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Grimethorpe2020

Grimethorpe launches fund raising initiative

November 29, 2020
One of the world's most famous bands spearheads Crowdfunder appeal to raise vital funds.


Signing

New rep signing for Grimethorpe

November 21, 2020
Seb Williman joins Grimethorpe Colliery Band on repiano cornet from Fairey.


Remembrance

Generational pride in Remembrance

November 11, 2020
The Last Post was played across the nation today by musicians of all ages to remember the sacrifice of those who fought for our freedoms.


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Grimethorpe dial up powerful connection with Locked down performance

October 05, 2020
Grimethorpe Colliery Band's link to a dance collaboration project makes a powerful melodramatic impact with arts critics.


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Grimethorpe Hitch up to contemporary dance look at lockdown Wonderland

September 02, 2020
Grimethorpe's recording of 'Dial H for Hitchcock' is being used as part of a triptych of contemporary dance and ballet responses to the Coronavirus pandemic.


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Grimethorpe held Spellbound by Bronte

July 05, 2020
An exciting new collaboration sees Grimethorpe Colliery Band bring Emily Bronte's 'Spellbound' poem to life...


Brassed

No need to be Brassed Off next week...

April 10, 2020
The iconic brass band film will be screened on Film4 to compensate for Grimethorpe's Albert Hall appearance being cancelled.


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Grimethorpe dial up new players and CD release

April 07, 2020
Stephanie Wilkins is the latest high profile signing at Grimethorpe as the band keeps busy in the transfer and CD market.


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Crowther takes last playing bow with Grimethorpe

January 03, 2020
The remarkable Shaun Crowther has retired as solo Eb tuba at Grimethorpe Colliery Band


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New euph chapter opens at Grimethorpe with Bokaris appointment

December 24, 2019
Australian euph star Adam Bokaris becomes the new solo euphonium at Grimethorpe as Michael Dodd takes a back seat role.


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Millions enjoy Grimethorpe festive radio appearance

December 17, 2019
Millions of Radio 2 Monday morning listeners enjoyed the sound of Grimethorpe Colliery Band...


Michael Dodd

A golden generation of young players is being developed in Barnsley...

November 15, 2019
8 year old Oscar Paterson was an internet sensation when he gazed in wonder at Michael Dodd's gold euphonium — so now he's had the chance to give it a test drive too...


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Grimethorpe help cover number 1 spot

November 05, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery Band has helped the Children in Need


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Grimethorpe get it covered for Children in Need

October 29, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery Band will be helping raise millions of pounds for the BBC's annual Children in Need appeal this year


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International Stamp of approval at Grimethorpe

October 22, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery Band makes musical link with leading American composer Dr Jack Stamp.


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Grimethorpe add Lenton to Albert Hall line-up

September 27, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery sign baritone star Sarah Lenton to their ranks ahead of Albert Hall challenge.


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Grimethorpe to showcase dynastic approach

September 03, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery Band will be showcasing its British Open preparations this evening.


Roger Webster

Webster steps down from playing role with Grimethorpe

July 25, 2019
Roger Webster has taken the decision to end his playing commitments with Grimethorpe Colliery Band


David Thornton

Thornton heads to Grimethorpe

July 09, 2019
Dr David Thornton has left his role as Resident Conductor at Brighouse & Rastrick to become Musical Director at Grimethorpe Colliery Band with immediate effect.


Birkwood

One Show spotlight for Birkwood's young brass stars

June 21, 2019
The work under taken by Michael Dodd in inspiring the future generations of Grimethorpe Colliery Band players was recently featured on the prime-time BBC1 'One Show'.


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PLC takes the helm at Grimethorpe Youth

May 29, 2019
Paul Lovatt-Cooper has become the new Musical Director of the Grimethorpe Youth Band


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Grimethorpe to return to Brassed Off triumph

May 12, 2019
Grimethorpe will return to the Royal Albert Hall next year for a special screening performance of 'Brassed Off'.


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Grimethorpe's call to next generation

May 04, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery Band will team up with Paul Lovatt-Cooper to provide a cracking workshop day next month for youngsters — and its all free!


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Grimethorpe ready to roll-out youth initiative

January 11, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery Band is linking up with new partners to expand its youth development initiative.


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Culross returns to principal role at Grimethorpe

December 27, 2018
Iain Culross makes a return as the new principal cornet at Grimethorpe Colliery Band




Mutes

On the 3rd Day of Christmas...

December 3 • Something to hold three muted gifts...


Denis Wick

4BR Quiz: Think of a number...

December 3 • Thanks to our friends at Band Supplies, answer the ten questions and 10 fantastic Denis Wick mutes could be heading to your band in time for Christmas — and for when we get back to playing again.


Advent

Bolsover advent entertainment: No.3 Derwent Brass

December 3 • There plenty to enjoy with Championship Section runner-up Derwent Brass under MD Jack Capstaff — with a touch of Latin brass...and not of the Amo Amas Amat variety either.


Cory online

Kapitol injection boosts Cory online competition

December 3 • Cory's 2021 online championships have gained headline support from Kapitol Promotions as entries come in from around the banding globe.


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


Foss Dyke Band

November 30 • Front Row Cornet vacancy still up for grabs! Come and join Foss and enjoy our newly refurbished band room with newly appointed MD David Dernley. Foss Dyke are a 1st Section Band with a moderate contest and concert schedule.


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.


Gary Davies


Conductor, Band Trainer, Adjudicator


               

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