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Death of Dennis Chalk BEM

September 11, 2019
The death has been announced of the respected musician Dennis Chalk BEM.


Personal connection for Childs concert

December 01, 2017
The welcome cross border appearance of the Woodfalls Band in Wales this weekend will have an added personal connection for the family of MD, Dr Robert Childs.


Woodfalls showcase Gallery portraits

October 10, 2017
West of England champions are putting on an evening showing this week on their Gallery portraits curated by Dr Robert Childs.


Woodfalls say farewell to Sam

July 23, 2017
Woodfalls Band has said a fond farewell to one of their most dedicated bandsmen.

Swan Lake

Woodfalls to light up Swan vistas

May 09, 2017
Woodfalls will be showcasing their prep work on Reflections on Swan Lake ahead of their Blackpool Grand Shield challenge.

Woodfalls Band

World Rankings — April Update

April 03, 2017
The latest Band Supplies — 4barsrest.com Rankings see significant changes across the majority of the top 200 following the Regional Championships in the UK.

Dr Robert Childs

Woodfalls extra Area boost as Childs signs up on three year deal

March 17, 2017
Dr Robert Childs has formalised his musical link to the newly crowned West of England Champions by signing a three year link as Musical directir.


Woodfalls withdraws from Brass in Concert

November 12, 2016
West of England challenger forced to pull out of Gateshead event due to personnel problems.


Woodfalls make uniform amnesty appeal

May 13, 2016
If you have something in your wardrobe that you shouldn't then it may be something Woodfalls Band require — no questions asked...

Ken Worgan

Death of Ken Worgan

January 13, 2016
The death has been announced of one of the banding movements most popular personalities.

Bob and Erik

Woodfalls go Dutch for Open

May 26, 2015
Woodfalls take Dr Robert Childs advice by going Dutch with the highly respected Erik Janssen for their British Open return.

Bob Childs

Robert Childs takes lead role at Woodfalls

May 23, 2015
After leading them to the British Open, Dr Robert Childs takes on key Music Advisor role with Woodfalls.


Twin rehearsal spotlight for Woodfalls and Downton

March 10, 2015
If you want to hear both the top section and Second Section test pieces before the weekend in Torquay then now's your chance...


Stewart takes his leave from Woodfalls

December 10, 2014
Scott Stewart has taken the decision to take his leave after 11 highly enjoyable years as top trom at Woodfalls Band.


Woodfalls set to reveal Arthur prep

September 29, 2014
West of England representatives to open their doors to showcase their King Arthur preparations.

Ray Farr

Farr laps up Woodfalls trip to Albert Hall

September 09, 2014
Ray Farr will lead Woodfalls to the Royal Albert Hall with a host of new signings and Grant aid to boost the assault.

Ken Worgan and Woodfalls

Woodfalls set for St Magnus opening

February 26, 2014
West of England challengers to open up with a sneak preview of their St Magnus challenge.

Brian Easterbrook

40 years celebration for Woodfalls stalwart

January 04, 2014
Woodfalls stalwart Brian Easterbrook has just celebrated 40 years of dedicated service to the Woodfalls Band.


Woodfalls open up their olden doors

October 06, 2013
West of England challenger set to hold open rehearsal ahead of London appearance.


Woodfalls raise the Spinnaker for Devil

March 02, 2012
West of England champion set to open their doors and raise the Spinnaker ahead of title defence.


Pritchard takes Woodfalls leave

December 07, 2011
Gareth Pritchard and Woodfalls part company with immediate effect.


No more Darby days at Woodfalls

November 01, 2011
Kevin Darby takes his leave from the end seat at Woodfalls.


Sharp intake of breath at Woodfalls

October 13, 2011
Woodfalls is the latest band to take a public intake of breath ahead of London — and its on tonight!


Results: 2011 Yeovil Entertainment Contest

February 06, 2011
Windfall for Woodfalls as they claim first Yeovil Entertainment title.


Woodfalls plea

August 16, 2009
After losing their recent sponsorship deal after 14 years, Woodfalls look for financial help.


200 lots up for auction grabs on Monday

May 29 • There are over 200 fantastic instrument and music lots ready to find a new home at the Ramco on-line auction this Monday.


Climb every mountain...

May 28 • Join Russell Gray not for a bit of Julie Andrews, but to find out how to tackle the challenges of preparing test-pieces for the contest stage...


UniBrass Foundation launches lottery fund raising initiative

May 27 • You will be able to win up to £25,000 and support the works of the UniBrass Foundation if you wish to sign up to a new lottery fund raising scheme.


Do you know your Mozart from your Minogue?

May 27 • If you do then why not join Pete Waterman's quiz to help raise funds for two charitable causes...

Regent Hall Concerts - Jubilee Brass Quintet

Friday 29 May • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. (Opposite RESERVED). London. W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ

Foden's Band - Matt Ford - Altrincham

Saturday 30 May • Altrincham Garrick Playhouse, Barrington Road, Altrincham. WA14 1HZ

Contest: scaba Entertainments

Sunday 31 May • The Hawth in Crawley, West Sussex RH10 6YZ

Regent Hall Concerts - International Trombone Ensemble

Friday 5 June • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. (Opposite RESERVED). London. W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ

Foden's Band - Parr Hall, Warrington

Thursday 11 June • Pyramid Parr Hall, Palmyra Square S, Warrington WA1 1BL

Deepcar Brass Band

May 23 • Deepcar Band has a vacancy for a MUSICAL DIRECTOR. We are a 3rd section contesting band, rehearsing Monday & Friday nights.Our bandroom is equal distance to Sheffield, Barnsley & Huddersfield.

Chadderton Band

May 21 • 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. Come along to one of our rehearsals.

Lofthouse Brass Band

May 21 • Lofthouse Brass Band is looking for a Solo Trombone who is interested in being a part of our award winning ensemble! We are looking to not only fill vacancies, but to also continue to build for our future!

Mike Sheppard

B.A. (Hons) Music
Composer, conductor, teacher, author


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