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Grimethorpe Colliery

Horn takes management role at Grimethorpe Colliery Band

August 8, 2017
The experienced David Horn has taken on the role of Band Manager at Grimethorpe Colliery Band


Grimethorpe

Cathedral celebrations for Grimethorpe centenary

July 23, 2017
The centenary of the most successful band in the history of Brass in Concert Championship will be celebrated with a special concert at Durham Cathedral next year.


Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Injection of youth boosts Grimethorpe's ranks

June 18, 2017
Three talented young players have joined Grimethorpe Colliery Band as Yorkshire giant signals new direction in recruitment.


Blue Plaque

Grimethorpe join musical forces with David Bowie, ABBA and Led Zeppelin

June 16, 2017
Grimethorpe Colliery Band join some of the greats performers and venues of the music business in being celebrated with an iconic Blue Plaque.


Withington

Baton changes from McCann to Withington at Grimethorpe

June 13, 2017
Grimethorpe team up with former MD Allan Withington as Phillip McCann departs amid pathway differences.


Flowers

Death of Ken Hirst

June 2, 2017
The death has been announced of former Grimethorpe Band secretary, Ken Hirst


Grimethorpe

New signings at Grimethorpe

June 1, 2017
Chris Robertson takes on solo euphonium role as Grimey also adds to their cornet and tuba teams.


Martin Britt

Best of Britt for Grimethorpe

May 26, 2017
The Schilke Artist will take over the soprano role with the Yorkshire band and will perform with them at the British Open in September.


Richard Corbett

Grimethorpe sign up new President

May 26, 2017
Labour MEP Richard Corbett becomes the new Honorary President of Grimethorpe Colliery Band


Grimethorpe

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


Grimethorpe

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.




Regent Hall Concerts - Eight Trombones

Friday 18 August • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. opp. BHS. London. W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ


Regent Hall Concerts - GMT Brass Ensemble

Friday 18 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE


Black Dyke Band - Scarborough Spa

Saturday 26 August • Scarborough Spa South Bay Scarborough Y011 2HD


Cory Band - Isle of Wight

Saturday 26 August • 159 Fairlee Rd, Newport P030 2EW


Concert - Grimethorpe Colliery: Snape Maltings

Saturday 26 August • Snape Maltings, Snape IP17 1SR


Rhyl Silver Band

August 17 • Rhyl Silver Band a friendly 2nd Section band under the baton of our new Musical Director Alan Milnes are looking to recruit new players to swell our numbers, i.e front and back row cornets, solo trombone, horn and basses. . .


Royal Buckley Town Band

August 17 • Under the baton of Brett Baker, after a busy summer of signing new players, RBTB are looking to recruit percussion players to complete its line up.


Stannington Brass Band

August 17 • Stannington Brass Band, Sheffield. 2nd Section National Champions, now 1st section. Ambitious and sociable band. MD Derek Renshaw. Due to our current player leaving for music college we now require a Solo EEb bass player


Howard J Evans

MA (Dist), Mus.B (hons), ARCM (hons), LRAM, LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, composer, arranger, tutor and pianist