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Sam Hairsine

Military leadership takes control at Grimethorpe

October 25, 2017
Cpt Sam Hairsine, Director of Music of the Band of Her Majesty's Royal Marines, CTCRM, will take command of Grimethorpe's Brass in Concert assault at Sage Gateshead.


Frank Renton

Radio: Listen to the Band

October 13, 2017
More music and chat from Frank Renton on a visit pat and present to the centenary celebrating Grimethorpe Colliery Band.


Brian Grant

Grant aid ends at Grimethopre

October 10, 2017
Brian Grant has resigned as resident Musical Director at Grimethorpe Colliery Band due to health issues.


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.




Foden's Band - Matt Ford - Lichfield Cathedral

Friday 24 November • 19A The Close, Lichfield WS13 7LD


Lofthouse Brass Band - Pudsey Churches Together Christmas Concert

Saturday 25 November • Pudsey Parish Church, Church Lane, Pudsey, LS28 7BD LS28 7BD


Lofthouse Brass Band - Lofthouse Christmas Fair

Saturday 25 November • Lofthouse Methodist Church, Leeds Road, Lofthouse, Wakefield WF3 3NE


Enfield Citadel Band -

Saturday 25 November • The Salvation Army. 42 Clarence Road. Southend. SS1 1AN SS1 1AN


Newstead Brass -

Saturday 25 November • John Godber Centre. Ogle Street. Hucknall. Nottingham NG15 7FQ


Harrogate Band

November 24 • Join our team - Harrogate band! We are looking for committed front and back row cornet players who are looking for a new challenge to join our thriving, dynamic, fun and exciting 1st Section band. Our cornet section are a friendly bunch!


Strata Brass

November 24 • Bb BASS. The band are currently preparing for Butlins/Area Contests (1st Section). MD Jonathan Bates (Solo Horn - Fodens Band). Rehearsals SUN/WED,bandroom 5 mins from J35/36 M1 (Hoyland)


Olney Brass

November 23 • 2nd Trombones, look no further. We are looking for a 2nd trombone to join our band. We are an ambitious 3rd section band with a new MD, winning the ODBBA winter contest 2017. Any other instruments, we would be interested to talk, please get in touch.


Alan Widdop


Conductor, Brass teacher, Adjudicator (ABBA)