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Rob Westacott Takes Soprano Seat at Brighouse

Published on May 14th, 2019

The Brighouse & Rastrick Band are pleased to announce to signing of Rob Westacott on Soprano Cornet with immediate effect. Fresh from Brighouse and Rastrick’s appearance at the Europeans, Rob was an invaluable addition to the... Read More


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RESULTS: Welsh League Spring Festival 2019

Published on May 14th, 2019

The Welsh League Spring Festival took place on 11th May at the Willows High School in Cardiff. Full results below… First Section:- 1. BTM (Jeff Hutcherson) Symphony of Marches (Vinter) 2. Pontardulais Town (Paul Jenkins) Of... Read More


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BBE Launch New Coal Powered Contest

Published on May 14th, 2019

Brass Bands England (BBE) is launching a new partnership with the National Coal Mining Museum based in Overton, Wakefield, aiming to celebrate the shared cultural history between bands and coal mining while also highlighting developments made... Read More


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Holme Valley Solo Contest Confirms New Date

Published on May 9th, 2019

The organisers of the 10th Annual Slow Melody and Ensemble competition at Hade Edge band room have confirmed the date for the 2019 will be Saturday 9th November, starting at 10.00am. Graham Bates told A4B: “We... Read More


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Black Dyke Sign Connor Lennon on Soprano Cornet

Published on May 9th, 2019

New Soprano For Black Dyke Black Dyke Band are delighted to announce Connor Lennon as their new soprano cornet. Prof. Nick Childs told A4B: “When Black Dyke realised new work commitments would be a challenge for... Read More


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99th Spring Festival Details Announced

Published on May 9th, 2019

The organisers of the 99th British Open Spring Festival have announced further details for the contests which will take place at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens on Saturday 18th May. The Grand Shield will be the first event... Read More


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