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Bolsover Festival of Brass to reach even wider audience


A great new communal initiative will enable this year's Bolsover Festival of Brass to be enjoyed by plenty more brass band fans.


Willebroek hope Sshh approach will work in Birmingham


Brass Band Willebroek has teamed up with the Sshhmute makers to make sure they make a quiet impression at Symphony Hall.

Wellington Brass

World Rankings - August update


The latest update of the Band Supplies - World Rankings see minimal changes near the top as we approach the autumn contest season.

National Finals

Nationals get internet revamp


The National Championships of Great Britain have undergone a social media revamp with brand new website presence.

Crwbin Band

Turner take leave from Crwbin


Travel, work and family commitments see Lynne Turner relinquish her MD role at Crwbin Band.

Armagh Summer School

Foden's stars enjoy yet another great craic in Armagh


The conductors and players of Foden's Band have been enjoying a great time of it on their annual trip to the Armagh Summer School.

Bach offers

Bargain price to stop Bagpipe Lung at John Packer


Make sure you keep things clean and hygienic with a brilliant bargain deal from John Packer Ltd.

The happy couple

Talent scouts at the ready in Bergen for new arrival


Two of Norway's top players are looking forward to the arrival of a potential star player for the 2030 Norwegian National Championships...

Time to showcase their talents

Milnrow take Time to showcase Open preparations


The Milnrow Band will be giving a preview of their British Open assault on The Triumph of Time.


Three brilliant European destinations for 2017 from Rayburn Tours


Normandy, Prague and Western Bohemia and Austria are a trio of brilliant tours destinations on offer for bands in 2017.

Music exam savings

What a result for student deals at John Packer


There is a fantastic special saving to be enjoyed by music exam students - starting on the day that they find out their results!

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4BR Monday Quiz:


More Olympic connections to work out if you are to get your hands on some great brass band CDs.

Pennine Music

48 hours to go with Pennine Music Sale


The brilliant Pennine Music Sale is counting down - with just 48 hours to go to bag plenty of fantastic musical bargains...

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4BR Friday Quiz:


Think Olympics to get your hands on a nice little selection of brass band CDs in our Friday quiz.

Olympic deals

Gold medal deals on offer from John Packer


There are Rio inspired podium medals to be grabbed at John Packer Ltd - so get your spikes on and get in touch!

Symphony Cornet

Brilliant Summer deals at Duchy Brass


There are some stunning deals to be had on sops, cornets and flugels at Duchy Brass at the moment - so get in touch fast.

Martin Britt

No Brexit plans for Britt


One of the banding world's finest soprano stars is making sure he keeps his musical link to Europe - even if the trip home from rehearsal is longer than expected.

BBW August

Latest Brass Band World magazine is now out!


The brilliant July/August edition of Brass Band World magazine is now out.


Sold out signs up at British Open


The 164th British Open Championships is a confirmed sell out as brass band lovers flock to Symphony Hall for 2016 contest.

Pennine Music

Pennine Music has just started its Summer Sale


There are plenty of great offers to be snapped up every 24 hours at the Pennine Music Summer Sale.


Fancy a trip to The Rhineland?


Rayburn Tours offers a fantastic opportunity to visit and perform in The Rhineland.

Philip Smith

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4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the great Philip Smith before he led the 2016 National Youth Band of Great Britain in concert in Morley.

Mareika Gray

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4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to conductor Mareika Gray at the 2016 National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain course


4BR Friday Quiz:


Its a question of body parts to get right if you want to win a nice bundle of goodies...

Edward Gregson

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4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Edward Gregson.

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Black Dyke Band Swiss Open Gala Concert
Date: 24-Sep-2016
Venue: KKL Luzern Management AG Europaplatz 1, Postfach, 6002 Lucerne tbc