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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.


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...




Black Dyke Band - Huddersfield Town Hall

Thursday 22 June • Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA


Regent Hall Concerts - The Olazti Trombone Quartet

Friday 23 June • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE


Black Dyke Band - Hertford Choral Society

Saturday 24 June • All Saints Church, Churchfields, Hertford, Hertfordshire SG13 8AE


The Fairey Band - Stockport Schools Brass Bands

Saturday 24 June • The Plaza. Mersey Square. Stockport . SK1 1SP SK1 1SP


Garforth Brass - Learn to Play Day

Sunday 25 June • Garforth Methodist Church. Church Lane. Garforth. Leeds. LS25 1NW LS25 1NW


Frampton on Severn Silver Band

June 25 • We are a friendly non-contesting band in Gloucestershire looking for players, in particular cornets, baritone, euphonium and basses. We play at many local events and bandstand jobs, and practice on Tuesday evenings just off Junction 13 of the M5.


Chinnor Silver

June 24 • We need Bb BASS to help us continue our progression . good book of concerts and 2nd section contests.. we rehearse on a wednesday in our own bandroom. come and give this friendly band a try you wont regret it


Foss Dyke Band

June 23 • Foss Dyke Band, under the direction of new MD Michael Howley are now recruiting! If you play Eb or Bb BASS then we'd love for you to join us and help us at the National Finals in Cheltenham and beyond.


Stephen Tighe

ARCM, LDBBA (Cert) PFS
Conductor, adjudicator, arranger, composer and teacher