be designated public car parking located on Pleasley Road football pitch and Cowrakes lane recreation ground. Access to Whiston village centre will be limited due to road closures on Saturday between 08:00 and 22:30 to residents only for the safety of the band procession.

Whiston is a picturesque hamlet on the fringe of Rotherham and has three attractive, well supported public houses which surround a striking village green, thatched manorial barn and babbling village brook. Collectively, the scene is a wonderful canvas for an ‘Open Air March and Novelty Piece Brass Band Contest’ and Beer Festival centred on and around the village green.

Why not explore this beautiful little village and surrounding areas such as those listed right.
Whiston Manorial Barn - Whiston Manorial Barn is situated on Chaff Lane, Whiston. The Barn, which had fallen into disrepair, was purchased by Whiston Parish Council in 1985 and restored as a Grade 2” listed building. The Barn dates back to the 13th Century when it was used as a grain store. The original structure comprised of two storage bays with a threshing floor in the middle. The threshing floor has been retained as part of the Barn’s heritage. During the middle ages, additional bays were added, together with a wheelhouse for a threshing machine.

Whiston Meadows - This is a key sites in the South Yorkshire Forest's plans to preserve open land and woodland.

Whiston Methodist Church - Whiston Methodist Church is situated on Chapel Hill, High Street, Whiston. Whiston Methodist Church is situated on Chapel Hill, High Street, Whiston. A small chapel for Methodists was constructed on High Street in 1822, and replaced by the present Methodist Church in 1865/66. Priro to this, the Methodists of Whiston had met in Stanley Cottage on Hollowgate. A parish clock was placed in the chapel tower in 1874. A stained glass window was installed in memory of the fallen members of the Church in the Great War. The inscription reads "Holy Holy Holy I am the light of the world".

Whiston Parish Church - St. Mary Magdalene Parish Church is situated at The New Rectory, Whiston, Rotherham, S60 4JG. The Rector of the Church is Rev. Neil Bowler. The Church building is a mixture of 12th, 13th and 19th century infrastructure. At the entrance to the Parish Church is an oak War Memorial Lychgate and Stocks. with a stone base surmounted by the Lychgate with two bronze plaques, designed by the architect James Totty and built by J. Wortley at a cost of £430.

Ulley Country Park - Just on the outskirts of the village of Whiston lies Ulley Country Park which is a scenic haven for both wildlife and the public alike. Ulley. The Park was originally built as a reservoir in the 1870s to provide the town of Rotherham with drinking water.
For details call 07976250624 or email robert.brown@senssystems.com
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