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Death of David Hughes Announced

Published on June 6th, 2017

A4B has learned of the sad passing of David Hughes, who suffered a stroke earlier in May and died in hospital on the 2nd June at the age of 76. Born in Newbridge, Caerphilly, the ultimate... Read More


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NABBC Conductors Contest Sees Global Entries

Published on June 5th, 2017

On the 10th June the National Association of Brass Band Conductors will hold its annual Conductors Contest at the Fallibroome Academy in Macclesfield Starting at 11am twelve conductors from as far afield as Switzerland, France, and... Read More


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Manchester Hymn Raises £1,000

Published on June 2nd, 2017

The new hymn tune setting of Manchester, released to raised funds for the victims of the Manchester Arena attack, has raised over £1,000 in less than a week. Pennine Music Publishing, the publishers of the work... Read More


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New MD Revealed At Witney Town Band

Published on June 2nd, 2017

Witney Town Band are delighted to announce the recent appointment of Steve Sizeland as their new Musical Director. A spokesperson for the band told A4B: ‘The band are looking to a successful partnership with Steve for... Read More


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Trevor Halliwell Takes Besses Baton

Published on June 2nd, 2017

Besses o’ th’ Barn Band are delighted to announce the appointment of Trevor Halliwell as their new Musical Director. A cornettist from the age of 9, Trevor’s talent was spotted as a young player by members... Read More


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Woodfalls in the Abbey for Charity

Published on June 1st, 2017

The award winning Woodfalls Band will be teaming up with fantastic Mountbatten Community Choir to deliver a concert in the glorious setting of Romsey Abbey in aid of the local cancer charity Jane Scarth House on... Read More


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Brooke’s Army Band March On

Published on May 31st, 2017

On Sunday 28th May, a Team of 75 banders, representing 22 different bands, marched the Manchester 10k to raise money for the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital (RMCH). Brooke’s Barmy Army have raised well over their target... Read More


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Brass Band Exhibition Event Launching In Sheffield

Published on May 31st, 2017

A Boutique Brass Band Exhibition & Networking Event, BrassEx, is being launched this June in Sheffield. Advertised as the first event of its kind, designed to be an informal boutique exhibition and networking event for the... Read More


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