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Aldbourne tribute to stalwart

February 22, 2021
The Aldbourne Band has paid tribute to it former President, Jesse Jones who has passed away.


Aldbourne youth gain glimpse into possible Army future

January 26, 2021
Musician Robinson-Plain of the Band of the Household Cavalry was the inspirational guest on the Aldbourne Youth Band's recent Zoom get together.


Aldbourne opt for duet approach to Open and National assault

August 03, 2019
West of England contenders to be conducted by the exciting brace of Ivan Meylemans and Lee Skipsey at Birmingham and London.

Glyn Williams

Aldbourne to get double euph lead

July 18, 2018
Glyn Williams joins David Thornton to spearhead the Aldbourne musical assault at British Open.

David Hirst

New Odyssey direction at Aldbourne

January 09, 2018
The experienced David Hirst will direct Aldbourne Band at the forthcoming West of England Area Championship in Torquay.


Odds change at Aldbourne as Johnson leaves MD role

December 23, 2017
The eight year partnership between David Johnson and Aldbourne Band has come to an end after MD says the musical odds are no longer in his favour.


Aldbourne keep dry with their musical focus

September 06, 2017
Aldbourne Band's final 'Pond Concert' proved to be a splendidly dry and wry occasion.


Quintessentially perfect English...

August 14, 2017
Aldbourne entertain their audience amid a backdrop that could have come out of an episode of The Archers....


Friends boost Aldbourne coffers

June 06, 2017
The Aldbourne Band has some very generous friends it seems after they give them a co-operative boost.

Lionel Barnes

Aldbourne mark 61 years of remarkable Barnes

April 20, 2017
61 years of amazing baritone playing service by Lionel Barnes has been marked by the Aldbourne Band.

Lone Wolf

Aldbourne unleash their Lone Wolf

October 04, 2016
The Aldbourne Band will be holding their open rehearsal on 'Journey of the Lone Wolf' tonight.

Liz Lane

Aldbourne's Antiphony proves a compositional hit

March 04, 2016
Composer Liz Lane pays tribute to Albourne's antiphonal approach.


Aldbourne welcome back Johnson

January 15, 2016
The Aldbourne Band has re-united with David Johnson to rekindle their Albert Hall aspirations in Torquay.


Aldbourne to miss stalwart

December 19, 2015
The sound of Christmas won't be the same at Aldbourne Band this year — for the first time in over 80 years...

Dave Hayward

Hayward leads Brass Tactics Day

November 22, 2015
Well known conductor Dave Hayward leads a great Brass Tactics Day in Aldbourne.


Report & Results: 2015 SWBBA Torquay

November 10, 2015
Aldbourne reclaim SWBBA title with dance and a cry of alleluia with section awards to St Stythians, Pendeen Silver and Soundhouse Brass Juniors.


Sarsen Songmen and Japanese Drummers help Aldbourne trainers

October 25, 2015
It's not often you get to hear a brass band with accompanying Sarsen Songmen and Japanese Taiko Drummers...


Aldbourne set for Amboise connection

June 05, 2015
The Aldbourne Band will be making the trip to Amboise to play in the French Open this weekend.


Pippen to cox Aldbourne at Grand Shield

May 06, 2015
Jonathan Pippen will lead West of England challengers Aldbourne at the Grand Shield this weekend.

Eric Ball

Hayward impresses with his long Ball tactics...

November 19, 2014
David Hayward has been instilling the benefits of the long Ball tactical game with a new generation of brass band players...


Johnson tenure to end at Aldbourne

September 17, 2014
The highly successful musical partnership between conductor David Johnson and the Aldbourne Band is to come to an end after four years.

Harry Sheppard

Aldbourne's 103 year old token of appreciation

September 24, 2013
The history books at Aldbourne have gained a wonderful century old token of appreciation.


Johnson delight at Aldbourne destiny

September 27, 2011
4BR talks to Aldbourne's MD David Johnson following their victory at the Cheltenham.


Aldbourne hat trick

September 20, 2011
First Section contenders claim a hat trick of firsts — but really want to make it a quartet.


Aldbourne to help losers...

April 26, 2011
Losing is such a wonderful feeling for Aldbourne's MD Dave Johnson...

Mode for

Positive Mode for support on International Women's Day

March 8 • Gyda Matland, Helen Harrelson and Toni Durrant become Artists in Association with Mode for... to help support well being and positive mental health in the brass band movement.


Wales to lead on Women in Brass Bands

March 7 • New Welsh body to host an free open forum discussion on the topic of women in brass bands.


Hutchinson to help National Youth Band to open virtual doors

March 7 • The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain will host a 'virtual open-day' in April — and its free to attend.


BML has all the talented dance moves

March 7 • The young players of the BML Talents Band in Switzerland have been inspired to add a few dance steps to their repertoire.

Contest: 100thSpring Festival

Saturday 8 May • 97 Church St, Blackpool, FY1 1HL

Contest: 168th British Open

Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA

Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH

Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH

Contest: National Brass Band Championship of Great Britain

Saturday 2 October • Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 2AP

The Marple Band

March 2 • Are you looking for a change of scene after lockdown has ended. The Marple Band are a friendly group of 1st Section musicians who are looking for an Eb Bass and Bb Bass player and tutti cornets.

Crewe Brass

February 26 • Following the Government announcement, Crewe Brass are looking to resume COVID compliant rehearsals in the summer. We are looking for a Tuned Percussionist. We have all the gear & instruments and need someone to play them !! They are here waiting for you.

Chadderton Band

February 25 • Chadderton Band is a very friendly non contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are looking for players of any age and ability on all sections of the band + EUPH Drums. Please come along to one of our rehearsals give us a try.

David Barringer

Conductor and Adjudicator


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