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Bolsover Festival of Brass reaches all corners of the globe

October 20
Over 20,000 people in 33 different countries enjoyed the brass band entertainment from the recent Bolsover Festival of Brass.

Band Supplies

Spooktacular offers from Band Supplies

October 20 • There are plenty of truly frightening deals to be had for a treat this Halloween from Band Supplies...


Foden's ready for Ford inspired festive tour

October 20 • Foden's will be bringing plenty of festive cheer to their fans this year with a tour alongside big band singer Matthew Ford.


SBBA honour Creetown stalwart MD

October 20 • The Scottish Brass Band Association has honoured the 60 years of dedicated work undertaken by Creetown MD, Stuart McNab.

Marins House

Brass Factor to support Hospice work

October 20 • All the entertainment at Brass Factor this year will be aimed at helping a fantastic charitable cause.

New sop and perc duo joins EYMS ranks

October 20 • Kevin Moxon and Siobhan Thomas join East Yorkshire Motor Services Band in time for their Scottish Open challenge in Perth next month.

Report & Results: 2017 NIBA Championships

October 20 • 1st Old Boys lead the way to Montreux as Drogheda Brass, Wellington Memorial Silver, Poyntzpass Silver, Stedfast Shoes Brass and 1st Old Boys Youth enjoy 100th anniversary success.

British Open makes Welsh Open link

October 20 • The Welsh Open becomes the latest contest to offer a direct qualification link to the Spring Festival

History repeating itself for Carlton Main

October 20 • Carlton Main's recent appearance on the BBC's popular 'Antiques Road Trip' can been seen again on the iplayer

2017 National Championships of Great Britain: Podium adjudications

2017 National Championships of Great Britain: Podium adjudications

October 16 • What the judges wrote about the top three bands Brighouse & Rastrick, Tredegar and Cory at the Royal Albert Hall on the weekend.

2017 National Championships of Great Britain: Contest gallery

October 18 • Selection of images from the contest, as it happened,at this year's 2017 National Championships of Great Britain

2017 National Championships of Great Britain: Prizewinners gallery

October 17 • Selection of prize giving images from this year's 2017 National Championships of Great Britain

2017 National Championships of Great Britain: Championship Section - As it happened

October 15 • All the action from the 2017 National Championships of Great Britain — Championship Section — As it happened.

Concert: Haverhill Silver Band

September 30 • Conductor: Mark Ager. Soloist: Tom Hutchinson. Haverhill Arts Centre. Sunday 24th September

Concert: Indian Queens Band

September 29 • Last of the Summer Brass. Conductor: Mark Arnold. St Enedor Church. Summercourt. Saturday 23rd September

Concert: Central Band of the Royal Air Force Symphonic Brass

September 28 • Conductors: Sgt Jonathan Truscott, WO Terry Gardner, Wing Co Piers Morrell. Regent Hall. Friday 22nd September

# Band Points
2Valaisia Brass Band892.08
3Brighouse and Rastrick835.45
4Black Dyke688.54
7Grimethorpe Colliery488.26
8Brass Band Willebroek403.97
Interview with Prof David King

Interview with Prof David King

October 16 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Prof David King following Brihouse & Rastrick's National title winning success.

Interview with Steven Mead

Interview with Steven Mead

September 9 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Steven Mead about the 2018 Bolsover International Brass Band Summer School

Interview with Arsene Duc

Interview with Arsene Duc

September 9 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Arsene Duc - the conductor of the new British Open Champion Valaisia Brass Band.

Interview with Ceri Parry Morgan

Interview with Ceri Parry Morgan

April 8 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to a tuba player with a very specific ambition.

Rhyl Silver Band - Rhyl Silver Band and Cor Clwyd

Saturday 21 October • Town Hall. RHYL LL18

Black Dyke Band - Denby Dale Ladies Choir

Saturday 21 October • Huddersfield Town Hall, Corporation St, Huddersfield, HD1 2TA

Concert - Grimethorpe Colliery: Beck Theatre

Sunday 22 October • Grange Rd, Hayes UB3 2UE

Black Dyke Band - Skipton

Thursday 26 October • High St, Gargrave, Skipton BD23 1AH

The Hepworth Band - Frank Renton & Isobel Daws

Friday 27 October • Yeadon Town Hall

The Tilbury Band

October 21 • Tilbury Brass Band (Essex) have the following vacancies. . Cornet (position negotiable). Bass (position negotiable). Principal Euph . Percussion (Kit and Tuned). . We rehearse in our own Band Hall in Tilbury on Wednesdays at 8pm and Sundays at 7.30pm

Hungerford Town Band

October 21 • Having recruited a top class principal trombone, Hungerford Town Band require a Bb Bass player to complete the section. We have hard but fun rehearsals and work together as a close nit team.

Strata Brass

October 21 • Bb BASS in this Yorkshire Championship Band (1st Section 2018)- MD Jonathan Bates(Solo Horn - Fodens Band).. Rehearsals SUN/WED,bandroom 5 mins from J35/36 M1 (Hoyland).. Currently preparing new concert programme and for Butlins/Area 2018..

Mark Wilkinson

Cornet Soloist, Teacher, Adjudicator, Conductor