March 15, 2018
4BR looks forward to the battles for qualification places at Stevenage, Durham and Swansea this weekend.
March 13, 2018
All the action from the 2018 West of England Championships - As it happened.
March 13, 2018
All the action from the 2018 Midlands Regional Championships - As it happened.
March 13, 2018
All the action from the 2018 Scottish Championships - As it happened.
March 8, 2018
Bands will be taking to the stage in Perth, Bedworth and Torquay this weekend to try and book their places at the National Finals. 4BR casts its eye over the contenders to come up with the famous kiss of death predictions...
March 4, 2018
All the action from the 2018 Yorkshire Regional Championships - As it happened.
February 28, 2018
It won't just be the bands hoping for the kindly intervention of an omnipotent presence this weekend in Huddersfield to help them get to the National Finals.
February 25, 2018
All the action from the 2018 North West Regional Championships - As it happened.
February 22, 2018
The first Area contest weekend of the year sees a Sunday battle for qualification at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool.
February 21, 2018
4BR Editor Iwan Fox catches up with Lance Sergeant David Lockwood, bass trombonist of The Band of the Irish Guards to find out more about a musical life that has always been linked by family to the Corps of Army Music.
February 18, 2018
Jonathan Sproule, Principal Euphonium of The Band of the Welsh Guards recalls a memorable tour trip to Germany.
February 16, 2018
4BR Editor Iwan Fox finds out more about the remarkable history and ambitious future plans of the Amersham Band.
February 14, 2018
Malcolm Wood talks to the renowned Big Band singer Matt Ford whose inventive musical collaboration with Foden's Band has created more than just ‘Memories of Christmas’.
February 11, 2018
All the action from the 2018 Norwegian National Championships - As it happened.
February 8, 2018
There will be plenty of great things to enjoy in Bergen this weekend - but its an inbuilt sense of pragmatism that keeps the Norwegians ahead of their rivals...
February 7, 2018
The renowned instrument repairers help restore all sorts of things to past glories - from the Premiership Trophy to a 103 year old euphonium.
January 31, 2018
April sees a new financial dawn for Brass Bands England. So can the organisation finally deliver on its promises?
January 21, 2018
4BR Editor Iwan Fox wonders if the killing off of Listen to the Band is more a reflection of the insularity of the brass band movement than the attitude to change of the BBC.
January 14, 2018
All the action from the 2018 Butlins Mineworkers Festival - As it happened.
January 11, 2018
4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks forward to a weekend of keen contesting battles in Skegness as Butlins and the UK banding movement continues to enjoy their early season symbiosis.
January 5, 2018
A chance discovery of a delicate piece of crepe paper falling from the covers of an old book has revealed a 109 year old snapshot of concert life on an Easter Sunday with Besses o' th' Barn Band under the great Alex Owen.
January 3, 2018
Malcolm Wood talks to Brighouse & Rastrick Band Chairman Rob Westacott, to find out more about his new role with the 2017 National Champion and what 2018 has in store for him following his decision to finish competitive playing.
January 1, 2018
EEb tuba player, conductor and 2017 BrassFest UK organiser Rob Tompkins gives his personal view on the banding world and whether Eikanger can still carry all before them in 2018?