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Brighouse in hunt for purple and black

April 17, 2017
Ahead of their European appearance later this month, Brighouse & Rastrick are asking former players to return any band attire that could be in the wardrobes.


Brighouse strengthen with Hercules

April 5, 2017
Brighouse & Rastrick announce link to Hercules Stands as they prepare for European challenge.

Kathleen Gaspoz

International leads for Brighouse as they head to Europeans with new principal and soprano

March 31, 2017
Brighouse & Rastrick sign Kathleen Gaspoz from rivals Black Dyke as their new principal cornet, as Dominic Longhurst moves to a new role on soprano cornet.

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Brighouse & Rastrick celebrate Floral tribute

March 29, 2017
The 40th anniversary of The Floral Dance pop hit was celebrated in nostalgic style in Huddersfield by Brighouse & Rastrick.

Alan Morrison

Morrison steps down from playing and conducting roles

March 16, 2017
Alan Morrison will make his final contest appearance with Brighouse & Rastrick at the European Championships after he announces his retirement as a player and conductor.


New additions add to Brighouse stability

January 11, 2017
Brighouse & Rastrick add extra cornet and tuba strength as they look towards a successful 2017 — including signings from Reg Vardy and Grimethorpe.

David Thornton

Thornton returns to Brighouse in conducting role

December 2, 2016
David Thornton will become the new Musical Director at Brighouse & Rastrick as he leaves Foden's to work with Prof David King in West Riding.

Brighouse set for prime-time floral tribute

November 14, 2016
Brighouse & Rastrick will appear on BBC1's tribute to the late broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan later tonight.

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Floral tributes set for 40th anniversary

October 27, 2016
2017 sees the 40th anniversary of the Floral Dance chart hit — and it will be celebrated once again by Brighouse & Rastrick.


Brighouse provide musical lock to slow motion celebration

October 19, 2016
The world premiere of 'Super Slow Way: A Rhapsody to the Leeds & Liverpool Canal' has received widespread critical and popular acclaim — much to the delight of producer Ian Brownbill.

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Brighouse to open doors on their Lone Wolf

October 1, 2016
Brighouse & Rastrick will be showcasing their 'Lone Wolf' preparations with their open rehearsal on Wednesday 5th October.

Ian Macmillan and Ian Stephens

Brighouse help take Super Slow Way to Revolution

September 24, 2016
Brighouse & Rastrick will help poet Ian Macmillan and composer Ian Stephens celebrate the 200 year history of the world's first super highway as part of a high-profile arts production about the famous Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

David King

Brighouse preview their Time ahead of possible Open Triumph

September 5, 2016
Fans can get to hear how Brighouse & Rastrick are preparing on 'The Triumph of Time' this week at a special open rehearsal.

Bob Platt

Death of Bob Platt

September 5, 2016
The death has been announced of the popular former Brighouse & Rastrick bandsman Bob Platt.

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New management leadership at Brighouse & Rastrick

August 14, 2016
Brighouse & Rastrick announce new management leadership duo as they plan for the future.


Brighouse entertain the petrolheads

August 3, 2016
Brighouse & Rastrick has been revving up new fans with their performance at the Carfest festival in Cheshire.


Brighouse set for musical gear change at Carfest

July 22, 2016
Brighouse & Rastrick will appear at the Carfest event later this month.


Beaumont steps down from Presidential role at Brighouse & Rastrick

July 7, 2016
One of the major driving forces behind two decades of Brighouse & Rastrick success has decided to step down from the role.

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Report & Results: 2016 Whit Friday (Saddleworth & Oldham District)

May 21, 2016
Brighouse & Rastrick are the Saddleworth & Oldham District Whit Friday champions for 2016.

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Brighouse head smartly for Lille with Your Logo Here

April 29, 2016
Brighouse & Rastrick Band is appearing at the European Championships in Lille in some very smart casual attire....

Croydon Citadel Band - The International Staff Band of The Salvation Army

Saturday 24 March • The Salvation Army. Booth Rd. Croydon. CR0 1XY CR0 1XY

Black Dyke Band - Newtown (Powys)

Saturday 24 March • Theatre Hafren, Llanidloes Rd, Newtown SY16 4HU

Leyland Band - Annual Patrons' Concert

Sunday 25 March • Chorley Town Hall PR7 1DP

South London Fellowship Band - Royal Tunbridge Wells Songsters

Monday 26 March • The Salvation Army. Royal Tunbridge Wells Corps. Bayhall Road. Tunbridge Wells TN2 4UT

Foden's Band - Sandbach Town Hall - Heritage Launch

Tuesday 27 March • Sandbach Town Hall,High St, Sandbach CW11 1AX

Clifton and Lightcliffe Band

March 24 • Our third section B Band are looking for Cornet and Trombone players. Rehearsals Friday's 7.00 - 8.15pm and Sunday mornings 10.00 - 12.15pm Based at Bailiff Bridge Brighouse. Our Saturday morning training band is also looking for players. All abilities.

Clifton and Lightcliffe Band

March 24 • Second Section band we are looking for a 2nd Trombone and back row cornet. We have a busy concert calendar and a trip to Italy planned for August 2018. Based at Bailiff Bridge Brighouse.

Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band

March 23 • REPIANO CORNET are you the right person for this seat, we have a sensible mix of concerts and contests with a Germany trip in 2019. Also a 5th place at the yorkshire areas in the 1st section we are looking to build on this for the future.

Derek Renshaw

ABBA Member
Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator.