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2010: August

August 11, 2010
The 4BR post bag is starting fill up once again with views and opinions.

2010: July

July 11, 2010
A small but opinionated trickle of post has reached us. Perhsp it's been the distraction of the World Cup...

2010: June

June 9, 2010
More comments from the Masters and English National to North East bands and the mystery of a long dead composer...

2010: May

May 27, 2010
It's been a while, but we have the Brits against Brock, Tip top Ton and great useless facts — and even the identity of who cracked the enigma code first..

2010: April

April 27, 2010
Some people have been getting a bit hot under the collar...

2010: February

February 22, 2010
4BR hypocrisy, great boobs, Butlins and much more as we head twards the Areas...

2010: January

January 29, 2010
More on review front, the first thoughts on Butlins and a thank you to an Aussie...

2009: December (21st December onwards)

December 21, 2009
Lots to argue with over you turkey and Christmas pudding as Santa brings a full bag of mail from around the banding world

2009: December

December 11, 2009
From a Spanish palaver to a Lawro defence — its been one of those mail bags...

2009: November (21st November onwards)

November 21, 2009
A postbag full of Brass in Concert, Meadgate and more — plus some irate punters too...

2009: November

November 13, 2009
Lots more comments — from PLC's to Bavarian Stompers, muted responses and snobbish attitudes...

2009: October

October 15, 2009
Lots about Peter Graham — good, bad and even something for the nutters and saddos out there...

2009: September (16th September onwards)

September 25, 2009
More and more from the British Open — and plenty of opinions it has raised too!

2009: September

September 15, 2009
From Mead to Mortimer and plenty about adjudicators. Something has got you riled...

2009: August

August 23, 2009
Difficult decisions, baritone brains, missing sops and more as we head to the end of the August break..

2009: July

July 25, 2009
The usual post bag — from strange artistic morals to a lost Cavalier...

2009: June

June 9, 2009
The joys of the contesting scene — from Whit Friday to the English Nationals and a bit more besides...

2009: May

May 29, 2009
More from the 4BR postbag — from the Masters to moans about the rankings — and much, much, more...

2009: April

April 16, 2009
Facts and figures, flying fingers and even a bit of Bob Dylan. A normal postbag then...

2009: March

March 21, 2009
More views and opinions from around the regions and we head for the final trio this weekend in Darlington, Stevenage and Dundee.

Contest: London & SC Regional Championships

Saturday 17 March • Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage SG1 1LZ

Contest: Welsh Regional Championships

Saturday 17 March • Brangwyn Hall, The Guildhall, Swansea SA1 4PE

Contest: North of England Regional Championships

Saturday 17 March • The Gala Theatre, 1 Millennium Place, Durham DH1 1WA

Black Dyke Band - Victoria Hall, Bolton

Saturday 17 March • 37 Knowsley St, Bolton BL1 2AS

Contest: London & SC REgional Championships

Sunday 18 March • Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage SG1 1LZ

Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band

March 17 • Musical Director due to work commitments, the Wakefield Metropolitan Band seeks applications for this position. 1st section band with a 5th place at the areas. We require someone with the drive and ambition to take us to the next level is this you ?

Walsall Brass Band

March 17 • WALSALL BRASS BAND are looking for Cornets, 1st Baritone, 2nd Euphonium, Bb Bass and Percusion.

Cheshire Constabulary Band

March 17 • We are urgently looking for a Tenor Horn, Cornet and snare drummers (for our Corps of drums). Smart friendly well run band with varied engagements, just one rehearsal a week. Open to all walks of life ( you do not need to work for the Police!)

David W. Ashworth

Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator