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Fodens

Foden's renew Regent Hall appearance

Foden's to perform on eve of National Championships at Regent Hall — with a preview of the test-piece and a tribute to Philip Biggs to be heard.

October 08, 2019


Geneva Group

Geneva to support next generation of youth in Midlands

The Geneva Group is to part sponsor the ongoing work of the North East Midlands Youth Brass Band.

October 08, 2019


Black Dyke

Black Dyke to showcase their Titan Progress

Black Dyke will showcase their Albert Hall preparations on 'Titan's Progress' with an open rehearsal in Morley this Wednesday.

October 08, 2019


dcbba

Report & Result: 2019 DCBBA Solo, Duet & Quartet

There was plenty of outstanding performances on show in the north east on the weekend — from players aged 8 to 77 plus!

October 08, 2019


Cory

Cory Titan on show in Tonyrefail ahead of Albert Hall challenge

The world's number 1 ranked band will be showcasing their 'Titan's Progress' ahead of their National Final appearance.

October 08, 2019


Berties

Bands ready to provide the entertainment at Pogson Bray

Eight bands will provide the entertainment at the Pogson Bray contest this weekend.

October 08, 2019


Tredeagr

Two Titans for Tredegar ahead of Albert Hall

The Welsh Champion will host two open rehearsals ahead of their Royal Albert Hall appearance.

October 08, 2019


Nathan Waterman

GUS to give Royal send off to Waterman

This weekend will see the respected Nathan Waterman take his final bow with the GUS Band.

October 08, 2019


Whitburn

Whitburn to open up on their Titan challenge

The Whitburn band previews its London challenge under the baton of Garry Cutt.

October 08, 2019


Radio

Radio: Sounds of Brass

Music celebrating Trafalgar Day over the airwaves from Philip Hunt.

October 08, 2019


Bolsover

Report & Results: 2019 Bolsover Festival of Brass

There was plenty of great entertainment on show at the Bolsover Festival of Brass with Skelmanthorpe leading the way alongside Crofton Silver, Chapeltown Silver, Whitworth Vale & Healey and Matlock.

October 06, 2019


Bolsover

Sit back and enjoy a day of brass band entertainment from Bolsover — for free

There can't be anything better to do than log in, sit back and enjoy a full day of brass band entertainment from the Bolsover Festival of Brass — especially as its all free!

October 06, 2019


Thornton

British stars help German brass band confidence

David Thornton and Sheona White have played their part in helping the next generation of young German players gain plenty of brass band confidence.

October 04, 2019


hands

Slaithwaite opts for Matt finish

Matt Hindle becomes the new Music Director at Slaithwaite Band.

October 04, 2019


Flowers

Memorial service to be held for Dennis Chalk BEM

A memorial service os to be held to celebrate the memory of the inspirational Dennis Chalk BEM who died last month.

October 04, 2019


NYBBS

Scotland looks to keep investing in its National Youth

Applications can now be made to become part of the exciting National Youth Brass Bands of Scotland — from 9 to 22 years of age!

October 04, 2019


Tom Stoneman

New MD at Shirley

The Shirley Band opts for a youthful lead of direction with the appointment of RBC graduate Tom Stoneman to lead the Midlanders.

October 04, 2019


lEWSI mERTHYR

Lewis Merthyr gain tattoo exposure

The Lewis Merthyr Band will perform at Europe's leading International Tattoo event in Belgium this weekend.

October 04, 2019


wYHAVON

Wychavon Festival announces different draws

A great Gala Concert and a full day of contesting are the great draws for the bands and audiences at the 30th anniversary Wychavon Festival of Brass next month.

October 03, 2019


Bolsover

Bolsover Festival of Brass ready for worldwide kick-off

There will a full day of brass band entertainment to enjoy for free from the Bolsover Festival of Brass — so make sure you log in on the day...

October 03, 2019


Newtongrange

Report & Result: 2019 Fife Charities

Newtongrange claims a clean-sweep of the silverware in Kirkcaldy with a titanic effort to claim victory under MD Andrew Duncan.

October 01, 2019


dRONBFIELD

Report & Result: 2019 NEDDC Entertainment

Dronfield Genquip takes the entertainment honours after a great three-way battle.

October 01, 2019


Test

Wormald makes Test Valley return

Conductor Chris Wormald has returned to Test Valley Brass to help with their all inclusive musical development

October 01, 2019


radio

Radio: Sounds of Brass

Great brass band music over the airwaves from Philip Hunt

October 01, 2019


Gregson

Gregson speech strikes major chord at BBE Conference

Edward Gregson's keynote speech at the Brass Band England Conference certainly got people thinking, debating and opinionating...

September 29, 2019




Spring Festival

100th Spring Festival announces test-pieces

October 13 • The centenary of the British Open Spring Festival will be marked by a trio of set-works that honour some of the most influential figures in its history.


Cory 2019

Result: 2019 National Championships of Great Britain

October 12 • Cory claim the National title with a performance worthy of the greatest Titans at the Royal Albert Hall.


Welsh Guards

National attractions set for Albert Hall

October 11 • In addition to 20 fantastic bands there are other attractions to enjoy at the Royal Albert Hall this Saturday.


Foden

Don't forget Foden's at Regent Hall

October 11 • If you are London today them why not enjoy a sneak preview of the National Champion on Titan form at Regent Hall


Foden's Band - European 2020 fundraiser - Bier Keller night

Friday 18 October • Sandbach Town Hall, High Street, Sandbach, Cheshire CW11 1AX


Black Dyke Band - Empire Theatre, Consett

Saturday 19 October • Front Street, Consett, County Durham DH8 5AB


Kettering Citadel S A Band -

Saturday 19 October • The Salvation Army, . 36 - 40 Sunnyside, . Diss, Norfolk. IP22 4DS


Richmond Brass Band - Celebration in Brass

Saturday 19 October • St Mary's Church. Church Street. Twickenham TW1 3NJ


Haverhill Silver Band - Present: Haverhill Youth & Community Band - Music

Saturday 19 October • Haverhill Methodist Church,. 28 Camps Rd,. Haverhill CB9 8HF


Chinnor Silver

October 13 • FLUGEL PLAYER required by friendly 2nd section band to complete its line up as we head to the contest season.. Our well attended rehearsals are held in our own bandroom on a wednesday.. We have a good but realistic book of concerts and contests planned


Stannington Brass Band

October 13 • A rare opportunity has arisen to join one of Sheffield's leading bands with a vacancy for an EEb TUBA player to complete our bass section. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests


Frampton on Severn Silver Band

October 13 • We are a friendly non-contesting band in Gloucestershire looking for players, in particular cornets, euphonium and Eb bass, but all are welcome. We play at local events and bandstand jobs, and practice on Tuesday evenings just off J13 of the M5.


David W. Ashworth

RSCM, ABBA Exec Member, NABBC PRO.
Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator


               

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