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Foden's to make it 17 in a row in Armagh

January 23, 2017
Foden's Band will visit Armagh for a seventeenth time next month — and more and more people are enjoying their visits.


UniBrass offers extra attractions for youth

January 23, 2017
There will be plenty of additional attractions at the forthcoming UniBrass Championships in Harrogate.

Black Dyke

Young explorers sign up for Black Dyke heritage

January 23, 2017
90 young explorers have signed up to gain a nationally recognised arts award qualification through the innovative Black Dyke Heritage Centre project.


Cory in line for another domestic honour

January 23, 2017
Cory's unprecedented success could well see them granted the freedom of the Rhondda...

Tred signings

Tredegar unveil new quartet

January 23, 2017
Welsh Area champion to head into 2017 season with four new signings.

Stephen Sykes

Play your part and get swabbed for Sykes

January 23, 2017
Get registered today and you could be playing your part in fighting blood cancer.


Smith takes his leave from Flixton

January 23, 2017
After two years at the helm, Jason Smith has left his role as MD of Flixton Band


Men of Brass to be revived in West Midlands

January 23, 2017
There is to be something of a modern day revival for the Men of Brass in the Midlands.


Gresswell to lead free tuba workshop

January 23, 2017
Yamaha artist Simon Gresswell will be leading free a tuba workshop with the Friary Guildford Band next month .


2017 European Championship tickets

January 20, 2017
The date for your diary is Wednesday 1st February to make sure you book your tickets for the 2017 European Championships in Ostend.


Tredegar link up with exciting compositional talent

January 20, 2017
Welsh Area champion announces appointment of Daniel Hall as their new Composer in Association.

Your Logo Here

Face to face success for Your Logo Here at Skegness

January 20, 2017
The personal approach paid dividends for the busy lads at Your Logo Here at the recent Butlins Mineworkers Championships in Skegness.

Grendier Guards

Iconic Household Divisions to open doors

January 20, 2017
If you want to find out more about a career in the world famous Bands of the Household Division, then you should get along to an Open Day in London next week — it could be the start of a fantastic musical career.


New world wide lead for Cory

January 20, 2017
Cory look to enhance their position as the world's number 1 ranked band with the launch of their brand new website.

Russell Gray

Russell Gray to lead conducting seminar in Scotland

January 20, 2017
Yamaha International Artist Russell Gray will be leading a Conducting Seminar and workshop weekend in West Lothian in March.

On air

Radio: World of Brass

January 20, 2017
More great music from John Maines to help keep you entertained


 The trophy with a sinister history...

January 18, 2017
4BR Editor Iwan Fox tries to find out more about a brass band trophy presented in the name of one of the 20th century's most infamous politicians...


 The ultimate banding sacrifice

January 18, 2017
4BR Editor Iwan Fox finds out a little more about the bandsmen and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in battle...

Stan Lippeatt

 Interview with Stan Lippeatt

January 18, 2017
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Butlins Music Advisor Stan Lippeatt at Skegness


Cory help tax Prime Minister's interest in brass bands

January 18, 2017
It seems the Prime Minister may not appreciate the achievements of the world's number 1 ranked brass band...

Regent Hall Concerts - Zone One Brass

Friday 27 January • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. opp. BHS. London. W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ

Black Dyke Band - RNCM Festival of Brass 2017

Friday 27 January • 124 Oxford Rd, Manchester M13 9RD

Tredegar Town Band - RNCM Festival of Brass

Saturday 28 January • Oxford Rd, Manchester M13 9RD

Cory Band - RNCM Festival of Brass

Sunday 29 January • RNCM Manchester. 124 Oxford Rd M13 9RD

Black Dyke Band - Gladstone Theatre, Port Sunlight

Sunday 29 January • Greendale Rd, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62

Stannington Brass Band

January 23 • Stannington Brass Band, Sheffield. 2nd Section National Champions, and now 1st section. Ambitious, sociable band. MD Derek Renshaw. Due to changing work and personal circumstances we require: EEb bass or BBb bass. Current players flexible

Skelmanthorpe Band.

January 22 • Skelmanthorpe Band (Butlins 1st Section winners 2017), under the direction of Jim Davies, require a Solo Euphonium and 2nd Trombone player to complete our ranks ahead of the Yorkshire Area and Spring Festival contests.

The City of Wolverhampton Brass Band

January 22 • To complete our line up for the area contest in March, and the following concert season, we are looking for 2nd horn, 2nd trombone, a 2nd and a 3rd cornet.

David Barringer

Conductor and Adjudicator