Malcolm Wood looks forward to the greatest free show on earth this weekend - the Whit Friday contests in Saddleworth and Tameside.
Chris Thomas continues his in depth conversation with composer Stephen Roberts - the man behind this year's British Open test piece.
Malcolm Dibb provides 4BR with his personal experience of how partnerships between local community bands can work well.
David Ashworth and Kevin Holgate set out their 'Manifesto for the Future' as they seek election to Brass Bands England.
- Draws: 2013 Australian Nationals (Sunday)
- Draws: 2013 Australian Nationals (Friday)
- 2013 Australian Nationals: The Venues
- Newton brings buzz to Oz youth
- RASWA link up with Robert Childs
- All Blacks announce tour line up
- FABB to reinvent itself in 2013 and beyond
- Top bands head west for the 2013 Australian Nationals
- Buzz settles in to NZ life
- New Zealand youth selected for 2013
- King sized thrills in New Zealand
- Live streaming for MIFB2012
- Concert: Tredegar Town Band
Conductor: Ian Porthouse. Soloist: Byron Newton. Theatre Hafren. Newtown. Friday 2nd November
- Concert: The Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia Band
Brass Feast 2012. Conductors: Alan Lourens & Dr Robert Childs. Featuring: David Childs & Dr Robert Childs. University of Western Australia, Perth. Friday 13th July
- Concert: British Bandsman 125th Anniversay Concert
Black Dyke Band. Conductor: Dr Nicholas Childs. Featuring: James Morrison, Ian McMillan, Tony Husband. Compere: Frank Renton. Symphony Hall. Birmingham. Sunday 1st July
- 2013 Australian National Championships
- 2012 NSW State Band Contest
- 2012 New Zealand Band of the Year Contest
- 2012 New Zealand Championships
- 2012 Western Australia State Festival
- 2012 Gunnedah Eisteddfod
- 2011 FABB Australasian Open
- 2011 New South Wales Championships
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Grimethorpe's impression of Mr Micawber, financial landmarks and the RNCM Festival of Brass
Gizmos & Gadgets
4BR looks at five great little Xmas prezzies to fill your stocking
We roadtest the Spanish Titan from Stomvi
Torstein Aagaard-Nilsen gives us his dinner guest list...
Why contest organisers owe a debt of gratitude to Judge Samuel Danks Waddy
4BR turns the spotlight on the 13 year old trombone star
Chris Thomas talks to Stephen Roberts
In the Spotlight
Malcolm Wood spends 5 minutes or so with Exit Brass