Banders Unite for Manchester

Published on May 26th, 2017

The tragic and awful events of the 22nd of May 2017 have touched many lives up and down the country, but have also been characterised by ordinary people showing their kindness and resolve in the wake... Read More


REPORT & RESULTS: Holme Valley Contest 2017

Published on May 23rd, 2017

Holmfirth Civic Hall played host to the fantastic Holme Valley Contest last Sunday (21st May, 2017) which saw Hade Edge, Skelmanthorpe Prospect & Thurlestone Band taking gold in their respective sections. Competing in Section C, Thurlestone... Read More


Keith Fairburn Funeral Details Announced

Published on May 19th, 2017

The Kippax Band have confirmed the funeral arrangements for the Keith Fairburn whose death was announced earlier in the week. A service will be held at St Mary’s Church, Kippax at 1.00pm on Thursday 25th May... Read More


Bags Are Packed At Foden’s

Published on May 18th, 2017

On Saturday 20th May, Foden’s will travel to Aalborg, Denmark to provide a gala concert following the Aalborg Brass Festival as well as a day time concert on Sunday The Aalborg Music Festival was founded in... Read More


Death of Keith Fairburn Announced

Published on May 17th, 2017

It is with great sadness that the Kippax Band announce the death of Keith Fairburn. Keith passed away in St. James’ Hospital Leeds, after a short illness linked to ongoing health issues. It is especially poignant... Read More


BBC Sounds of Brass

Published on May 17th, 2017

BBC Sounds of Brass radio programme list – Sunday 21st May 2017 Remembering Gordon Langford CARNIVAL DAY (Gordon Langford) DAISY BELL (Henry Dacre arr. Gordon Langford) River City Brass Band  (Conductor Robert Bernat) SULLIVAN FANTASY (Sir... Read More


Pershore Prices Drop For Midsummer Festival

Published on May 17th, 2017

After the success of reduced price tickets at last year’s event, tickets for this year’s Pershore Midsummer Brass Festival will cost just £7.50 for a full 12 hour programme of music. Pershore Midsummer Brass 2017 will take... Read More


Webb Takes the Middleton Baton

Published on May 17th, 2017

Middleton Band are delighted to announce the appointment of Les Webb as their Musical Director. A spokesperson for the band told A4B: ‘Les was selected by the band from a strong field of experienced and talented... Read More


Cory Band Deliver The Spirit of Brass

Published on May 16th, 2017

The World’s No.1 ranked brass band, The Cory Band, took time out following their return from Ostend where they competed at the European Brass Band Championships, to record the new work that has been penned for... Read More

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