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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.


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.


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 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.

Jamie Smith

Jamie Smith takes on co-principal role at Grimethorpe

November 26, 2015
Jamie Smith makes the move from Hammonds Saltaire to Grimethorpe to link up with Dr Roger Webster and Dr Rober Childs.

Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Grimethorpe gain media spotlight as they head to London

October 9, 2015
British Open champion gets the full BBC spotlight treatment ahead of its Albert Hall appearance this weekend.


Grimethorpe announces link up with two sops

October 7, 2015
Grimethorpe Colliery Band is to link up with two exceptional soprano performers.

Grimethorpe celebrate their British Open win

World Rankings: October Update

October 5, 2015
Grimethorpe claims top 3 spot for the first time in six years following British Open success.

Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Grimethorpe to give Regent Hall pre-National concert

September 30, 2015
Details have been released of Grimethorpe's pre-National concert at Regent Hall.


Grimethorpe ready for Double Spiriti

September 29, 2015
Open champions to showcase their Albert Hall preparation under Dr Robert Childs.

Dan Hall

Hall extension at Grimethorpe

September 28, 2015
Daniel Hall joins Grimethorpe's artistic team as the newly appointed Young Composer in Residence.


Grimethorpe congratulations from Band Supplies link

September 10, 2015
An outstanding band and an outstanding relationship with Band Supplies gives Grimethorpe the edge at Symphony Hall on the weekend.

Contest: Dutch National Championships

Friday 21 October • Music Centre Tivoli Vredenburg (Main Hall), Vredenburgkade 11, 3511 WC Utrecht, Netherlands 11, 3511

Contest: scaba Quartet & Ensemble contest -

Saturday 22 October • St Paul's Catholic College, Burgess Hill RH15 8GA

Contest: Dutch National Championships

Saturday 22 October • Music Centre Tivoli Vredenburg (Main Hall), Vredenburgkade 11, 3511 WC Utrecht, Netherlands 11, 3511

Black Dyke Band - Grimsby Central Hall

Saturday 22 October • Duncombe St, Grimsby DN32 7EG

Contest: scaba Quartet & Ensemble contest -

Saturday 22 October • St Paul's Catholic College, Burgess Hill RH15 8GA

The Tilbury Band

October 20 • Tilbury Brass Band (Essex) require the following players. Eb Bass. Bb Bass. Trombone. Kit Percussionist

Wardle Anderson Band

October 20 • Wardle Anderson Brass, Wardle, Rochdale. Ambitious & sociable 1st Section band require Solo Cornet players.. The Band rehearse Monday 7pm to 9pm at Wardle Academy.

Rainford Band

October 20 • The Rainford Band are looking for a top quality baritone player to strengthen its ranks.. . After an extremely successful year, we are eager to recruit someone that will perform to the highest of their ability both on and off the contest stage.

Martin Heartfield

Conductor, Adjudicator, Educationalist