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Super Six add to United strength for Blackpool

May 11, 2023
Unite the Union Band will head to the British Open Spring Festival boosted by six new recent signings.


Beazer double as Unite look forward to new year

January 25, 2023
Unite the Union Band celebrated a fine 2022 at their recent awards evening — but they are mow looking ahead to see what the new year brings.


New trio at Unite

November 11, 2022
Unite the Union Band has announced three new signings.


Unite in numbers

July 25, 2022
Unite the Union welcomes four new players to the ranks.

Winter Gardens

Report & Result: 2022 Senior Trophy

May 07, 2022
Unite the Union takes the spoils in the Senior Trophy with Boarshurst Silver, Fishburn and East London Brass gaining promotion to the Senior Cup.


Beatty takes baton at Unite

April 11, 2022
Unite the Union has appointed Jonathan Beatty as their new Musical Director


End of Union for Davis

December 31, 2021
John Davis has relinquished his role as Musical Director of Unite the Union Band


Death of Don Jones

January 06, 2021
Unite the Union Band has announced the death of their respected colleague and tuba player Don Jones.


Bolsover advent entertainment: No.2 Unite the Union

December 02, 2020
There was a little bit of the dark side about Unite the Union at the 2019 Bolsover Festival of Brass...


Davis joins the Union

July 11, 2019
Unite the Union announces a new member to its ranks in Musical Director John Davis.


Roberts and Unite partnership comes to an end

March 25, 2019
The three year musical partnership between John Roberts and Unite the Union Band has come to an end.


New signings bolster the United front

February 12, 2019
A raft of new signings has boosted the ranks of Unite the Union Band as they look towards the Yorkshire Area and Spring Festival.


Zugabe! Zugabe! as Unite enhance European connection

September 22, 2018
Unite the Union Band has just returned from a memorable musical trip to Germany with shouts for more and more...


United in cultural and musical union

August 29, 2018
Unite the Union Band will proudly represent their home city of Sheffield as they return to Germany to perform in the twin city of Bochum


Unite look for Fourth Section help

September 06, 2017
If there is a Fourth Section Championship qualifier out there looking to showcase their Cheltenham preparation, then Unite the Union Band can help...


Unite go 'The Full Monty' again...

August 24, 2017
20 years after they first played their small part (so to speak) in the hit film, Unite the Union has been part of a great 20th anniversary celebration.

John Roberts

Union rights for Roberts

August 13, 2016
John Roberts takes up the MD helm at Unite the Union.


Hirst tenure ends at Unite

June 20, 2016
The musical partnership between David Hirst and Unite the Union Band has come to an end after 3 successful years.

Unite the Union

Unite helps create the sound of Sheffield's BBC Music Day

June 08, 2016
Unite the Union Band certainly played their part in promoting the BBC Music Day in their home city.

Unite the Union

Hopes high for more Unite success

January 30, 2015
After their recent Butlins triumph, Unite the Union has been focussing their aim on further test piece workshop successes.

Unite the Union

Unite we stand for three more years

January 07, 2015
Unite the Union will be raising their banner high at brass band events for another three years thanks to renewal of sponsorship agreement.

Unite the Union

Unite awards for 2014

November 26, 2014
Unite the Union Band has been handing out their own awards after an increasingly successful 2014 contest season.

Phil Garlick

Skelmanthorpe take Union entertainment prize

November 20, 2014
The Skelmanthorpe Prospect Band were the crowd pleasers after 15 rounds of great concerts at the Unite the Union Band Club this year.


Report & Results: 2014 Wychavon Festival of Brass

November 02, 2014
Warm weather, great support, fine music making and even a pig roast as Wychavon enjoys a great contesting 25th birthday.

Unite the Union

United we stand

October 19, 2014
Unite adds a few more members to the Union branch...

Socail Media

BBE to help bands master social media

June 4 • If you want to be much better at using social media to benefit your band, Brass Bands England will be hosting a special webinar to help you along.


Finalists announced for Conducting Competition

June 4 • Twelve finalists will compete in Eccles for the Brass Band Conductors' Association flagship title.


UniBrass Band Camp ready for perfect pitch

June 4 • David Thornton will lead the tutor team at the UniBrass Band Camp in August.

Whit Friday

Results: 2023 Saddleworth & Oldham District Whit Friday

June 3 • Saddleworth and Oldham was ablaze with the sound of brass on Whit Friday.

Contest: Whit Friday March Contests

Friday 2 June • Saddleworth & Tameside OL3

Boarshurst Silver Band - Besses O'Th' Barn Band

Sunday 4 June • Boarshurst Band Club. Greenbridge Lane. Greenfield. Saddleworth OL3 7EW

Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Salon Orchestra

Friday 9 June • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. . W1C2DJ

Leicestershire Co-op Band - The Great British Music Hall concert

Saturday 10 June • The Palace Community Centre. Ibstock . Leicestershire LE67 6LG

Newtown March Contest - Newtown (Mid Wales) March and Open Air Contest

Sunday 11 June • Newtown Town Hall Grounds. Back Lane. Newtown. Powys SY16 2NZ

Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band

June 2 • Percussion: Our rapidly developing non-contesting band, based near Maidenhead, Bracknell and Reading, seeks Percussionists, kit & tuned. We have some nice timps longing to be played! Others also welcome!

Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band

June 2 • Trombone: Our friendly non-contesting band, based near Maidenhead, Bracknell and Reading, seeks a Solo Trombone player. Others also welcome!

Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band

June 2 • 1st Horn, Solo Cornet, 2nd|3rd Cornet: Our welcoming non-contesting band, based near Maidenhead, Bracknell and Reading, seeks a capable 1st Horn player and cornet players to fill gaps on both front and back rows. Other players also welcome!

Howard J Evans

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


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