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Lydbrook set for countryside audience of millions

October 11, 2019
The Lydbrook Band will be seen by an audience of millions later this month after being filmed for the BBC programme 'Countryfile'.


Stone wall concert success for Lydbrook

August 10, 2019
The Lydbrook Band breaks new ground with a rather unique concert performance...


Lane provides heartfelt tribute to friend and banding colleague

July 17, 2019
Composer Liz Lane's musical tribute to a much missed player will also help a great charity with its future work.


Lydbrook forges new links on Polish tour visit

June 11, 2019
The Lydbrook Band has just returned from an outstanding musical tour experience to Katowice in Poland.


Lydbrook to head to Poland for pioneering brass band connection

May 17, 2019
The Lydbrook Band will head to Katowice in Poland to help the city develop an exciting brass band movement.


Death of Lydbrook stalwart

April 18, 2019
The death has been reported of the respected Lydbrook player Yvonne Hamblin


Silver Rose to mark sacrifice of Cambridge alumni

November 01, 2018
There will be a special resonance to the performance of Liz Lane's 'Silver Rose' at Trinity College in Cambridge on Armistice weekend


Great response to cross cultural collaboration in heart of Gloucestershire

July 09, 2018
A wonderful musical link between Lydbrook Band and RSVP Bhangra Band was enjoyed by plenty of music enthusiasts in Coleford recently.


Lydbrook set to pioneer boundary crossings with latest Prom

June 14, 2018
The Lydbrook Band will be breaking through cultural as well as genre boundaries with their latest innovative Proms in the Park initiative.

Lyndon Baglin

Queen's Birthday Honour for Lyndon Baglin

June 09, 2018
The legendary euphonium player has been made a recipient of the British Empire Medal (BEM) for Services to Brass Band Music.


Barny rubble joins Lydbrook sponsorship celebrations

June 03, 2017
Lydbrook Band enjoyed a rather unique way of celebrating a new sponsorship deal — playing right at the bottom of huge stone quarry.

Flight Concert

Concorde to take to the air again and again

February 10, 2017
The musical spirit of one of the world's iconic aeroplanes will be reprised thanks to a local radio station, a special commission and lots of community performers.

Composer Liz Lane

Lane explores intoxicating dance spirit with latest premiere

October 15, 2016
Brass band, Bhangra and classical music instrumentation has been brought together by composer Liz Lane to help celebrate the 70th anniversary of Arts Council England.


Silver Rose set to bloom again in Bristol

April 12, 2016
The critically acclaimed 'Silver Rose' work will be be performed under very special circumstances this weeken in Bristol.

Silver Rose

New performance for Silver Rose

February 12, 2016
The critically acclaimed 'Silver Rose' production will be given another high profile performance in Bristol this year.

Liz Lane

Silver Rose to bloom in Aldeburgh

September 16, 2015
Lydbrook Band to perform Liz Lane's acclaimed 'Silver Rose' composition at the prestigious High Tide Festival in Aldeburgh this weekend.

Liz Lane

Lydbrook Freedom grant boosts Proms music making

June 17, 2015
Grant help from Arts Council England helps Lydbrook commission composer Liz Lane for Great British Event.

Robert Hardy

Major new work set for Bristol premiere

October 19, 2014
A major new work inspired by First World War poetry read by actor Robert Hardy is set for a world premiere in Bristol.


Lydbrook help launch Christmas lottery

December 18, 2013
The Lydbrook Band will be hoping that it helps create lots of festive millionaires this Christmas through the new National Lottery television advert.

Lydbrook logo

Lydbrook call for 90th celebrations

August 07, 2013
The Lydbrook Band is looking to meet up with plenty of former players to help celebrate their 90th birthday.

Lydbrook Band

Lydbrook set for Diamond Jubilee baton

June 01, 2012
The Lydbrook Band will be passing the baton with the help of a new work form the pen of composer Liz Lane.


Jubilee boost for Lydbrook

March 29, 2012
The Lydbrook Band will be helping Her Majesty celebrate her jubilee in diamond fashion after securing grant.


Lydbrook open the Devil's doors

March 02, 2012
Something dark and devilish will be opened to the public in the Forest of Dean...


Howells to be commemorated by Pageantry

October 06, 2011
Herbert Howells' masterpiece, 'Pageantry' is set to play a major role in commemorating the great composer.


Biker gang in Lydbrook

August 04, 2011
The Lydbrook Band will be getting their biker to entertain the crowds on the weekend.


New horn signing at Foden's

October 17 • Foden's bid fond farewell to Nat Martin and welcome Grace Jeffers to their horn section.


Evans to keep beating time...

October 17 • Richard Evans will be joined by the band that first made his name for the launch of the updated version of his celebrated autobiography.


McElligott era comes to an end at Thoresby

October 17 • The four year musical partnership between Thoresby Band and Ian McElligott comes to an end as the band announce new lead with Michael Howley.


Wilkinson takes youth lead in Sweden

October 17 • Conductor Lewis Wilkinson has been enjoying working with Solna Brass ahead of their 'Salute to Youth' appearance at the Swedish National Championships.

Foden's Band - European 2020 fundraiser - Bier Keller night

Friday 18 October • Sandbach Town Hall, High Street, Sandbach, Cheshire CW11 1AX

Black Dyke Band - Empire Theatre, Consett

Saturday 19 October • Front Street, Consett, County Durham DH8 5AB

South Yorkshire Police Band - South Yorkshire Police Band with guest soloist Sim

Saturday 19 October • Doncaster Minster DN1 1RD

Kettering Citadel S A Band -

Saturday 19 October • The Salvation Army, . 36 - 40 Sunnyside, . Diss, Norfolk. IP22 4DS

Richmond Brass Band - Celebration in Brass

Saturday 19 October • St Mary's Church. Church Street. Twickenham TW1 3NJ

Lofthouse Brass Band

October 17 • Lofthouse 2000 Brass Band currently have vacancies for solo cornet and kit drummer. Rehearsal at Outwood WMC, Ledger Lane, Outwood, Wakefield. Experienced and sociable band with a progressive attitude.

Stannington Brass Band

October 17 • A rare opportunity has arisen to join one of Sheffield's leading bands with a vacancy for an EEb TUBA player to complete our bass section. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests

The Corsham Band

October 17 • The band are currently looking for cornet and trombone players. Positions negotiable. We rehearse on Wednesday evenings with easy access from Bath, Bristol, Swindon and the M4 corridor.

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