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Fanfare for Hammonds’ New Banners

Published on April 25th, 2019

Hammonds band took delivery of their new stand banners courtesy of Fanfare North and Dave Ashworth. This adds to the range of clothing including polo-shirts, shell jackets and hoodies that the band wear that were made... Read More


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English Trio Heading to Montreux

Published on April 25th, 2019

This weekend will see a trio of young English brass and percussion musicians heading off to Switzerland to take part in the 2019 European Youth Brass Band (EYBB) as part of the European Brass Band Championships.... Read More


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Butlins 2020 Test Pieces Revealed

Published on April 18th, 2019

The set works chosen to test the bands at next year’s Butlins Mineworkers Open Championships have now been released. The festival will be held at the Skegness Resort on the weekend of the 10th-13th January. Championship... Read More


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Russian Connection For Lewis Merthyr

Published on April 17th, 2019

This past week, Rhondda’s Lewis Merthyr Band were delighted to welcome an international guest in the form of Associate Professor Artem Ananiev of the famous Tchaikovsky Conservatoire in Moscow. Professor Ananiev was visiting Wales in connection... Read More


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Top Team at Tullis Leads Next Centenary

Published on April 17th, 2019

2019 marks the centenary year for The Tullis Russell Mills Band and in addition to reflecting upon the last 100 years with a busy series of celebratory concerts, premieres and a CD release, Tullis is also... Read More


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National Finals Test Pieces Revealed

Published on April 10th, 2019

The Test Pieces for the National Championships of Great Britain 2019 have been revealed. CHAMPIONSHIP SECTION: Titan’s Progress – Hermann Pallhuber Commissioned by Austria’s leading brass band, Brass Band Oberoesterreich, Titan’s Progress is a series of... Read More


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Oakmead School Band Reflect on Reunion Success

Published on April 10th, 2019

A school brass band from Bournemouth celebrated its 60th anniversary in March with a concert at the Hallmark Carlton Hotel in Bournemouth. The band was formed in 1959 at the Oakmead School for Boys in West... Read More


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Hoyle In One For Skelmanthorpe

Published on April 10th, 2019

The Skelmanthorpe Band are delighted to announce the signing of Derek Hoyle, as their new Solo Eb Bass Player. Derek started playing at the age of 7 in the Salvation Army on Tenor Horn. Throughout his... Read More


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