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Rothwell to round off Best of Brass series in Morley

April 06, 2023
The popular Leeds 'Best of Brass' concert series will be rounded off by Rothwell Temperance Band later this month under the baton of David Roberts.


Sop and perc boost for Rothwell ahead of new season

January 06, 2023
Grand Shield champion welcomes Phil Tait and Beth Carabine to West Yorkshire.


Soprano changes at Rothwell

September 15, 2022
Paul Argyle steps down from the role as the Grand Shield champion welcomes some Nordic help before new signing takes on contest role.

David Roberts

Interview with David Roberts

September 07, 2022
We talk to David Roberts, MD of Grand Shield winners Rothwell Temperance Band ahead of their British Open challenge at Symphony Hall this weekend.


Rothwell adds more experience to ranks

June 25, 2022
Della Pearce is the latest recruit to the Rothwell Temperance ranks as the Yorkshire band looks ahead to the major championships in the Autumn.

Rothwell MD David Roberts

Rankings update — June

June 05, 2022
The latest Band Supplies — 4barsrest Rankings show changes throughout the top 200 following a busy few months of contesting across the banding world.


Rothwell add to cornet strength

May 28, 2022
The Grand Shield winners add strength to their cornet section ahead of the major contests later in the season with singing of the experienced Andy Novell.

Winter Gardens

Report & Result: 2022 Grand Shield

May 07, 2022
Rothwell Temperance takes the Grand Shield title with Northop Silver joining them at the British Open in September.


Funeral of Gordon Roberts

March 07, 2021
The funeral of Gordon Roberts, the former conductor of Rothwell Temperance Band will take place on Tuesday 9th March.


Death of Gordon Roberts

February 25, 2021
The death has been announced of the hugely respected former Rothwell Temperance player and conductor, Gordon Roberts.


Rothwell bring sound of brass to Christmas morn...

December 28, 2020
Members of Rothwell Temperance Band made sure their local community heard the wonderful sound of brass on Christmas morning...


Death of Peter Argyle

November 29, 2020
The death has been announced of the former Yorkshire Imperial and Rothwell Temperance trombone player Peter Argyle.


Rothwell sign Johnson for euph lead

April 25, 2020
The experienced Neil Johnson will take the solo euphonium seat at Rothwell Temperance as soon as they return to rehearsals.


Rothwell help celebrate Key worker support

April 11, 2020
The Rothwell Temperance Band has been doing it bit to help support the great work of front line care staff and key workers.


The best Mode for therapy...

November 27, 2019
Brass band music becomes part of a very personal music therapy initiative to help cancer patients thanks to the legacy of Simon Kerwin and the playing of Rothwell Temperance Band.


New Kerwin CD helps raise funds for Leeds Cancer Centre

November 09, 2019
A new CD by Rothwell Temperance Band featuring the music of the late Simon Kerwin will help raise funds for a wonderful charitable cause.

Simon Kerwin

Rothwell to help celebrate Kerwin legacy

August 09, 2019
The first release on the new Mode for... recording label will feature the music of Simon Kerwin played by Rothwell Temperance Band


No more playing life of Riley

January 08, 2019
After 20 year stint, the highly respected Andy Riley has called it a day on his playing commitments with Rothwell Temperance.


Death of former Rothwell player

July 25, 2018
The death has been announced of the respected tenor horn player Mark Lowe.


Rothwell welcome teenage trombone talent

March 30, 2018
Rothwell Temperance has signed one of the most sought after young playing talents in UK banding.


Early Xmas prezzie gives Rothwell 2018 boost

December 23, 2017
The return of James McCabe as principal cornet has given Rothwell Temperance a great festive boost as they look towards 2018.


Argyle returns to boost Rothwell top end progress

May 07, 2017
Sop star Paul Argyle returns to Rothwell Temperance to give Yorkshire top flight band another player boost.


New top man at Rothwell Temperance

April 26, 2017
Jon Hammond take over the principal cornet role at one of Yorkshire's top bands.


Roberts brings a taste of Rothwell to Norway

February 01, 2017
Dave Roberts will lead Orskog Brass in the Second Division of the Norwegian National Championships on the weekend with a little home grown talent helping out.

Rothwell Temperance

Rothwell enjoy Malta tour break

April 05, 2016
The Grand Shield champion is currently enjoying the Mediterranean sunshine on a musical tour to Malta.


Goldscheider and Higgins link with Tredegar for London concert

June 8 • Two of the UKs leading award winning artists link up with Welsh champion for their performance in the heart of London this weekend.


Derek Green funeral details confirmed

June 8 • The funeral details for the popular Pemberton Old Wigan player and administrator Derek Green have been released.


Entries open for 2024 National Youth Championships

June 8 • Bands can now get their early entries in for the 2024 National Youth Championships of Great Britain.


Lane helps celebrate another dose of Jenner

June 8 • Composer Liz Lane adds an extra injection of music to help celebrate the life and work of Dr Edward Jenner.

Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Salon Orchestra

Friday 9 June • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. . W1C2DJ

Leicestershire Co-op Band - The Great British Music Hall concert

Saturday 10 June • The Palace Community Centre. Ibstock . Leicestershire LE67 6LG

Besses Boys' Band - Besses Boys' Band Summer Concert

Saturday 10 June • St Mary's Church, Prestwich, Greater Manchester M25 1AN

Newtown March Contest - Newtown (Mid Wales) March and Open Air Contest

Sunday 11 June • Newtown Town Hall Grounds. Back Lane. Newtown. Powys SY16 2NZ

Boarshurst Silver Band - Silk Brass Band

Sunday 11 June • Boarshurst Band Club. Greenbridge Lane. Greenfield. Saddleworth OL3 7 EW

Bournemouth Concert Brass

June 8 • Bournemouth Concert Brass are looking for the following players to complete our lineup:. Euphonium (seat negotiable). Tenor trombone (seat negotiable). Front row cornet. We are a friendly 1st Section band who rehearse next to Bournemouth Station.

Harlow Brass Band

June 8 • Seeking a MUSICAL DIRECTOR / CONDUCTOR - We are a friendly, non-contesting band who play to a good standard. We hold our own Spring and Christmas concerts and provide entertainment at various local events throughout the year.

Amersham Band

June 8 • Chairman. Amersham Band is a progressive organisation with its own custom-built bandroom, strong finances, high membership and a growing reputation. The new chairman will lead the band through the next stage of its journey, increasing its value and impact

John Maines

BA (Hons)
Presenter, compere and conductor


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