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Friary television media warm up for Brass in Concert

November 17, 2022
Friary Brass got an extra bit of high profile media exposure ahead of their Brass in Concert appearance this weekend.


Fond farewells and welcomes at Friary

September 15, 2022
Friary Brass Band says goodbye to Alex Sears as they welcome their new horn signing Kelly Harrison


New addition to Friary ranks

August 11, 2022
Sam Noden is the latest addition to the line-up at Friary Brass.


Friary thanks to Stevens

June 21, 2022
Friary Brass has thanked Chairperson and player Nigel Stevens as he steps down from joint roles.

Friary Brass Band

Friary announce new trombone lead

February 21, 2022
The experienced Neil Wharton has been appointed the new solo trombone at Friary Brass Band


Friary supports Air Ambulance service

February 05, 2022
The festive carol playing of Friary Brass has helped keep a fantastic Air Ambulance service in the air.


Friary showcase arts and crafts

February 03, 2022
Friary Brass warmed up for their appearance at the UniBrass Championships Gala Concert with a well received Hampshire concert.

Isobel Daws

Daws claims Academy role

January 27, 2022
Trombone player Isobel Daws has won a position at the Berlin Philharmonic's prestigious Karajan Academy in Berlin.

Player of the Year

2021 4BR Player of the Year

December 25, 2021
The superb Isobel Daws rounds off a memorable year of personal performances by becoming the 2021 4BR Player of the Year.


Fresh air and Friary provide musical mix

September 15, 2021
Friary Brass has been getting into shape for the National Finals with another open air concert appearance.


Westminster return for Friary

August 29, 2021
The London & Southern Counties Area champion return to concert action with a performance at an iconic local venue...

Isobel Daws

International success for Daws

October 12, 2020
Isobel Daws claims prestigious international trombone title to add to her CV of success.


More bands say thanks and entertain...

May 02, 2020
Friary Brass Band, Meltham & Meltham Mills, and Carnoustie High School Brass Band provide extra entertainment and thanks during the lockdown...


Friary offer Fraternity preview ahead of Grand Shield challenge

May 11, 2019
The London & Southern Counties champion will preview their Grand Shied preparations as they seek to claim British Open qualification.


Rebrand for 5 time champion

March 21, 2019
The new name on the London & Southern Counties Regional Championship trophy is Friary Brass Band...


Top Kat strengthens Friary National prospects

July 20, 2018
Katherine Hawkins joins the cornet ranks of Friary Guildford as they look towards their Albert Hall National Final assault.


Friary Guildford adds to the perc ranks with new signing

July 13, 2018
William Rowling is the latest young talent to be signed up with the London & Southern Area champion.

Martin Britt

Britt pops to park sop life at Friary

January 20, 2018
London & Southern Area champion Friary Guildford welcome the signing of star sop player Martin Britt.

Friary Guildford make it three in a row

Report & Results: 2017 London & Southern Counties Regional Championships: Championship Section

March 19, 2017
The impressive Friary Guildford make it three in a row at Stevenage as a rejuvenated Redbridge join them at the Royal Albert Hall.


Gresswell to lead free tuba workshop

January 23, 2017
Yamaha artist Simon Gresswell will be leading free a tuba workshop with the Friary Guildford Band next month .

Frairy Guildford tubas

Friary opt for Japanese foundation on which to build further success

April 15, 2016
Newly crowned London & Southern Counties Regional Champions opt for the four pronged Yamaha Neo tuba foundation as they look towards further major championship success.

Friary Guildford

Report & Results: 2015 scaba Entertainment Contest

May 19, 2015
Friary Guildford claim a sixth consecutive title as LGB Brass make it three out of five at the recent scaba entertainment contest.


Friary Guildford claim mayor award

May 14, 2015
A major promotion and a Mayor award means the success continues for Friary Guildford Band.

Friary Guildford

Friary boost ahead of Albert Hall appearance

October 03, 2014
The Senior Trophy champion adds yet more silverware to their CV ahead of Arthurian battle.

Friary Win

Report & Results: 2014 Senior Trophy

April 26, 2014
Friary Guildford impress the secret judges the most to claim the title and promotion alongside City of Cardiff, Drighlington and St Dennis.

Ice shakting

On the seventh day of Christmas...

December 7 • Brass band music making on ice...

Malcolm Arnold

Closer brass band links sought by Malcolm Arnold Society

December 7 • The Malcolm Arnold Society is hoping to enhance the brass band profile of a composer with rich connection to movement.


Death of Luther Wilkinson

December 7 • The death has been announced of Emley Band stalwart Luther Wilkinson.

Arts Council England looks for focus group ideas

December 6 • Arts Council England is looking for focus group help to give ideas and opinions on their Music Hub Investment Programme.

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

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

PEMBERTON OLD WIGAN DW BRASS BANDS - Pemberton Old Wigan DW B Band Christmas concert

Friday 9 December • Pemberton Old Brass Bands club. Enfield street . Pemberton . Wigan WN5 8DZ


Saturday 10 December • St Andrew's Methodist Church, The Stow, Harlow CM20 3AF

Lofthouse 2000 Brass Band - Lofthouse 2000 Brass for YAS Christmas Concert

Saturday 10 December • St Austin's Theatre. 4 Wentworth Terrace. Wakefield WF1 3QN WF1 3QN

Mereside Brass - Christmas Tree Festival

Saturday 10 December • St Chad's Church. Winsford. Cheshire CW7 4DA

Bedford Town Band

December 7 • Bedford Town Band are a 1st Section band based in Bedford looking for Cornet players both front and back row, positions to be negotiated. Also BBb Bass as well. We are a friendly band with a mix of contests and concerts throughout the year.

City of Bristol Brass Band

December 6 • A SOPRANO CORNET player is required by City of Bristol Brass Band (competing in the First Section). The successful applicant will join a successful, friendly band with some exciting concerts and contests in the diary.

City of Bristol Brass Band

December 6 • A PERCUSSIONIST is required by City of Bristol Brass Band (competing in the First Section). The successful applicant will join a successful, friendly band with some exciting concerts and contests in the diary.

Julian Bright

Conductor, Compere/MC, Cornet Soloist


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