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Besses Boys march towards 75th anniversary

May 23
Besses Boys Band will start their 75th anniversary celebrations at the forthcoming Whit Friday march contests.


Kingdom Brass

Kingdom triumphant at new home

May 23 • 18 months of hard work has secured an exciting new home development for Kingdom Brass.


Radio

Radio: World of Brass

May 23 • Plenty of great music to enjoy over the next three weeks from John Maines


Pippen

New conducting duo at Raunds

May 23 • There is a new conducting team at Raunds Temperance Band as Jonathan Pippen and James Hobbis take on the musical direction of the Midlanders.


Bugle

Bugle call to the Palace

May 23 • Officers from the famous West of England Bandsmen's Festival were recently invited to Buckingham Palace for a bite to eat...


Radio: Sounds of Brass

May 23 • Great music over the airwaves from Phillip Hunt down in Cornwall.


Bradford's flower power draws the celebs

May 23 • An ensemble from the City of Bradford Band recently enjoyed a blooming good time representing Yorkshire at the Chelsea Flower Show


Quick reminder for your Doctor's visit

May 23 • If bands wish to compete for the big prize money of offer at the Dr Martin Wainstone Cup, then they had better be quick to get their entry prescription in...


Stockport Silver face homelessness

May 23 • Stockport Silver Band is urgently looking for a new home after being given just 1 months notice to leave their current rehearsal premises.


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World Cup memories: When England's hopes rested with Kevin Keegan and Leyland Band...

World Cup memories: When England's hopes rested with Kevin Keegan and Leyland Band...

May 22 • There was a time when England went to World Cups with high hopes of success, a bubble permed captain and a tournament anthem featuring a brass band accompaniment...


2018 European Championships: Championship Section - As it happened

May 5 • All the action from the 2018 European Championships — Championship Section — as it happened.


2018 European Championships: Challenge Section - As it happened

May 5 • All the action from the 2018 European Championships — Challenge Section — as it happened.


2018 European Championships: Solo competition - As it happened

May 3 • All the action from the 2018 European Championships — Solo competition — as it happened.

Concert: The Band of the Coldstream Guards

April 28 • St George's Day Concert. Conductors: Major Simon Haw and Lt Col Darren Wolfendale. Featuring: Alan Thomas (trumpet); Sam Bailey (vocal). Compere: WO1 Adrian Beckett. Cadogan Hall, London. Monday 23rd April


Concert: Fishburn

April 27 • Hartlepool Bombardment Memorial. Conductor: Lewis Wilkinson. Soloists: Keeley Brickle, John Gill, Joanne Behan, David Conway. St Hilda's Church, Hartlepool. Saturday 21st April


Concert: Grimethorpe Colliery

April 26 • Brass in Concert Charity Concert. Conductor: Brian Grant. Durham Cathedral. Saturday April 14th


# Band Points
1Cory1,658.33
2Brighouse and Rastrick976.16
3Eikanger-Bjørsvik944.55
4Valaisia Brass Band668.92
5Black Dyke557.03
6Tredegar542.08
7Whitburn521.24
8Foden's491.86
9Grimethorpe Colliery447.26
10Flowers332.89
Interview with Tom Davoren in Palanga

Interview with Tom Davoren in Palanga

August 4 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Tom Davoren to find out more about his trip to Palanga with Filton Concert Band - and about the venue that may host the 2020 European Champinships.


Memories of Allan Withington's 2017 Conducting Course

Memories of Allan Withington's 2017 Conducting Course

February 21 • Highlights from the 2017 Allan Withington Conducting Course.


Interview with Viggo Bjorge of Eikanger Band

Interview with Viggo Bjorge of Eikanger Band

February 10 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Viggo Bjorge of Eikanger Band


Interview with Tim Mutum and Philip Hunt

Interview with Tim Mutum and Philip Hunt

January 27 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks about the future of brass band broadcasting with Tim Mutum and Philip Hunt


Contest: Whit Friday March Contests

Friday 25 May • Saddleworth & Tameside OL3


Black Dyke Band - Huddersfield Town Hall - Massed Male Voice Choirs

Saturday 26 May • Huddersfield Town Hall, Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA


Foden's Band - Edwin Firth Commemoration Event - Sandbach

Friday 1 June • Sandbach School, Crewe Rd, Sandbach CW11 3NS


Contest: French Open Championships 2018

Friday 1 June • Amboise 37400


Contest: French Open Championships 2018

Saturday 2 June • Amboise 37400


Littleport Brass Band

May 23 • Littleport Brass are seeking cornets and a baritone (position negotiable).. Littleport Brass is a 2nd section contesting and friendly band from Littleport near Ely in Cambridgeshire. We rehearse once a week on a Wednesday evening.


Littleport Brass Band

May 23 • We are inviting applications for a confident and experienced Musical Director. Littleport Brass is a 2nd section contesting band from Littleport near Ely in Cambridgeshire. We rehearse once a week on a Wednesday evening.


Glastonbury Brass

May 23 • Euphonium player to join our friendly 1st Section band based in Glastonbury Somerset.


Derek Renshaw

ABBA Member
Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator.