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Murphy takes a back seat

February 11, 2010
Flugel star Lucy Murphy steps down from flugel seat at Fairey (Geneva)


Fairey to enjoy Geneva sponsorship

December 07, 2009
The Fairey Band will now be known as The Fairey (Geneva) Band, as they tie up 3 year sponsorship deal.


Fairey open up for Nationals

October 13, 2009
If you want to find out how Fairey are doing as they prepare for the Albert Hall, then go along to their open rehearsals.


Death of Norman Ashcroft

July 09, 2009
The death of former Fairey principal cornet player Norman Ashcroft has been announced.


Fairey open their Empire

June 23, 2009
North west challengers set to open up before their Preston assault.


Revamped Fariey hit the web

April 20, 2009
The new look Fairey website has hit the interweb...


Fairey's young and old

March 20, 2009
Fairey's to reach out to the new stars of the future.


Doctor's papers for Fairey!

March 03, 2009
It very nearly went belly up for Fairey before the North West Area as their own Doctor very nearly missed the trip...


Fairey's open Salute

February 24, 2009
North West challengers set to open their doors on Salute to Youth this week.


Walkley is new sop at Fairey

January 26, 2009
After his departure from Leyland, Nick Walkley takes the soprano seat at rivals Faireys.


New Associate at Faireys

January 22, 2009
Fairey announce Jeff Sparkes as their new associate conductor.


Fairey hand out their prezzies

December 14, 2008
Fairey recently handed out their annual awards and launched their Patron's Scheme as they closed their 2008 season in fine style.


Fairey's Festive Farewells

December 02, 2008
Fairey to say festive farewell to two outstanding young players.


Fairey open up to thrill

November 10, 2008
Fairey prepare for Brass in Concert by opening the doors.


Faireys at the Louvre!

November 01, 2008
The Fairey Band recently won over a new set of artistic fans — at the Louvre in Paris no less.


Fairey led workshop

October 19, 2008
Fairey Band members lead workshop in Durham.


Fairey open up too!

October 06, 2008
North West challengers open their rehearsal door ahead of National assault.


Fairey changes for Open

September 03, 2008
Fairey announce temporary changes for British Open.


Fairey announce Bridgewater programme

September 01, 2008
Fairey announce Great Northern Festival programme to feature euphonium soloist Matthew White.

Fairey Band

Fairey set for Festival

March 04, 2008
After taking part at Blackpool this weekend, Fairey will be looking towards their appearance at the Deutsche Rundfunk (WDR) International Brass Festival in April.

Mark Bousie

Bousie joins Fairey

February 14, 2008
Euphonium star Mark Bousie has joined Fairey.


Judges announced for Foden's Solo & Ensemble competition

September 21 • There is an impressive line-up of judges to be impressed at the 10th anniversary Foden's Solo & Ensemble Competition — so make sure you get your entries in.

Top pro prize image help from Boarshurst principal

September 20 • An image of Boarshurst Band's principal cornet player Ryan Ashley will be seen travellers throughout the region after inspiring an award winning photographer.

Brass BAND radio

Radio: Top Brass

September 20 • John Maines makes a welcome return to the airwaves with his new programme packed with great music.


Exceptional contributions recognised with BBE Awards

September 20 • The outstanding work of Paul Hindmarsh, Tabby Kerwin, Glenis Smith, Sam Wyne and Nigel Birch has been recognised with Brass Band England Awards.

The Marple Band - Marple Band Autumn Concert

Friday 16 October • Marple Methodist Church, Church Lane, Marple SK6 6AY

The Marple Band - Marple and Hawk Green Bands Concert Compstall

Saturday 7 November • St Pauls Church, Compstall Rd, Compstall, Stockport, Cheshire SK6 5HU

The Marple Band - Marple Band Family Christmas Concert

Friday 18 December • Marple Conservative Club, church Lane, Marple, SK6 6AY

Contest: Butlins Mineworkers Festival

Saturday 9 January • Roman Bank, Ingoldmells, Skegness PE25 1NJ

Contest: Butlins Mineworkers Festival

Sunday 10 January • Roman Bank, Ingoldmells, Skegness PE25 1NJ

Chadderton Band

September 16 • 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. Most welcome to come along and have a blow give us a try.

Amesbury Town Band

September 16 • Players and beginners of any standard are always warmly welcomed especially some more solo cornets and a spare percussionists to help out existing players. Feel free to drop in even if you just fancy a blow or want to try another instrument. After Covid!

Bollington Brass Band

September 14 • To complete our band line up once COVID restrictions are lifted we require a Bass Trombone, Percussionist (Kit) and 2nd Baritone player. We practice Mon and Thurs 8-10pm at Bollington Arts Centre. (Nr Macclesfield/Stockport) Currently NW 1st Section.

Gordon Eddison

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


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