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LIVE: Whit Friday – Coverage & Results

Published on June 9th, 2017

Follow all the action live from Saddleworth & Tameside. Results shall be posted below as soon as they become available:- #whitfriday Tweets FULL RESULTS:- Saddleworth & Oldham District: Area Open Champions: £2,500, 2nd: £1,000, 3rd: £750,... Read More


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Brass In Concert 2017 Judges Announced

Published on June 7th, 2017

The organisers of the Brass in Concert Championship have revealed the line-up of adjudicators for the 41st Festival, which will be held at Sage Gateshead on Sunday 19 November in association with Yamaha, Banks Group and... Read More


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Win A Recording Session For Your Band

Published on June 7th, 2017

You and your band could win a high end studio recording for your brass band by attending BrassEx in Sheffield. Each entrant to this years BrassEx event will be allowed to nominate one band to go... Read More


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How Do I Improvise?

Published on June 7th, 2017

Foden’s look at answering this question in the first of two videos featuring artists John Barber and Andy Scott, courtesy of a funding award from Arts Council England through ‘Grants for the Arts’ for a “Three... Read More


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Whit Friday: Venue Details & Prize Money

Published on June 6th, 2017

The details and prizes up for grabs this coming Friday ‘over the tops’ of Saddleworth & Tameside can be found below. Current weather conditions are being predicted as 16°C and cloudy. Saddleworth & Oldham District: Area... Read More


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BBC Sounds of Brass

Published on June 6th, 2017

BBC Sounds of Brass radio programme list – Sunday 11th June 2017 THE PEACEMAKER (Adolf Lotter) The Regimental Band of The Coldstream Guards (Conductor Major David Marshall) THE MERMAID OF ZENNOR (Philip Harper) The Cornwall Youth... Read More


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Co-op Community Support Aldbourne Band

Published on June 6th, 2017

At the Aldbourne Band’s June Pond concert, which was held in the church because of inclement weather, the Friends of Aldbourne Band received a cheque for £2,511. It was handed over by Co-op store manager, George... Read More


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Lydbrook Sponsorship Sees Unique Performance

Published on June 6th, 2017

To celebrate its corporate sponsorship of Lydbrook Band, Forest of Dean Stone Firms welcomed the band to Barnhill Quarry for a unique performance. Kitted out in hard hats, hi-vis vests and wellies, all 27 members of... Read More


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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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