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Bradwell Delight In New Principal

Published on January 1st, 2017

Bradwell Silver Band is delighted to welcome David Wilson as the new Principal Cornet effective from 1st January 2017. Former Principal Julia Hollis takes over from Adam Chappell in the Soprano seat with Adam moving to... Read More


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Besses Boys Reunite Wilkinson Brothers

Published on December 31st, 2016

Think of Christmas and images come to mind of mince pies, carolling, family reunions and community spirit. Besses Boys Band delivered all four at their annual Christmas Concert at the Longfield Suite, Prestwich, last weekend. Mark... Read More


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Downton Bring Festive Cheer

Published on December 31st, 2016

Downton Band has had a busy Christmas period giving three festive concerts, a carol service, a December wedding and a visit to a retirement home to entertain the residents. And on top of all that the... Read More


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David Lancaster Takes York Railway Helm

Published on December 31st, 2016

York Railway Institute Band is pleased to announce the appointment of David Lancaster as Musical Director. Originally from Wigan, Dr David Lancaster began his musical career on cornet with Pemberton Old Band. He won the Alexander... Read More


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New Duo Arrive At Enderby

Published on December 31st, 2016

Leicestershire-based Enderby Band are delighted to announce two new signings to bolster their solo cornet bench. Skye Wilson joins the band on 3rd Solo Cornet and Josie Allen joins as the band’s new Principal Cornet. Skye... Read More


Contests

Brass At The Guild Closing Date

Published on December 30th, 2016

The organisers of the 2017 Brass at the Guild & 2017 British Open Youth Championship events wish to remind bands that the closing date for both competitions is Monday 2nd January. Whilst entries are healthy for... Read More


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New Uppermill MD Makes Great Start

Published on December 30th, 2016

New MD at Uppermill Band Dean Redfern, is off to a flying start after recently directing the Band to a third place at the Rochdale Contest, their best result in recent years. Dean, who decided to... Read More


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Knapton To Lead Kippax

Published on December 30th, 2016

Kippax Band are pleased to announce that they have engaged the services of Musical Director Ian Knapton to lead the band through a very busy festive schedule and then on to the Yorkshire Area contest in... Read More


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Kirsten Scott Returns To Foden’s

Published on December 30th, 2016

Foden’s are pleased to announce the signing of Kirsten Stott (Thomas) who joins on 2nd Cornet. Kirsten originally joined Foden’s aged 16 in 1985 on Flugel Horn and was instrumental in helping the band win numerous... Read More


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New Soprano Player At Blidworth

Published on December 30th, 2016

The Blidworth Welfare Band are pleased to announce a new signing ahead of their promotion back into the Championship section in 2017. John Randle started playing at the age of 7 with Bulkington Silver and was... Read More


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