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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.

Thoresby cheque

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...

Thoresby cheque

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.

Thoresby Colliery logo

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.

Thoresby Colliery

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.

Thoresby Colliery

New duo at Thoresby

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

Thoresby Colliery logo

March experience to help Thoresby

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

Thoresby Colliery Band logo

Purkiss and Thoresby part company

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


Thoresby boost ranks ahead of Bedworth

February 21, 2013
Thoresby Colliery Band has added to the ranks as they prepare for the Midlands Area contest at Bedworth.

Thoresby in action

More Grant aid for Thoresby

February 5, 2013
The successful combination of Brain Grant and Thoresby to team up again for Midlands Regional Championship.


Bye Bye Bob

January 26, 2013
Thoresby Colliery say a fond farewell to bass trombone player Bob Craddock

Contest: Foden's Solo, Duet & Quartet Contest

Saturday 29 October • Crewe Rd, Sandbach CW11 3NS

Elland Silver Band - Special Guest Geneva Soloist Ben Godfrey

Saturday 29 October • All Saints Church Savile Road Elland, Halifax HXN 0NH

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Saturday 29 October • St Alfege Church. Greenwich Church St. London SE10 9BJ SE10 9BJ

Regent Hall Concerts - Central Band of the RAF Symphonic Brass

Friday 4 November • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street - opp. BHS. London. W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ

Foss Dyke Band - Autumnal Concert

Saturday 5 November • St Mary Magdalene Church, Newark NG24 1JS

Haydock Band

October 27 • Haydock Band. North West Area Second Section Champions and placed 4th at The national Finals are looking to recruit an E flat and B flat Bass due to work commitments. We have a very sensible diary of concerts over the christmas period and beyond.

Stannington Brass Band

October 27 • Stannington Brass Band, Sheffield. 2nd Section National Champions, 1st section from 2017. Ambitious, sociable band. MD Derek Renshaw. Due to changing work & personal circumstances we require: 2nd horn; Tenor trombone (position dependent on experience) .

Stannington Brass Band

October 27 • Stannington Brass Band, Sheffield. 2nd Section National Champions, 1st section from 2017. Ambitious, sociable band. MD Derek Renshaw. Due to changing work & personal circumstances we require: BBb bass; Bass trombone; Percussionist

Dr. Stephen Arthur Allen

D. Phil. (Oxon) [Ph.D Oxford University], GBSM, LTCL, ABSM, ALCM, Cert. Ed.