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Connor Lennon

New soprano topping at Brighouse

April 12, 2018
Sop star Connor Lennon is the latest signing at National Champion Brighouse & Rastrick


Turner enjoys first taste of latest musical menu at Brighouse

March 27, 2018
The new Vice President of Brighouse & Rastrick Band has certainly enjoyed his first taste of the musical menu on offer West Riding — with a good seat at a fair price...

Brian Turner

Turner prize for Brighouse & Rastrick

March 23, 2018
National Champion announces Vice Presidency link with celebrity chef and long time Brighouse fan Brian Turner CBE.

National trophies

2018 National Finalists confirmed

March 19, 2018
The list of bands who will challenge for National honours in the autumn is now complete following the last round of 2018 Regional contests on the weekend.

David King

National Champions look for Odyssey repeat

February 23, 2018
Brighouse & Rastrick will be opening their doors for a sneak preview of their 'Odyssey' preparations.


Hirst returns to National Champion

February 14, 2018
The experienced Laura Hirst has returned to Brighouse & Rastrick in time to join the cornet ranks with Kathleen Gaspoz ahead of their 'Odyssey' appearance at the Yorkshire Regional Championships under Prof David King.


National Champion presents annual awards

January 9, 2018
Brighouse & Rastrick enjoy another celebratory occasion as they look back on a memorable 2017.


Brighouse keep on Christmas caroling

December 19, 2017
National Champions up early to head to the BBC for a bit of Christmas Caroling with Charles Dickens...

Brighouse & Rastrick

World Rankings — November update

November 14, 2017
Brighouse close the gap at the top following their victory in London whilst runners-up Tredegar are back in the top 5.


Westacott to bow out at top

November 9, 2017
Cornet star Rob Westacott will take a final competitive playing bow at the forthcoming Brass in Concert Championship.


No 'Bah Humbug' for Christmas for Brighouse...

November 4, 2017
National Champions to bring the Dickins spirit of Christmas to life with celebrated actor Simon Callow.

Liza Pulman

Brighouse set for Pulman tour

October 24, 2017
The new National Champion will be showcasing its talents alongside singing star Liza Pulman next year following the release of her new single.

National Trophy

 Report & Results: 2017 National Championships of Great Britain

October 14, 2017
Prof David King paints a series of evocative musical portraits to inspire Brighouse & Rastrick to their tenth National title success.

David King

Brighouse and King to showcase Gallery musical pictures

October 4, 2017
Brighouse & Rastrick will showcase their Gallery offerings under Prof David King ahead of their Royal Albert Hall appearance.

Sheona White

White returns home after memorable southern hemisphere tour

August 20, 2017
Horn star Sheona White has returned home after enjoying a memorable tour to Australia and New Zealand.


Brighouse stars help the Northern Ireland stars of tomorrow

June 28, 2017
Today's Brighouse & Rastrick stars have done their brilliant bit to inspire the Northern Ireland stars of tomorrow.

Rob Westacott

Westacott takes leading roles at Brighouse

June 14, 2017
The experienced Rob Westacott becomes the new Chairman and assistant principal cornet with Brighouse & Rastrick Band.

Whit Friday

Report & Results: 2017 Whit Friday (Saddleworth & Oldham District)

June 10, 2017
Brighouse & Rastrick deliver six of the best on Knight Templar as they retain the Saddleworth crown.


Centre Stage gain Euro stamp of quality

May 8, 2017
Centre Stage certainly made an impression at the recent European Championships in Oostende.

Brighouse presentation

Fancy a little bit of Brighouse heritage of your own?

April 26, 2017
Band Supplies now has a stock of instruments owned and played by Brighouse & Rastrick Band at brilliant second hand prices.

Lofthouse Brass Band - Mayor's Annual Charity Concert

Monday 23 April • Ossett Town Hall, Market Place, Ossett WF5 8BE WF5 8BE

Regent Hall Concerts - Clarendon Brass Ensemble

Friday 27 April • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE

Egremont Junior Band - Egremont Town Band and Workington Town Band

Friday 27 April • Workington CA14 3AW

Wotton and District Silver Band - Tom Hutchinson

Saturday 28 April • St Mary's Church, Wotton Under Edge, Gloucestershire GL12 7LS

Black Dyke Band - Lincoln Cathedral

Saturday 28 April • Minster Yard, Lincoln LN2 1PX

Silver Spectrum Wind Band

April 24 • Brass Players wanted for established Sheffield based wind band. MD George Morton.. Rehearsals Mondays 7:30 to 9:30 pm. We enter the NCBF festival where we have gained many gold awards and on one occasion a platinum.. Wind players also welcome to apply.

The Corsham Band

April 24 • With a solid result in our first year in the Second Section at the Regional Contest, the band are now looking for an experienced Front Row Cornet Player to join our friendly and enthusiastic team.

Hathern Band

April 23 • Hathern Band are looking for a PRINCIPAL EUPHONIUM to join their Championship Section Band. This position has become vacant because the present player wishes to retire. We are looking for a committed player to fill this key seat. www.hathernband.co.uk.

David Barringer

Conductor and Adjudicator