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Michael Bach

Grimethorpe enhance Bach link

October 09, 2023
Michael Bach has been appointed Professional Musical Director of Grimethorpe Colliery Band.


Grimethorpe honoured by Parkinson tribute

September 15, 2023
The sound of Grimethorpe Colliery Band has been heard in tribute as well as at the funeral of the late broadcaster, chat-show host and author, Sir Michael Parkinson.


Grimethorpe release new Postcards CD

September 13, 2023
Several new recordings — including one of an iconic work are featured on Grimethorpe's latest CD release.


Grimethorpe make cross genre concert link

July 25, 2023
Grimethorpe Colliery Band will link up with the RSVP Bhangra ensemble and operatic soprano vocalist Belinda Evans for their latest high profile concert appearance.

Andrew Wainwright

Wainwright claims Grimethorpe Composition Competition title

July 19, 2023
Andrew's Wainwright's 'Fallen Souls' has become the inaugural winner of the Grimethorpe Colliery Band Composition Competition.


Grimethorpe announces composer semi-final line-up

July 10, 2023
105 works have been whittled down to 17 for the next stage of the inaugural Grimethorpe Colliery Band Composer Competition.


Oh we do like to be beside the seaside...

June 24, 2023
Grimethorpe Colliery Band will head on tour to the south coast in August to bring their musical entertainment to some great seaside venues.


Lichfield youngsters prepare for Grimethorpe Adventure

June 13, 2023
25 primary school youngsters are practicing hard for their appearance with Grimethorpe Colliery Band next month.


Still time to enter a Grimethorpe Composition

June 10, 2023
Grimethorpe Colliery Band is looking to encourage more works for the brass band medium with its first composition competition — and there is still time to enter.

Mark Glover

Glover enjoys Rondofest experience

June 07, 2023
Grimethorpe Colliery Band's solo euphonium Mark Glover has enjoyed his most recent trip back to Malaysia.


Grimethorpe further free community youth development

May 24, 2023
Grimethorpe Colliery Band continues to reach out into its youth community with its free offers of brass playing development.

Mark Glover

Perfect fit for Glover at Grimethorpe

May 16, 2023
The experienced Mark Glover takes on the solo euphonium role at Grimethorpe Colliery Band.

Judith Weir

Grimethorpe welcomes Master of the King's Music

May 12, 2023
Judith Weir CBE recently enjoyed a musical visit to Grimethorpe Colliery Band.


Grimethorpe launch global composition competition

April 26, 2023
Grimethorpe Colliery Band is looking to encourage more works for the brass band medium with its first composition competition.

Steve Phillips

Phillips takes residency at Grimethorpe

April 23, 2023
Steve Phillips has been appointed as the new Resident Musical Director of Grimethorpe Colliery Band.


Grimethorpe inspiring future banding generations

April 19, 2023
Grimethorpe Colliery Band is set to form a new junior band following the success of its latest Spring Workshop.


New resident sought at Grimethorpe

March 10, 2023
Grimethorpe Colliery Band tells 4BR that they are looking for the right Resident Conductor to meet their artistic ambitions.


Grimethorpe to link with Denis Wick for new partnership

March 01, 2023
Two iconic names in the banding world have announced a new partnership link.


Grimethorpe head to Morley

February 01, 2023
Grimethorpe Colliery Band will bring their unique brand of 'Best of Brass' entertainment to Morley Town Hall this weekend.


Grimethorpe offer free youth workshop

November 23, 2022
There is a great early Christmas prezzie to be had for free for young players thanks to the stars at Grimethorpe Colliery Band


Grimethorpe performance nominated for Ivors Composer Award

October 18, 2022
A work inspired by the cultural impact of the mining industry and performed with the contribution of Grimethorpe Band has been nominated for a prestigious Ivors Award.


Picture highlights for Grimethorpe

October 11, 2022
A new commission from Yorkshire artist Joe Scarborough captures the history and successes of Grimethorpe Colliery Band — and fans can buy a copy.


Grimethorpe rejoice in youthful appointments

September 05, 2022
Two rising stars will make their Grimethorpe contest debuts at Symphony Hall on the weekend.


Grimethorpe gain funding boost to support music making in schools

August 11, 2022
Youngsters will benefit from music initiatives through Barnsley Music Hub and it partner at Grimethorpe Colliery Band.

Jamie Smith

Smith latest high profile star to head to Mercer & Barker

July 25, 2022
Jamie Smith, principal cornet of Grimethorpe Colliery Band is the latest high profile star performer to decide to perform on a Mercer & Barker mouthpiece.

sbba youth

Youth led infusion creates positivity in Scotland

November 29 • The future generations of Scottish youth certainly took the lead in making the recent Scottish Festival of Brass a huge success.

King Kong

King Kong is coming...

November 28 • We speak with Philip Harper as Cory prepare to tackle King Kong in the heart of Birmingham this weekend.


Fancy studying at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire?

November 28 • If you are a brass or percussion player looking to find out more about your future playing and studying options then find out more about the RBC at their forthcoming Open Day.


Sign in to make sure no one misses out at Christmas

November 27 • The Royal National Institute for Deaf People has launched a new festive fun game to ensure no one misses out on hearing your worst festive cracker...

Northop Silver Band - Christmas Concert with Kirsty Abbotts

Sunday 3 December • St Eurgain & St Peter, Church Road, Northop CH7 6BQ

Boarshurst Silver Band - Littleborough Band

Sunday 3 December • Boarshurst Band Club. Greenbridge Lane. Greenfield. Oldham OL3 7EW

Longridge Band - Christmas Concert

Saturday 9 December • Longridge Civic Hall, Calder Avenue, Longridge, Ribble Valley, Lancashire. PR3 3WD

The Hepworth Band - Championship Brass & Voices for Christmas

Saturday 9 December • Thornhill Parish Church, Dewsbury WF12 0JZ


Saturday 9 December • St Andrew's Methodist Church . The Stow. Harlow CM20 3AF

The Marple Band

November 30 • Are you looking for a change of scene. The Marple Band are a 2nd Section friendly group of musicians who are looking for Front and Back Row Cornets, 2nd Baritone, Bb Bass and Tuned Percussion players to join our successful band.

Stretford Band

November 29 • Seeking a MUSICAL DIRECTOR. We are a friendly, non-contesting Band with a varied concert programme at local events throughout the year. We are looking for someone to take the Band forward.

Thurcroft Welfare Band

November 28 • The band are seeking to appoint the following:. Flugal Horn,. Solo Trombone,. Percussion - Tuned or Kit.. . The band recently finished in 2nd place at the Yorks Regional Championships. . Thurcroft is a very welcoming and friendly band, with high aspirations

James Garlick

BMus (Hons), QTS
Conductor, Band Trainer, Adjudicator, Tutor


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