North Skelton Band (Previously Langbaurgh Brass ) returned to contesting in 2013. Returning in the fourth section they performed Dean Goffins' ‘Rhapsody in Brass' at the Durham league contest on the 3rd February. The adjudicator awarded the band 1st place overall, along with prizes for the ‘Best Euphoniums' ‘Best Basses' and ‘Best Trombone Section'

 

On March 16th 2013 the band appeared at the North East Area contest where the set test piece was Eric Ball's ‘Devon Fantasy'. The adjudicator on the day awarded the band 4th place!

 

On the 1st June the band performed ‘Te Deum Prelude' ‘Guardian of my Soul' ‘Cool Breeze' ‘Sweet Georiga Brown' and the march ‘The New Colonial' at the popular Ripon Entertainment Contest in Ripon Cathedral. The Adjudicators on the day awarded the band 1st place overall, along with the prize for ‘Best Hymn Tune'

 

2014 soon arrived for the band and on the 9th February the band performed Kenneth Downie's ‘Purcell Variations' at the Durham League brass contest. The Adjudicator on the day was Mr Alan Morrison who awarded the band 1st place overall, along with prizes for the ‘Best Euphoniums' ‘Best Basses' and ‘Best Trombone Section'

The band played 'Three Spanish Impressions' at the area contest in March 2014 and walked away Winners of the section! They also scooped the prize for 'Best Principle Cornet'

 

 On Saturday 20th of October North Skelton Band represented the North of England at the National Brass Band Finals in the fourth section. This followed winning the Northern Area contest earlier in the year. The contest took place at Cheltenham Racecourse. On the day the band were drawn to play number nine out of nineteen.

At around half five in the evening the band took to the stage under the baton of Mr. Dennis Noble. With the adjudicators Tom Davoren and Mark Wilkinson in the box the band played their interpretation of Geoffery Burgon's 'Narnia Suite'. 

February say NSB appearing in the Durham League contest section B following promotion. In the contest the band played Rhapsody for Brass, and walked away with 2nd place, and winners of best middle of the band.

March 2015, the North Skelton Band took part in the North of England Regional Contest. The band competed in the 3rd Section after being promoted earlier in the year. The test piece was Philip Sparke's Evolution. Under the baton of their resident conductor Mr. Dennis Noble the band achieved an admirable 4th place in the contest.

30th May 2015. North Skelton Band took part in the Ripon Entertainment Contest. The contest was held in Ripon Cathedral with 14 bands taking part. The band played a 20 minute entertainment programme. Although coming fifth the band did win the prize for best march. With the performance of the Salvation Army march "Wearmouth March", a march written in 1922 by the band conductors Grandfather.