Flowers regain contest prestige and ambition with Butlins victory under David Childs.
January 16 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Jeremy Smith of Yamaha to find out more about the launch of the brand new Neo and Custom euphonium.
January 14 • It's Butlins joy for 3BA Brass and Shirland as they take the Youth and Junior titles in Skegness
January 13 • Butlins titles and big money payouts for Eccles Borough, Haydock, Hoover Bolton and Stamford Brass as the 2018 contesting year gets underway in Skegness.
January 13 • The Butlins Mineworkers Festival heralds the UK launch of the brand new Neo and Custom euphonium from Yamaha.
January 13 • A new 4BR venture will help traders revolutionise the way in which they reach a worldwide customer base...
January 12 • Make sure you visit the Band Supplies team at Butlins this weekend to bag yourselves a bargain with pounds to spare
January 12 • Pennine Music has just launched its 2018 Brass Band Music Catalogue — and you can start browsing through it at home and at Skegness this weekend.
January 12 • 2018 will be the 'Year of Banding' in Norway after both its government and Monarch recognise a century and more of organised success — led by Eikanger Bjorsvik.
January 14 • All the action from the 2018 Butlins Mineworkers Festival — As it happened.
January 11 • 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 • 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 • 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 9 • Conductors: Ian Porthouse & Lara Tingay. Guest Soloist: Gareth Small. Ebbw Vale Leisure Centre. Saturday 6th January
January 8 • Conductor: Byron Fulcher. Regent Hall. Friday 5th January
January 8 • Featuring: Brighouse & Rastrick, Grimethorpe Colliery, City of Coventry, GUS (Footwear), Hanwell. Conductors: Sir Arthur Bliss, Eric Ball, Frank Wright, Walter B. Hargreaves. Pye Records: NPL18200
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January 13 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Jeremy Smith of Yamaha to find out more about the launch of the brand new Neo and Custom euphonium
January 6 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Halle Orchestra Principal Trumpet player Gareth Small and Ian Porthouse.
November 26 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Valaisia Brass Band MD, Arsene Duc following their victory at the Swiss National Championship.
November 11 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Lito Fontana, the inspirational figure behind the success of the Italian National Championships.
Friday 19 January • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE
Saturday 20 January • Morley Town Hall, Morley, Leeds LS27 8DX
Saturday 20 January • Reading Central Salvation Army RG1 7JR
Saturday 20 January • Hull City Hall. 67 Carr Lane,. Kingston upon Hull HU1 3RQ
Sunday 21 January • Christ Church, Sude Hill, New Mill, Holmfirth HD9 7BL
January 17 • Derwent Brass | Championship | Midlands invites applications for PERCUSSION. At Derwent Brass percussion is an important and integral part of the band. We are looking for a talented percussionist, ideally with good tuned ability, to complete the section.
January 17 • *PRINCIPAL TROMBONE*. The Milnrow Band has a vacancy for Principal trombone.. Our own Bandroom is easily accessible by car (J21 M62) or by the Manchester Metrolink.
January 17 • *Cornet Vacancies* Due to maternity leave and work commitments, The Milnrow Band has immediate vacancies for 2 FIRST CLASS CORNET PLAYERS (positions negotiable). Our own Bandroom is easily accessible by car (J21 M62) or by the Manchester Metrolink.
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