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June 22, 2022
The West Riding band welcomes three new players to the ranks.
June 20, 2022
The death has been announced of former Brighouse & Rastrick cornet player Mike Leon Hadcroft.
June 13, 2022
Ian McElligott has made a return to Brighouse & Rastrick to take on the role as Resident Musical Director.
April 18, 2022
Brighouse & Rastrick baritone player Amy Ewen will be a part of the forthcoming Young Middle Brass workshop at the RNCM in Manchester.
March 29, 2022
The dedicated commitment of six Brighouse & Rastrick Band stalwarts was recognised at the band's recent annual concert.
January 27, 2022
We chat with Prof David King about the programme of music he will conduct with Brighouse & Rastrick Band at the RNCM Brass Band Festival this weekend.
December 13, 2021
A Channel Five television show has recalled the pop hits of 1977 — including that one that reached number 2 from the band from West Riding.
December 01, 2021
The sweet euphonium sound of Liz Lane's 'Robin, Robin' was heard on Radio 3 recently, played by Steven Mead and Brighouse & Rastrick Band.
October 24, 2021
Players past and present gave the audience at Huddersfield Town Hall an evening packed full of nostalgia on their long awaited annual concert series return.
September 08, 2021
Covid-19 travel restrictions see Brighouse & Rastrick link up with Valaisia's Arsene Duc after Prof David King has to remain in Australia.
August 30, 2021
The famous West Riding band will be making a musical stop off on their way to a concert to help support the Greenfield Autumn Leaves 'Hymn & March' contest.
July 27, 2021
A special re-union band will join Brighouse & Rastrick Band on stage for their 75th massed band concert later this year.
July 07, 2021
A strongly worded open letter to BBE from the West Riding band asks for a "full and frank retraction and apology to the band" for what they believe were, "their thinly veiled attacks on us".
June 30, 2021
West Riding band states that they cannot perform to the standard they wish for themselves, supporters and audience by playing with bell covers.
June 29, 2021
Brighouse & Rastrick has done its bit to help build up the atmosphere to the big game between England and Germany this evening.
June 06, 2021
Brighouse & Rastrick will broadcast a special online concert as part of their Arts Council Culture Recovery Fund objectives.
April 14, 2021
Brighouse & Rastrick's return to musical action has been boosted by the Culture Recovery Fund and some media spotlight treatment from the local press.
March 28, 2021
In the first of a new series 4BR features interviews with some of the new faces making their mark in the banding movement around the world.
March 27, 2021
The cornet and baritone duo of Tom Smith and Amy Ewen have joined the Besson stable of performance artists.
December 08, 2020
An ensemble from Brighouse & Rastrick Band provided the musical accompaniment to a visit to Batley by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
July 23, 2020
Tom Smith makes a quick detour over the Pennines from Fairey to Brighouse & Rastrick to fill their principal cornet vacancy.
July 16, 2020
The experienced Martin Irwin returns to wear the purple and gold for a third time looking to repeat past successes. .
June 14, 2020
A new collaboration will see Brighouse & Rastrick produce a series of releases with KMJ Recordings.
May 20, 2020
You can enjoy a rare film of Brighouse & Rastrick Band from 1965 thanks to the archive at the British Film Institute.
March 29, 2020
The famous West Riding band has been doing its bit of social media outreach work with a great new take on its most famous concert encore...