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A4 Quartet

Fancy a chance to improve your A4 credentials?

February 25, 2017
The Rockingham Band will be holding a great workshop day in April aimed at helping players of all abilities thanks to the exciting talents of the lads of the A4 Quartet.

Centre Stage

Centre Stage ready to give that little bit extra for success

February 25, 2017
Centre Stage Uniforms and Percussion will once again be supporting their 'local' Championships by giving bands just what they want.

Great Pennine Music

Pennine Music on the road to Blackpool

February 25, 2017
As soon as the contest performance is over much sure your take a look at all the fantastic concert repertoire on offer at Pennine Music.

Geneva Group

EBBA make sponsorship link with Geneva

February 25, 2017
Geneva Instruments joins the raft of high profile sponsors of the European Brass Band Championships.

Arfon Owen

Owen to set for US tour dates

February 25, 2017
Yamaha tenor horn star Arfon Owen will embark on a two week tour to the USA next week.


European contenders ready to take up baton challenge

February 25, 2017
14 conductors will be put to the test over three rounds if they are to become European champion


Black Dyke lead Pageantry preview

February 25, 2017
Defending champion to lead a triptych of previews ahead of Huddersfield title defence.


Cory duo set for decade long reprise

February 25, 2017
Cory MD Philip Harper and percussionist Steve Jones will be telling local West Country listeners just what they have been up to since they last heard from them a decade ago...


Foden's come with gifts for loyal patrons

February 25, 2017
The defending North West Regional Champion enjoys a great response from their loyal patron's.

Euro Youth

Euro youth ready for musical integration

February 25, 2017
The talented young players who will represent their nations in the European Youth Brass Band have been announced.

Brisbane Excelsior

Undisputed champions to battle for New Zealand title

February 25, 2017
The two undisputed champions of Australian and New Zealand banding will meet head to head in Wellington this year to see who is the best band in the southern hemisphere.

Chris Howley

Howley's tales of the very unexpected

February 25, 2017
Cornet player and conductor Chris Howley has been enjoying looking into tales and locations of a very different kind of late...

On air

Warwick students enjoy extra Mayo topping

February 25, 2017
The University of Warwick Brass Society has been featured on one the BBC Radio 2 flagship Simon Mayo programme thanks to their inventive contest programming.


Foden's stars help Trentham off the Boggart

February 25, 2017
Plenty of local knowledge and the help of Foden's stars could mean that Trentham Band gain extra confidence for their 'Darkwood' Area challenge.

Winter Gardens

Road and transport disruptions for Blackpool

February 25, 2017
If you're heading to Blackpool for the North West Regional tomorrow, give yourselves plenty of time.


Smiles all round for next generation debut at Wantage

February 25, 2017
The smiles of delight from players and parents alike should form the foundation for the future success of the Wantage Band organisation.

Town Hall

Yorkshire's best have sold out!

February 25, 2017
If you haven't got a ticket to enjoy the top section battle at the Yorkshire Regional Championships this year then its too late — the full house signs will be up.


Multiple success boost for Old Boys ahead of Ostend

February 25, 2017
The players young and old, male and female of the 1st Old Boys Band organisation from Northern Ireland have given themselves a huge boost ahead of their forthcoming European adventure.


2017 European line-ups announced

February 25, 2017
The list of bands that will compete for the various European titles in Ostend have been revealed.

French National Championship

Report & Results: 2017 French National Championships

February 19, 2017
4BR reports from the French National Championships where Hauts-de-France reach new heights in claiming victory.

Black Dyke Band - Morley Town Hall

Saturday 25 February • Town Hall Buildings, 68 Queen St, Morley, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS27 9DY

The Cobham Band -

Saturday 25 February • The Vera Fletcher Hall, 4 Embercourt Road, Thames Ditton KT70LQ

Elland Silver Band - Lofhouse 2000 and Tingley Bands & Oldsilkstone

Saturday 25 February • All Saints Church Savile Road Elland HX5 0NH

Contest: North West Regional Championships

Sunday 26 February • Winter Gardens Complex, Church Street, Blackpool. FY1 1HU

GUS Virtuosi Band - The Hawth Brass Series

Sunday 26 February • The Hawth theatre, Crawley RH10 6YZ

Amesbury Town Band

February 24 • Players and beginners of any standard are always warmly welcomed. We could do with more trombones, solo cornets and percussionists to help out existing players. Feel free to drop in even if you just fancy a blow or want to try another instrument

The Corsham Band

February 23 • The band are currently looking to recruit either second or third cornet players to further strengthen our friendly and enthusiastic team. Why not come along for a blow and an enjoyable evening at one of our rehearsals. .

Uppermill Band

February 22 • Following the Area Contest, due to work commitments, 2 of our Players will be relocating. As a result an ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL CORNET and a further CORNET Player (position negotiable) will be required to complete our team. Rehearsals Mon & Wed 7:45-21-30

Gary Davies

Conductor, Band Trainer, Adjudicator