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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...


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.


Grimethorpe

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.


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.




Contest: European Brass Band Championships

Friday 28 April • Kursall Concert Hall, Kursaal-Westhelling 12, 8400 Ostende, Belgium 84000


The Fairey Band - Dave Haslam (Hacienda DJ)

Friday 28 April • Harris Museum & Gallery. Market Square. Preston PR12PP


Jackfield Band -

Friday 28 April • Memorial Hall, Near Shrewsbury,. Lyth Hill Rd, . Bayston Hill, . Shrewsbury SY3 0DR


Cory Band - European Championships Gala Concert

Saturday 29 April • Kursaal, Ostende, Belgium Westhelling z/n 8400 Oostende, Belgium 8400


Contest: European Brass Band Championships

Saturday 29 April • Kursaal-Westhelling 12, 8400 Oostende, Belgium 84000


Haydock Band

April 27 • Haydock Band. North West Second Section are looking to recruit a B flat Bass due to work commitments. We have a very sensible diary of concerts and some exciting projects through the rest of the year. This is the only empty seat we have left


Stannington Brass Band

April 27 • Stannington Brass Band, Sheffield. 2nd Section National Champions, now 1st section. Ambitious, sociable band. MD Derek Renshaw. Due to current player leaving for music college we require a Solo EEb bass player we also require a 3rd percussion player


Garforth Brass

April 27 • Garforth Brass are looking for cornets(front and back row)and basses of both types. We have a thriving middle section to the band and now need some players either side to keep them on the straight and narrow! No pressure as we only rehearse once a week.


Andrew White

MA(Ed Man), B Ed (Hons), BBCM, ADNCB, PGCE, Cert Ed
Conductor, Arranger, Adjudicator & Educationist