As well as concerts the band also enjoys taking part in a range of contests throughout Great Britain, having previously competed in: London, Blackpool and Preston.
The band is currently in the 3rd section and competes in the North West Area Brass Band competition annually.
After winning the 2020 Third Section NW Area Contest HGBB will be competing in the Second Section from January 2021.
Sadly the 2020 Nationals Contest has been cancelled due to the pandemic.
The 2020 Nationals Contest (third section) will now be held on Saturday 18 September 2021.
- 1st – North West Area – 23rd February 2020 + Prize for Best Percussion Section
- 16th – North West Area – 24th February 2019
- 7th – Brass At The Guild 2018 – 27th January 2019
- 13th – North West Area – 25th February 2018