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No more M1 travel for Bond

May 26, 2024
The musical partnership between Christopher Bond and City of Cardiff (M1) Band has come to an end.

Meirion Davies

New sop role for Davies

May 10, 2024
The experienced Meirion Davies has joined City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Band on soprano cornet.

Megan Jones

New cornet addition to City of Cardiff

August 30, 2023
Talented young cornet player Megan Jones has joined City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Band


Westacott signs for City of Cardiff

August 23, 2022
Albert Hall contender welcomes signing of Claire Westacott ahead of a busy Autumn schedule of events and contests.


New horn addition at City of Cardiff

January 15, 2022
Tom Goodman becomes the latest addition to the ranks at City of Cardiff (Melingriffith).


Taylor service thanked

October 29, 2021
Six years of outstanding performances with City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) come to an end as prize winning tenor horn player Lowenna Taylor returns to Cornwall.


Injection of talent and energy at City of Cardiff

August 30, 2021
Four new players join the ranks of the top section City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Band.

Touch trust

Give me sunshine...

July 29, 2020
City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Band brings some musical sunshine to help a great fund raising campaign for a pioneering charity based in Cardiff.


Cardiff welcomes new flugel appointment

July 15, 2020
Cerys Hughes has joined the City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Band on flugel horn as the band looks to build for the future.


Talented quartet joins City of Cardiff ranks

August 25, 2019
The City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Band has welcomed four new talented players to their ranks.

Martyn Ford

Ford invests in Cardiff

June 09, 2019
One Ford investment that will be made in Wales comes with the appointment of the new conductor at Melingriffith 2 (M2) Band.


Seaman takes leave for new ventures

January 25, 2019
Nigel Seaman has ended his musical association with City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) as he seeks new ports of call.


Bond takes up Cardiff residency for 2019

December 24, 2018
Christopher Bond has been appointed the new resident conductor of City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Band.


Musicwearetc enjoys tie up

October 14, 2018
Musicwearetc enjoyed providing a great tie up to the City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Band


Famous Welsh name returns to the Albert Hall

October 05, 2018
The Melingriffith Band will appear on the Albert Hall stage after an absence of nearly 50 years this weekend.

Garry Cutt

Cutt above the rest for City of Cardiff

January 25, 2018
The City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Band hopes that their link with Garry Cutt for the Welsh Regional contest will lead to Albert Hall qualification over their rivals.

Andy Wareham

Welsh partnership comes to an end

November 09, 2017
The musical partnership between Andy Wareham and City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) M2 Band has come to an end.


City of Cardiff celebrate another year of progress

June 25, 2016
The City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) organisation continues to give amazing opportunities to players young and old.

Lowenna Taylor

Taylor made for Band Cymru horn star

May 27, 2016
Lowenna Taylor of City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) certainly made a huge impression on the judges in winning the 'Best Soloist' award in the televised Band Cymru Competition this year.

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Cardiff sign up new talent for Swansea!

February 12, 2016
City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) M1 have been making plenty of important signings as they look to impress in Swansea.

Jack Capstaff

Jack's the lad for M2

February 02, 2016
The talented student Jack Capstaff has taken the baton with the City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) M2 Band.

Nigel Seaman

Seaman takes helm at City of Cardiff

October 27, 2015
Nigel Seaman takes over the conducting duties at City of Cardiff (Melingriffith).

Iestyn Davies

Davies plugs Leak at City of Cardiff

August 04, 2015
Experienced cornet signing Iestyn Davies takes on principal cornet role as City of Cardiff strengthen ahead of Cheltenham National Finals.

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Report & Results: 2015 Merthyr Tydfil Welsh League Contest

May 19, 2015
Domestic rivalries produce plenty of fine playing as City of Cardiff lead the way in the first leg of the 2015 Welsh League series in Merthyr Tydfil.

City of Cardiff

New signings boost M1 road to Swansea

February 02, 2015
A batch of new signings will boost City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) ahead of their Porthcawl and Swansea appearances.

Chris Binns

Binns returns to Milnrow

July 13 • Christopher Binns returns to his musical starting point to take the conducting reins.

Amersham Band

Amersham prepares for festival celebration

July 13 • The Amersham Band organisation will working towards its inaugural Music Festival later this month.


Gates closed on exciting recording project

July 13 • The second part of an exciting recording project of the music of composer Dorothy Gates has just been completed with the help of Brighouse & Rastrick Band, Onyx Brass and Isobel Daws.


Cory duo to join Drogheda

July 13 • Glyn and Helen Williams will head to Drogheda to be part of their forthcoming Summer Sounds course.


Sunday 14 July • Pemberton Old Wigan Brass Bands. Enfield Street,. Pemberton,. Wigan WN5 8DZ


Friday 19 July • Pemberton Old Wigan Band . Enfield Street,. Pemberton,. Wigan. WN5 8DZ

Barnsley Brass - Stephen Sykes, Principal Trombone of The Cory Band

Saturday 20 July • St Mary's Church, Kippax, Leeds LS25 7HF

Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Skelmanthorpe Band

Sunday 21 July • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW

Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Phoenix Brass

Sunday 28 July • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW

Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band

July 13 • Our welcoming non-contesting band, based near Maidenhead, Bracknell and Reading, seeks: . Solo Euphonium . 1st Horn . Percussion, kit and tuned: we have a lovely pair of timps! . Solo Cornet to complete the front-row line-up. 2nd Cornet

Newtown Silver Band

July 12 • Musical Director. Following the retirement of our current Musical Director after 40 years of loyal service the band is seeking a new Musical Director to take the band forward. We are a 3rd section band with a busy programme and enthusiastic members. .

Epping Forest Band

July 12 • Required: We are a friendly 2nd section band in Essex. We are in need of a Tenor Horn , cornet (position negotiable) and a Kit player. We have our own band room and full percussion is provided

Gordon Eddison

B Ed (Hons). Member AoBBA.
Conductor and Adjudicator.


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