Bolton School Senior Boys

Battle of the Band Monies Go To Ross Smith

  • Battle of the Bands 2018 cheque presentation
  • Battle of the Bands KKP-159400

At the beginning of the summer term, we were delighted to welcome back Old Boy Jordan Allen to judge Battle of the Bands. His band ‘Jordan Allen’ are currently enjoying great success, having played major festivals such as Tramlines, Dot To Dot, Live At Leeds and Isle of White. They have also had airplay on BBC Radio 6Music and Radio X.  

The four bands who reached the final were Duo (Jean-Paul and Roxanne Asumu), The Ivories, Parallel Oreos and the winners, Gelatinous Flamingo Cupcake. The money raised from Battle of the Bands was given to Ross Smith, a 20 year-old medical student and former pupil of Turton School who was involved in a serious climbing accident, which resulted in his T12 vertebra being fractured and his spinal cord being damaged. The money will go towards providing a wet room at home, together with other personal care and mobility aids that will support him in living as full and independent a life as possible.

Share or bookmark with:

Other articles you may find interesting

  • Teacher Shortlisted onto the i25 List

    Congratulations have been in order this week for Nic Ford, Deputy Head (Academic) at Bolton School Boys’ Division, as he became...

  • Chairman of Governors Retires

    Michael Griffiths has retired as Chairman of the Governing Body at Bolton School. Mr Griffiths, who is a former pupil of the...

  • Musical Accompaniment to Winter Sparkle Fair

    Members of the Girls’ Division Flute Quartet and a joint band, the Tepid Grapes were delighted to perform at the Beech House...

  • Platinum Award for Concert Band

    The Joint Concert Band was recently invited to perform at the National Concert Band Festival (NCBF) heats, held at Newman RC...