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WGUK Virtual Education – next session coming up!

The first WGUK Virtual Education Programme session (Jon Bilby – Teaching Methods) was held last Thursday and thanks to all who took part. This is now available to watch on the WGUK YouTube Channel https://youtu.be/biqq2LEyCUwand (subscribe to our channel to be amongst the first to see new content) and our thanks goes to Jon Bilby for hosting …

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2021 Virtual Season announced

Over the past several months the WGUK Board, in conjunction with its member organisations, have been holding regular discussions to review and plan for the forthcoming 2021 season within these very challenging times as a result of the ongoing Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic. Throughout this period, we have been working with and taking advice from the …

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New membership liaison co-ordinator

Winter Guard United Kingdom is pleased and excited to announce that a Membership Liaison Co-Ordinator has been appointed by the WGUK Board and that Sharon Smith has agreed to take on this important role. Sharon comes to WGUK bringing Drum Corps experience from time spent with Mayflower, The Senators and The Spartans (USA). During her …

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WGUK preparing for 2021

Over the past few months members of the Winter Guard United Kingdom Board and representatives from the 2020 registered Guard Organisations have held regular Zoom calls in the aim of keeping in touch, sharing information, strengthening our community and starting to plan for what 2021 may bring.Over the summer months most organisations have been able …

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WGUK inducts 2 new Hall Of Fame members

In 2017 Winter Guard United Kingdom introduced its own Hall of Fame as a way of honouring the “legends” of the UK Winter Guard activity ensuring they are remembered for the indelible impressions they have left on the UK activity.   Candidates were nominated and seconded before being discussed by the Hall of Fame assessment team …

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WGUK 2020 – Season end update

Since the announcement was made last Sunday to sadly cancel our 41st British Winter Guard Championships, officers of both the WGUK Board and MPAUK have been working through a number of logistical tasks following that decision which has included the cancellation of the University of Worcester Arena (UWA), associated suppliers plus starting the process of …

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WGUK Championships 2020 – Cancelled

STATEMENT BY WGUK CHAIRMAN, MARK NICHOLSON, REGARDING BRITISH WINTER GUARD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020 With impending restrictions on events and gatherings with more than 500 people and due to the uncertainty of the escalation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) combined with the cancellation of many sporting, cultural and like-minded activities throughout the United Kingdom, the WGUK Board held …

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