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Richard Windle Takes Woodhouse Prize Baton

Published on April 5th, 2018

Woodhouse Prize Band are delighted to announce the successful appointment of Richard Windle as their new Musical Director. The band would firstly like to give a heartfelt thank you to Adam Whittle for conducting the band... Read More


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Heartfield Beats for Skelmanthorpe

Published on April 4th, 2018

Following their recent qualification to the First Section National Finals, Skelmanthorpe Band are delighted to formally announce the appointment of Martin Heartfield as Musical Director. Martin has had a long and illustrious career in the brass... Read More


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Spring Festival Venue Changes

Published on April 3rd, 2018

The organisers of the 98th British Open Spring Festival have been asked by the Winter Gardens management in Blackpool to make bands aware of a possible change to the Spanish Hall venue within its complex. The... Read More


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BBC Sounds of Brass

Published on April 3rd, 2018

BBC Sounds of Brass radio programme list – Sunday 8th April 2018 THJE BOMBADIER  (TJ Powell) Sun Life Stanshawe Band (Conductor Brian Howard) WORLD TOUR (Rodney Newton) Gosport Solent Brass (Conductor Colin Garner) SOFTLY AWAKES MY HEART... Read More


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British Open Test Piece Revealed

Published on April 3rd, 2018

The organisers of the 2018 British Open Championship have announced thatthe set work for the 166th contest which is to be held at Symphony Hall, Birmingham on Saturday 8th September, will be ‘A Brussels Requiem’ by... Read More


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Foden’s Heritage Website Launched

Published on March 30th, 2018

On the 27th March Foden’s Band held a ‘Heritage Concert’ and ‘Heritage Website Launch’ to a capacity audience at Sandbach Town Hall. The concert was a celebration of the bands history as well as marking the... Read More


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Inaugural Scarr Bandstand Festival Announced

Published on March 28th, 2018

The Friends of Scarr Bandstand are pleased to announce the first of what they hope to be an annual open air entertainment contest at this wonderful historic bandstand in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, on the... Read More


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Parsons Brought In At Brackley

Published on March 28th, 2018

Brackley & District Band are delighted to announce that Micah Parsons will be joining them as their new Musical Director. Micah is enthusiastic, energetic, motivated and ambitious, all qualities that are sure to push the band... Read More


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Leyland’s Carter Receives Patron Award

Published on March 27th, 2018

Legendary Tuba star, Bill Carter, was the recipient of the Patrons’ Player of the Year award at Leyland Band’s recent matinee concert at Chorley Town Hall. Bill joined Leyland in 1987 and has variously occupied all... Read More


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Dronfield Heading to Belgium & Cheltenham

Published on March 26th, 2018

Dronfield Genquip Band will once again be representing the region at the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain at Cheltenham Racecourse in September. After appointing their new musical director, Damian Wileman, last year, the band... Read More


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