*
banner

Give yourselves time to enjoy the reception at Symphony Hall

Make sure you give yourselves time to get to Symphony Hall for the 10.30am start — and to pick up your souvenir programmes and study scores...

Symphony Hall
  Souvenir programmes and study scores will be available at the reception desk on the man concourse.

Patrons are reminded to ensure they give themselves plenty of extra time to get into the heart of Birmingham and into Symphony Hall this weekend for the 167th British Open Championship.

The contest itself will start promptly at 10.30am when the first of the 18 bands take to the stage.

Programmes and study scores

Due to the refurbishment of the surrounding area outside Symphony Hall and inside the complex itself, it is advisable to give yourself extra time to ensure you can have any bags checked by hall security, as well as pick up souvenir programmes and scores.

They will be available from the central information desk on the main concourse (above) — so make your way there and you will be able pick them up without a problem.

They will be available from the central information desk on the main concourse (above) — so make your way there and you will be able pick them up without a problem4BR

Bars open

Contrary to misinformed information there will also be bar facilities on each level of Symphony Hall.

Bar facilities will be open across three levels of the foyer for audiences to order drinks throughout the event.

4barsrest logo

Become a supporter and help make our future secure.

4barsrest continues to be a proudly independent voice. There are no paywalls to overcome to be able to enjoy what we do to keep our journalism at the heart of the brass banding world. Support us from just £2.50 per month.

Support us    


rncm

RNCM shortlisted for Times Higher Education Award

September 19 • The Royal Northern College of Music's initiative aimed at widening opportunities for young people to progress their musical talent has been shortlisted for a Times newspaper Higher Education Award.


booth

New lead at Rainford

September 19 • Sarah Groarke-Booth is set to become the new Musical Director of Rainford Band


cross

Funeral details for Philip Biggs

September 19 • The funeral details for the respected musician, administrator, publisher contest and concert promoter have been announced.


Regional

2020 Regional test-pieces revealed

September 16 • Works by Philip Sparke, Tom Davoren, Kit Turnball, Andrew Baker and Christopher Cole will pose the challenges for bands wishing to claim their places at the Royal Albert Hall and Cheltenham next year.


The GUS Band - Last Night of the Proms

Saturday 21 September • Holy Trinity Church, . Squires Hill, . Rothwell, . Northamptonshire NN14 6BQ


Enderby Youth Band - Mike Fowles, directing a Youth training weekend

Saturday 21 September • Lutterworth College. Bitteswell Road . Lutterworth LE17 4EW


Black Dyke Band - Swiss Open Gala Concert

Saturday 21 September • Europaplatz 1, 6005 Luzern, Switzerland 6005


Drighlington Band -

Saturday 21 September • Drighlington Methodist Church BD11 1EL


Foden's Band - St Andrew's Church, Penrith

Saturday 21 September • St Andrews Place, Rowan House, CA11 7XZ


Knottingley Silver Band

September 20 • Knottingley Silver Band have vacant positions for Solo Trombone Bass Trombone Bb Bass and Two front row cornet players (position negotiable for principal cornet ). We are a friendly 1st section band with a light/varied concert schedule.


Stannington Brass Band

September 20 • A rare opportunity has arisen to join one of Sheffield's leading bands with a vacancy for an EEb TUBA player to complete our bass section. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests


Dobcross Silver Band

September 19 • Dobcross Silver Band seek the services of a competent and dedicated Solo Horn player to start after the Rochdale contest on 20th October. . . Big shoes to fill here! Very hard working and spirited rehearsals so come ready to contribute in every way!


James Chamberlain

BMus (Hons) PGCE
Conductor, Teacher


               

 © 2019 4barsrest.com Ltd