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Kevin Crockford steps down from Grimethorpe

May 22, 2017
Soprano star Kevin Crockford has announced that he has relinquished his role with the Yorkshire Band.


Grimely

Grimey back in the Brassed Off spotlight

May 20, 2017
A special 21st anniversary performance at the Royal Albert Hall has brought Grimethorpe Colliery Band right back into the Brassed Off! media spotlight


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Grimethorpe announce new signings

April 21, 2017
Helen Varley set to become new solo horn as Andy Kennedy comes in on baritone and Jamie Smith moves to flugel.


Firebird

Firebird rekindles old artistic memories

April 10, 2017
The artist who designed the famous cover of the Grimethorpe Colliery Band LP 'Firebird' has told 4BR about how she created it 36 years ago, but has still not heard it.


A4 Quartet

A4 duo to aid Brass for Africa

April 10, 2017
Jamie Smith and Michael Cavanagh are flying to Kampala to work with the Brass for Africa charity.


Peter Skellern

Death of Peter Skellern

February 17, 2017
The death has been reported of the singer who enjoyed pop hits in 1970s accompanied by the Hanwell Band and Grimethorpe Colliery Band.


Jonathan Bates

Bates to host National tenor horn spotlight

February 9, 2017
Grimethorpe Colliery solo horn Jonathan Bates will lead a free tenor horn spotlight day at the University of Salford in May. So why not sign up and be a part of it.


Nigel Clarke

Grimethorpe renew musical link to composer Nigel Clarke

December 8, 2016
Award winning composer Nigel Clarke becomes Grimethorpe's latest signing as the band seeks increased profile outside of banding world.


Albert Hall

Grimely set for Albert Hall anniversary

October 12, 2016
The 20th anniversary of 'Brassed Off!' is to be celebrated at the Royal Albert Hall next year — with Grimethorpe aka Grimely Colliery back on the stage of their greatest filmatic triumph.


Phillip McCann

McCann to lead Grimethorpe

September 24, 2016
It has been announced that Phillip McCann is to lead Grimethorpe at the forthcoming Brass in Concert Championship and the Yorkshire Area and RNCM Brass Band Festival in 2017.


British Open winner

Bob Childs resigns from Grimethorpe

September 23, 2016
The three year tenure of Dr Robert Childs at Grimethorpe Colliery Band has come to an end.


Jonathan Bates

Grimethorpe add Bates to horn ranks

July 22, 2016
The defending British Open champion has signed tenor horn star Jonathan Bates.


muhammad Ali

When The Greatest met Grimethorpe

June 5, 2016
David Read recalls the day when Grimethorpe Colliery Band where knocked out by a certain World Heavyweight Champion...


Grant Jameson

2016 BBC Radio 2 Young Brass winner to be decided tonight

April 15, 2016
The winner of the 2016 BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award will be decided this evening.


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Youngsters to get see Grimethorpe for free in Norwich

March 16, 2016
A great new initiative will enable up to 250 young musicians to hear the British Open champion in action in Norwich in May.


rncm

BBC Radio 3 set for RNCM Festival highlights

February 4, 2016
Highlights from the RNCM Brass Band Festival in Manchester last Sunday will be aired this evening.


Grimethorpe

Grimethorpe add extra cornet strength to top end

January 15, 2016
Grimethorpe Colliery Band sign Dave Nichols from Hammonds Saltaire as they look towards Bradford...


Brian Grant

Grant aid for Grimethorpe

December 19, 2015
Brian Grant has been appointed Associate Conductor of Grimethorpe Colliery Band.


Kim Ward

Life of Bryan link re-connected by Grimethorpe

December 19, 2015
A wonderful link to Grimethorpe's past has been re-connected with the appointment of their new assistant librarian.


Grimethorpe Entertain

Prima Vista Musikk launches first Grimethorpe CD release

December 7, 2015
British Open champion brings their unique brand of musicianship to a premiere release on the Prima Vista Musikk label.




Concert - Grimethorpe Colliery: Bury St Edmunds Festival

Saturday 27 May • The Apex, Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3FD


Middleton Youth Band - Middleton Band & The Houghton Weavers

Saturday 27 May • St Michael's Church. Townley Street. Middleton. M24 1BT M24 1BT


Hitchin Band - Hitchin Band at Abington Bandstand

Sunday 28 May • Abingdon Park Bandstand NN3 3HN


Contest: All England International Masters

Sunday 28 May • Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Dr, Kettering NN15 6PB


Concert - Grimethorpe Colliery: Forum Theatre

Saturday 3 June • Forum Theatre, Barrow, Duke St, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1HH


Chinnor Silver

May 25 • We need a Bb BASS player to complete our happy line up. Good book of concerts and contests planned by this 2nd section band.. We have well attended rehearsals in our own bandroom on a wednesday evening


The Corsham Band

May 25 • Having secured a place in the National Finals at Cheltenham in September along with promotion to the 2nd Section from January 2018 the band are now looking to fill a couple of vacancies. One front row and one back row cornet plus an EEb Bass. .


Rhyl Silver Band

May 24 • Rhyl Silver Band is a North Wales competing band in the process of rebuilding requiring:. Solo Cornet, Repiano Cornet, Solo Horn, Eb and Bb Bass.. . If interested please contact the band via the website.


John Ward


Conductor, Adjudicator