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Boarshurst to spearhead Whit Friday fund raising help

May 14, 2019
A special fund raising challenge to help 11 Saddleworth Whit Friday contest venues is being led by Boarshurst Band.


Jingle Bells challenge strikes the right notes

February 07, 2019
Boarshurst Band's 'Jingle Bells Challenge' certainly struck the right notes with plenty of people helping raise much needed funds for the Music for Youth organisation.

Jingle Bells

Fancy having a go at the Jingle Bells Challenge?

November 22, 2018
If you want to help raise funds for the Music for Youth charity, then why not give the 'Jingle Bells Challenge' a go...


The world of brass broadcast from Boarshurst

March 16, 2018
A brand new Sunday Brass Series of concerts is now being broadcast live over the internet from Boarshurst Band Club. All you have to do is sit back, log in and enjoy...


New signings at Boarshurst Silver

December 06, 2017
National Champion determined to make a mark as they prepare for life in the First Section boosted by a brace of new signings.

Cheltenham Centaur

Report & Results: 2017 National Championships of Great Britain: Second Section

September 16, 2017
A performance inspired by untimely loss as well as timely good fortune saw Boarshurst Silver claim the Second Section National title


Boarshurst hit the Street for Queen tribute act

May 17, 2016
Boarshurst Silver Band play their part in celebrating the 90th Birthday of Her Majesty the Queen.


Boarshurst look back to the future

March 27, 2016
Boarhurst Band has been looking towards the future with new signings, moves and a trip to Holland.


Successful pinch of Garlick at Boarshurst

June 26, 2015
The addition of a bit of musical Garlick has certainly led to some tasty things on the menu at Boarshurst Silver.

Dave Collins

Boarshurst link with Collins

September 17, 2014
The Boarshurst Band will be linking up for new musical projects with composer in residence Dave Collins.


Garlick takes the baton at Boarshurst

June 19, 2014
James Garlick has been appointed the new MD at Boarshurst Silver.

David Ashworth

Ashworth leaves Boarshurst post

May 07, 2014
After six successful year the David W Ashowrth and Boarshurst (Greenfield) Silver Band partnership comes to an end.


New signings for Boarshurst

February 05, 2014
A batch of new signings boost the Boarshurst ranks ahead of Blackpool.


New faces at Boarshurst

November 08, 2013
New players join the ranks at Boarshurst ahead of new contest season.


No more Garlick on the Boarshurst musical menu

November 06, 2013
Increasing work and family commitments means that James Garlick has had to step down from his playing roleat Boarshurst Band after two successful years.

Boarshurst MD, Dave Ashworth

Interview with David Ashworth

January 21, 2013
4BR Editor Iwan Fox catches up with Boarshurst Silver MD, David Ashworth 24 hours after he led his band to their second successive Third Section Butlins title.

Russell Gray in action

Gray to lead conducting weekend

November 09, 2012
Russell Gray is putting the final touches to his forthcoming conducting course weekend at Boarshurst Band Club.


Great days at Boarshurst

July 20, 2010
Boarshurst Silver are on their best run of form for 161 years.


New duo at Boarshurst

February 02, 2010
There is a brace of new players at Boarshurst Band ahead of the Areas.


160th celebrations at Boarshurst

December 26, 2009
160 years of brass banding in Greenfield is celebrated by the Boarshurst Band with a new march.


Boarshurst open up

September 15, 2009
Boarshurst open the door to Harrogate preview for Oldham and Dobcross.


Beer helps!

September 06, 2009
Members of Boarshurst Band are hitting the beer to help a great cause.


Boarshurst set to celebrate

April 23, 2009
The 160th anniversary of the Boarshurst Band will be a special year long event...


New signings at Boarshurst

January 07, 2009
Someone has been busy making sure the Christmas wish list came true...


Government guidance disappointing and unjustified

July 11 • The Making Music organisation that represents over 200,000 musicians has called the Government's latest response to leisure time musical activities, "disappointing and unjustified"...


Scots maintain pause on banding return

July 11 • The Scottish Brass Band Association has advised its bands not to return to playing for the foreseeable future.


Brass Band World magazine: Latest edition out now...

July 10 • The April edition of Brass Band World magazine is now out and once again its packed with articles, features, reviews and things of interest on every page...

Peter Moore

A little classy touch of humour at this time of stress...

July 10 • This will put a smile on your face this morning for all the right brass playing reasons...

Black Dyke Band - Cory - Brass on Sunday Gala Concert

Sunday 13 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, B12EA

Black Dyke Band - Swiss Nationals Gala Concert

Saturday 19 September • KKL, Europaplatz 1, 6005 Luzern, Switzerland 6000

Contest: scaba Own Choice Test & Hymn tune

Sunday 27 September • The Hawth in Crawley, West Sussex RH10 6YZ

Contest: Swiss National Championships

Saturday 28 November • Stravinski Hall, Montreaux. Claude-Nobs 5, 1820 Montreaux, Switzerland 1820

Contest: Swiss National Championships

Sunday 29 November • Stravinski Hall, Montreaux. Claude-Nobs 5, 1820 Montreaux, Switzerland 1820

Cheltenham Silver Band

July 9 • Cheltenham Silver Band is a 3rd section band looking for a new Musical Director.. We would like an enthusiastic conductor who will work closely with the band, committee and the training band MD to foster an enjoyable, supportive and creative atmosphere.

Newbridge Band

July 5 • Newbridge Celynen Brass Band are a 4th section band based in South Wales who have vacancies for the following seats:. . Front Row Cornets, Horns. Baritone, Euphonium. Bb Bass, Eb Bass. Tuned Percussion

Chadderton Band

July 3 • 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 most welcome.

John Maines

BA (Hons)
Presenter, compere and conductor


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