These pages in the History section document the beginnings of Pontardulais Town Band, from its tin-plate work origins, to contesting successes towards the end of the First World War, and to National success in the mid 1950s.

A huge thanks to current band member Jayne Morgan Kinnear for the countless hours of research that went into collating this fascinating insight into the formation of Pontardulais Town Band, and its successes at a National level.

Click on the links below or use the drop-down menu to navigate these pages.

1870-1885 – The Early Years

1885-1899 – Parades… and Temperance!

1899-1910 – Celebrations and Decline

1910-1914 – The Band Re-emerges

1914-1919 – The First World War

Early Contesting

1955 National Contest

1956 National Contest