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Northop Announce new MD

October 17, 2001
Craig Roberts has been announced as the new MD at Northop Band in North Wales

Towneley Aim High at School

October 17, 2001
Nice to report a good news story from the education field as a school uses brass to help their schools development.

West Wales Triumph for Burry Port

October 17, 2001
Burry Port band lead the way in race for Welsh Championship Title.

Brass in Concert — The Draw.

October 3, 2001
The draw for the Spennymoor Brass in Concert has been released. We have the details

Fodens separate from Hurdley

October 3, 2001
Fodens have confirmed that they have separated company with resident conductor Bryan Hurdley.

It's Raining in Grimey — thankfully!

October 2, 2001
The lost brass band classic by Takemitsu is found.

Flowers Bloom in Wychavon

October 1, 2001
Philip Harper and his band take the entertainment title in Worcester.

Tredegar back on track

September 29, 2001
Tredegar retain their title at the 2001 South Wales Miner's Eisteddfod Invitation Contest held on Saturday 29 September.

The British Open Challenge results

September 26, 2001
Competition results now available.

An Own Choice British Open Mark 2?

September 26, 2001
The British Open 2002 could see a second contest take place on the Sunday — but this time 21 bands playing own choices test pieces. Will it work?

The Regionals 2002

September 26, 2001
It's Whitsun in Spring for the Championship Section as the test pieces, dates and venues are announced.

4BR at the Preston Front!

September 23, 2001
Full results for all sections are now available

Open Results and Judges remarks

September 16, 2001
YBS take the Open Shield back to Yorkshire for the third time.

Threesome for Woodfalls

September 7, 2001
SWT Woodfalls announce new signings

No Rain falls in Grimethorpe

September 7, 2001
Has anyone seen a Takemitsu lying around?

Son of Sun Life?

September 1, 2001
Is there a plan to create a new band in the West to finally inherit the Sun Life Crown?

Whitburn Wakes

August 29, 2001
Newtongrange take Troon's top title as Whitburn are shown the door.

Euph Legend Returns to the Open

August 22, 2001
BAYV Cory sign legendary help as 4BR gets a players view of the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain Course.

Beaumaris win the Nationals and Brighouse get new players

August 14, 2001
The Beaumaris Band of Anglesey win the National Eisteddfod title in Wales as Brighouse announce two new signings. We have the full results from all the sections and the player news.

The Contest Wizards of Oz-

August 9, 2001
Australian Banding has been busy of late with three contests in the past few weeks. See who won the prizes.

Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Wind Soloists

Friday 19 January • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE

The Brighouse & Rastrick Band - EYMS Brass Band at Hull City Hall

Saturday 20 January • Hull City Hall. 67 Carr Lane,. Kingston upon Hull HU1 3RQ

Black Dyke Band - Morley Town Hall

Saturday 20 January • Morley Town Hall, Morley, Leeds LS27 8DX

Wantage Silver - Gary Curtin

Saturday 20 January • Reading Central Salvation Army RG1 7JR

The Hepworth Band - Soprano Sarah Ogden

Sunday 21 January • Christ Church, Sude Hill, New Mill, Holmfirth HD9 7BL

Frampton on Severn Silver Band

January 19 • We are a friendly non-contesting band in Gloucestershire looking for players, in particular cornets, baritone and basses. We play at many local events and bandstand jobs, and practice on Tuesday evenings just off Junction 13 of the M5.

Shipston Town band

January 18 • We currently need a Kit percussionist, horn and Bb Bass as we prepare for the forthcoming Midlands Area at Bedworth in March. We are graded Section 4

The Corsham Band

January 18 • Having now been promoted to the 2nd Section for the forthcoming Contest season, the band are now looking for a back row cornet player, 2nd or 3rd, to join our team

Julian Bright

Conductor, Compere/MC, Cornet Soloist