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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.

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.


Taylor made for the Albert Hall

September 28 • The Fairey Band stalwart star will be heading to the Royal Albert Hall once again — backed by a raft of new collegues.


Social distancing option for Heroes

September 28 • Foden's Regent Hall pre-National concert will have the option of audience social distancing.


National Youth Championship entries open

September 28 • Youth bands at all levels are being invited to compete at the 2022 National Youth Band Championships.


Shipp ready to set sales again

September 28 • The leading brass band uniform and casual wear manufacturer is thrilled to be making a long awaited return.

Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Central Band Brass Ensemble & Seraphim Consort

Thursday 30 September • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ

Regent Hall Concerts - Fulham Band

Friday 1 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ

Regent Hall Concerts - Bone-afide Trombone Quartet

Friday 1 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ

Regent Hall Concerts - Foden's Band

Friday 1 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ

Regent Hall Concerts - Guards Brass

Saturday 2 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ

Chinnor Silver

September 28 • Due to relocation we require a 2ND TROMBONE AND A TUTTI CORNET.. Rehearsals held on a Wednesday in our newly refurbished bandroom.. Concerts and contests planned.. .

Epping Forest Band

September 28 • Epping Forest (L&SC 2nd Section) have vacancies for Trombone, Tenor Horn and Euphonium players. We rehearse on Monday evenings in our own band room 8-10pm. The band aim for a sensible mix of contest and concert performances under MD Keith Schroeter.

Otterbourne Brass

September 27 • Otterbourne Brass, West of England 2nd Section, have immediate vacancies for trombones and basses. Rehearsals every Thurs, 7.30 in the Village Hall complex 2 min off junction 12 M3. Modern repertoire in preparation for several concerts to year end.

Kevin Wadsworth

Conductor, adjudicator, teacher (ABBA)


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