December 30, 2010
The discovery of a lost ledger charting 65 years of unique Foden's history has been found by Allan Littlemore.
November 5, 2010
4BR recalls the story of one of the worst pit disasters in history, and how it almost destroyed one of the most famous bands of the Edwardian era - Wingates Temperance.
August 4, 2010
Was the remarkable Gracie Cole the first female to play with Grimethorpe in a contest - some 68 years before Sheona White? 4BR looks at the intriguing story of the great female pioneer.
April 2, 2010
Just like the Jules Rimet Trophy, the brass band world once had a World Cup - and Pickles the dog has never found it since it went missing. 4BR looks back at a very peculiar tale...
February 12, 2010
30 years ago a very curious contest took place in Wales. It is a tale of intrigue, duplicity, shabby politics and even shabbier people. And at its centre there was a crook called Robert D. Alexander.
January 7, 2010
A contest that profit shared, had open adjudication, pre draws, free bandsmen tickets and took place at the Albert Hall? So why did the WD & HO Wills Contest only last 4 years?.