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Thoresby duo enjoy Gallery Love Story of their own

October 19, 2017
There was one result that nobody could better at the Royal Albert Hall on the weekend — as Howard Snell's 'Love Story' came to life...


Thoresby welcome new VP roles

June 24, 2017
Two great supporters of Thoresby Colliery Band have taken on new roles to carry on helping the Midlands band.

New signing

Georgian principals take effect at Thoresby

November 12, 2016
The talented young cornet player George Newbould has been appointed principal cornet of Thoresby Colliery Band.

Lone Wolf

Thoresby let their Wolf loose in Nottingham

September 29, 2016
Thoresby Colliery Band will preview their Journey of the Lone Wolf preparation ahead of their Albert Hall challenge.


Raising a pint in celebration for Thoresby

July 22, 2016
If only all brass bands could come up with a brilliant fund raising idea like this...

Leigh Baker

Baker to lead Doctor's orders with Thoresby

August 27, 2015
Thoresby Colliery will be led by Leigh Baker at the forthcoming Dr Martin Wainstone's Cup contest.

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Thoresby aim to reach new heights

June 26, 2015
The Thoresby Band will be looking to stay at the summit of top class banding thanks to the hiking determination of their players.

Dave Howells

Could a unique brass band species now be extinct?

June 18, 2015
The last deep pit brass band miner in the UK could be about to become extinct...

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Thoresby benefit from Freemason handshake

June 17, 2015
Thoresby Colliery Band has been given a generous helping hand from the Freemasons of Bassetlaw in recognition of their fine community work.

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More Grant aid at Thoresby

September 10, 2014
After a successful three years together Brian Grant takes direct oversight on musical matters at Thoresby Colliery Band.


Thoresby announce Stevenson composer residency

August 16, 2014
Andrew Stevenson and Thoresby Colliery Band have announced a new musical partnership with work already starting on their 2015 Butlins programme.


Thoresby changes ahead of second half assault

July 15, 2014
Thoresby Colliery Band has made changes to its personnel ahead of the second half of a busy 2014 contesting season.

Derek Renshaw

Renshaw not set for Thoresby

June 24, 2014
Due to a change in personal circumstances, the experienced Derek Renshaw will not be joining Thoresby Colliery.

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Thoresby Colliery set for final Whit Friday return

June 12, 2014
This year could well be the last time a brass band from a working colliery plays at the Whit Friday contests.

Derek Renshaw

Renshaw makes pit stop at Thoresby

June 9, 2014
The experienced Derek Renshaw has become the new MD at Thoresby Colliery Band.


Thoresby opt for Open University study on St Magnus

February 26, 2014
Midland challengers Thoresby Colliery will showcase their St Magnus preparations at the University of Nottingham.


New Band Manager for Thoresby

February 16, 2014
Peter Pimperton, a familiar figure within the Midlands banding scene has become Band Manager at Thoresby Colliery.

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New duo at Thoresby

October 3, 2013
Midlanders welcome two new playing faces to the ranks ahead of Bolsover contest.

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March experience to help Thoresby

August 15, 2013
Steve March has been appointed the new resident MD at an ambitious Thoresby Colliery

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Purkiss and Thoresby part company

June 3, 2013
The partnership between conductor David Purkiss and Thoresby Colliery Band has come to an end.

Black Dyke Band - Mirfield Parish Church

Thursday 22 March • Mirfield Parish Church, 38 Church Lane, Mirfield WF14 9HX

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Brass Band

Friday 23 March • Regent Hall. (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C 2DJ (opposite RESERVED) W1C 2DJ

The Fairey Band - Ensembles from Bramhall High School

Friday 23 March • Bramhall High School. Seal Road. Stockport SK72JT

Croydon Citadel Band - The International Staff Band of The Salvation Army

Saturday 24 March • The Salvation Army. Booth Rd. Croydon. CR0 1XY CR0 1XY

Black Dyke Band - Newtown (Powys)

Saturday 24 March • Theatre Hafren, Llanidloes Rd, Newtown SY16 4HU

Cheshire Constabulary Band

March 22 • We are still looking for a Tenor Horn, Cornet and snare drummers (for our Corps of drums). Smart friendly well run band with varied engagements, just one rehearsal a week. Open to all walks of life (you do not need to work for the Police!)


March 22 • Do you want to be part of one of the best run brass band organisations in the North West of England? Then look no further. The Pemberton Old Wigan DW organisation are holding auditions for the position of Conductor for their B band. The band is currently well placed in the 2nd section North West area and are looking for an ambitious and forward looking candidate who can take the band forward. No time wasters please.

Chelmsford Silver Band

March 22 • Chelmsford Silver Band require the following. Bb bass, Cornet and 2nd Baritone players. A non-contesting band, established for over 50 years and enjoy a good reputation performing at local and regional events plus organizing our own concerts.

Howard J Evans

MA (Dist), Mus.B (hons), ARCM (hons), LRAM, LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, composer, arranger, tutor and pianist