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Johnstone make new friends across the world

May 30, 2020
The Johnstone Band has joined the trend for self-isolated performances — resulting in friendly responses from across the globe.

NHS Scotland

Parliamentary congratulations for NHS band initiative

May 16, 2020
The superb NHS Workers Brass Band that went the extra 500 miles to say thank you has been congratulated by the Scottish Parliament.

Mark Good

Good times beckon for Johnstone

January 05, 2020
The Johnstone Band will work with conductor Mark Good in 2020.


A contest draw with a difference...

August 05, 2018
Prof Nicholas Childs and four star tutors on the recent IBBSS course make the draw for the 2018 Brass Showcase event in Johnstone

Winners Johnstone Silver

Report & Result: 2018 Scottish Championships: First Section

March 10, 2018
Johnstone Silver and Dunaskin Doon qualify for Cheltenham in Section One.


Report & Results: 2015 Band Supplies Scottish Challenge Shield

November 28, 2015
Johnstone Silver 'Dance' away with the honours in the Band Supplies Scottish Challenge Shield.

Johnstone Silver

Ramsay set for Johnstone lead

April 28, 2014
Martyn Ramsay will take over the conducting helm at St Johnstone.

johnstone silver

Kiernan to bid Johnstone farewell

February 07, 2014
Trombonist, Paul Kiernan will step aside as Johnstone Silver's MD after next month's Scottish championships.

Johnstone Silver

Johnstone hit by scrap criminals

June 09, 2012
The Johnstone Band has been targeted by scrap metal criminals.


Kiernan to take Johnstone

April 23, 2011
Star trombonist to spearhead Johnstone's Senior Trophy assault at Blackpool.


Dressed to thrill for Johnstone

March 23, 2011
The members of the Johnstone Band recently dressed up to help a great cause.


No more Tennant's extra

February 16, 2011
Ray Tennant and Johnstone to end 25 year association after Scottish Area.


175 not out for Johnstone

August 04, 2009
Johnstone Band set to celebrate 175 years of playing.


Johnstone to celebrate 175 not out

August 25, 2008
Johnstone Band will be celebrating its 175th year in 2009 and with lots events planned wants former players and friends to get in touch.


Foden's get ready for contest broadcast

October 29 • There is a great evening of wonderful solo and ensemble playing to savour on Friday as you can sit back and enjoy the finalists taking part in the Foden's online Solo & Ensemble contest.


You can't keep a good band down...not in Canada anyway

October 29 • A 10 piece group from the professional Hannaford Street Silver Band has made sure you can't keep great brass band music making down for long despite the restrictions...

Andrew Snell

Arrivals and departures at Leopard Coachlines Canterbury Brass

October 29 • New Zealand A Grade contenders welcome the experienced Andrew Snell as their new Musical Director.


New look to be announced for Conductors Association

October 29 • Russell Gray will announce the new name and the new objectives of the revamped National Association of Brass Band Conductors on the next BBE webinar presentation.

The Marple Band - Marple and Hawk Green Bands Concert Compstall

Saturday 7 November • St Pauls Church, Compstall Rd, Compstall, Stockport, Cheshire SK6 5HU

The Marple Band - Marple Band Family Christmas Concert

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

Contest: Butlins Mineworkers Festival

Saturday 30 January • Roman Bank, Ingoldmells, Skegness PE25 1NJ

Contest: Butlins Mineworkers Festival

Sunday 31 January • Roman Bank, Ingoldmells, Skegness PE25 1NJ

Black Dyke Band - Brighouse & Rastrick, Huddersfield Town Hall

Saturday 27 March • Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA

Amesbury Town Band

October 21 • Players and beginners of any standard are always warmly welcomed especially some more solo cornets and a spare percussionists to help out existing players. Feel free to drop in even if you just fancy a blow or want to try another instrument. After Covid!

Shipston Town Band

October 8 • 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,

Milton Keynes Brass

October 5 • Applications are invited for a baritone player for Milton Keynes Brass. We are a friendly 1st section band based in Milton Keynes and rehearsals take place on Tuesday evenings, 7:45pm-10:00pm, with additional rehearsals before contests.

Andreas Kratz

Mus.B (hons)
Conductor, Adjudicator, Teacher


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