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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.

Cheque presentation

High flying Friary helps keep the high flyers saving lives

February 13, 2013
Friary Guildford raise funds to keep a very special service in the air — and saving the odd cornet player on the way.


Friary to set the Devil nearly free

March 03, 2012
Friary Guildford is the latest band to let listeners have a sneak preview of their Devilish intentions...

Friary Guildford

Friary go global

November 13, 2011
Friary Guildford Band has been hitting the high notes on the international stage of late.

Friary Guilford

Sure bet winners for Friary

October 20, 2011
Friary Guildford Band recently helped the Ascot punters enjoy themselves.

Friary Guildford

Friary get Fairey helping hand

February 10, 2011
The latest recruit to the Friary Guildford Band hasn't had to change much on his registration card.


4BR interview with Chris King

September 29, 2010
4BR talks to Chris King, the conductor of the newly crowned First Section National Champions, Friary Guildford.


Band of brothers at Guildford

June 29, 2010
Brother where art thou? Playing opposite you that's where, as Chris Straker returns to Friary Guildford Band opposite his older sibling.


Friary make history

October 23, 2009
The Friary Guildford Band created a little bit of history at the recent Folkestone Contest.


Guildford in danger

March 31, 2009
Ludicrous rental increase forces Friary Guildford to move out.

Friary Guildford logo

Friary Guildford Open their doors

March 15, 2009
The Friary Guildford Band are set to open their doors on Pentacle this weekend.


Guildford on the map in Germany

September 24, 2008
Friary Guildford recently returned home after a very successful trip to Germany.


Christmas is coming...

November 29 • Soon it will be that time of the year again... and hopefully there will some festive cheer for brass bands across the globe.


Grimethorpe launches fund raising initiative

November 29 • One of the world's most famous bands spearheads Crowdfunder appeal to raise vital funds.


Helping others leads Mode for value

November 29 • Mode for...Publishing will be able to help others if you donate to get some great music on your festive stands.


Filton look for festive boost

November 29 • Filton Concert Brass launches its own festive shop to help raise funds.

The Marple Band - Marple Band Family Christmas Concert

Friday 18 December • Marple Conservative Club, church Lane, Marple, SK6 6AY

Black Dyke Band - Brighouse & Rastrick, Huddersfield Town Hall

Saturday 27 March • Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA

Contest: 100thSpring Festival

Saturday 8 May • 97 Church St, Blackpool, FY1 1HL

Contest: Whit Friday March Contests

Friday 28 May • Saddleworth & Tameside OL3

Contest: 168th British Open

Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA

Chadderton Band

November 17 • Chadderton Band is a non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are a friendly band looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections + EUPH and percussion. Most welcome to come along and have a blow give us a try.

Crewe Brass

November 12 • Crewe Brass require an Eb or Bb Bass to complete the "engine room" line up. We are also seeking a Tuned Percussionist to complete our section.

Shipston Town Band

November 1 • We are currently looking to recruit a Bass Trombone BBb bass and EEb bass to bring the band up to strength ready for when things return to normal. We are graded section 3 in the Midlands taking part in a good range of concerts and contests

Stephen Tighe

Adjudicator / Music Director / Arranger


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