London & Southern Counties, North and Wales
Stevenage, Durham and Swansea
17-18 March 2018.
Taff Vale Brass claim the Third Section honours on their contest debuts and are joined in Cheltenham by Usk.
March 17 • City of Norwich delivers the winning Napoleonic performance off the number one draw in Stevenage.
March 17 • Spennymoor Town makes it a clean sweep as they head to Cheltenham with fellow qualifiers and debutants Tewit Silver.
March 16 • Snowfall on the way to Swansea and some road closures near to the Brangwyn Hall on Saturday morning may cause problems for bands at the Welsh Regional Championship.
March 16 • The good news continues for Scottish banding as Cory's forthcoming visit to Perth creates ticket demand.
March 16 • The biannual Band Cymru competition will begin broadcasting on 25th March culminating in a live final with up to £10,000 at stake.
March 16 • A brand new Sunday Brass Series of concerts is now being broadcast live over the internet from Boarshurst Band Club. All you have to do is sit back, log in and enjoy...
March 16 • The Italian Brass Band has set up a crowdfunding page to help get them to Utrecht to defend their European Challenge Section title.
March 16 • The Oxted Band certainly looked the part when they picked up a clan sweep of prizes at the recent scaba Spring Festival Contest in Crawley — thanks to Your Logo Here.
March 15 • 4BR looks forward to the battles for qualification places at Stevenage, Durham and Swansea this weekend.
March 13 • All the action from the 2018 West of England Championships — As it happened.
March 13 • All the action from the 2018 Midlands Regional Championships — As it happened.
March 13 • All the action from the 2018 Scottish Championships — As it happened.
March 15 • Massed Bands of Her Majesty's Royal Marines. Conductors: Lt Col Jon Ridley, Major Huw Williams, Major Ian Davis, Captain Andy Gregory. Royal Albert Hall. Saturday 10th March
March 14 • Conductors: Captain Bethan Waters, WO2 David Hatton. Vocal soloists: Able Musician Rebecca Nelson; Wynne Evans . Guards Chapel, London. Thursday 8th March
March 13 • Conductor: Matthew Stein. Regent Hall, London. Friday 2nd March
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February 21 • Highlights from the 2017 Allan Withington Conducting Course.
February 10 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Viggo Bjorge of Eikanger Band
January 27 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks about the future of brass band broadcasting with Tim Mutum and Philip Hunt
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
Saturday 17 March • Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage SG1 1LZ
Saturday 17 March • Brangwyn Hall, The Guildhall, Swansea SA1 4PE
Saturday 17 March • The Gala Theatre, 1 Millennium Place, Durham DH1 1WA
Saturday 17 March • 37 Knowsley St, Bolton BL1 2AS
Sunday 18 March • Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage SG1 1LZ
March 17 • WALSALL BRASS BAND are looking for Cornets, 1st Baritone, 2nd Euphonium, Bb Bass and Percusion.
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!)
March 16 • Arrow Valley Brass is developing well under Andy Culshaw and seeks to appoint an experienced front row cornet player. We are based in Inkberrow, Worcs.and our main rehearsal is on Sunday morning. Full programme of concerts, contests etc.
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