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Shirley showcases Christmas delights

December 13, 2017
The Shirley Band and friends recently provided a sell out audience with plenty of Christmas musical treats.

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Shirley open up their Cheltenham Journal

September 11, 2015
The Shirley Band will be opening its doors to reveal the secrets of their 'Alchymist's Journal' ahead of their Cheltenham appearance.

Guide Dogs charity

Guide Dog help for Bennett and Batten

January 7, 2015
Paul Bennett and Richard Batten have helped the Shirley Band raise much needed funds for the Guide Dogs charity.

tuba players

Tuba team tops thirty at Shirley

August 23, 2014
A remarkable quartet of tuba players have just notched up 30 years of foundation work at the Shirley Band.

Guide Dogs

Shirley guide funds in the right direction

December 11, 2013
The Shirley Band has been helping guide funds in the right canine direction...


Titanic remembered at Shirley

May 17, 2012
The loss of the great liner has been remembered with an unique composition from the pen of David Bishop-Rowe.


Surpirse for Shirley

December 21, 2011
The Shirley Band recently enjoyed their Christmas Concert with the aid of some surprise guests.


Shirley help Sir in the Lion's Den

November 8, 2011
The Shirley Band recently brought their Autumn concert series to a spectacular close — and saved one teacher from a mauling...


Shirley keeps mum happy...

October 11, 2011
The Shirley Band recently kept their concert punters happy — including the MD's mum...

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Shirley welcomes new trio

June 16, 2011
A new trio of players has come to the ranks of the Shirley Band.


Our England for Shirley

April 17, 2011
Shirley sparkle to help English cause and team up with Dyke founder.


Crash, bang, wallop...

December 25, 2010
Shirley's MD Kevin Short may well be finding himself on 'You've Been Framed'...


Shirley team up with Bishop-Rowe

November 18, 2010
David Bishop-Rowe is the new man at the helm at Shirley Band.


Shirley thanks Dave

October 28, 2010
Coming and goings at Shirley as Dave Lea departs as new and old players are celebrated...


Shirley recruitments

October 29, 2009
The Shirley Band has recruited new players to the trombone and cornet ranks.


Dave teams up with Shirley

October 15, 2009
Dave Lea is the new MD of the Shirley Band.


Green shoots of growth at Shirley

October 30, 2008
Alwyn Green and the Shirley Band add new players to the ranks.


Shirley go Green

January 10, 2008
The Shirley Band has opted for a Green direction for the future.

Foden's Band - Patrons Concert

Tuesday 20 February • Sandbach School. Crewe Rd, Sandbach CW11 3NS CW11 3NS

Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Chamber Ensemble

Friday 23 February • Regent Hall. (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C 2DJ (opposite RESERVED) W1C 2DJ

Milton Keynes Brass - "Blow away those Winter Blues"

Saturday 24 February • The United Reformed Church. High Street. Newport Pagnell MK16 0FH

Elland Silver Band -

Saturday 24 February • All Saints Church Savile Road Elland HX5 0NH

Marshfield Band - Marshfield Male Voice Choir

Saturday 24 February • Marshfield Community Centre. Hayfield. Marshfield SN14 8PG

The Corsham Band

February 20 • Having now been promoted to the 2nd Section for the forthcoming Contest season, the band are now looking for an experienced Front Row Cornet Player to join our friendly and enthusiastic team.

Waitakere Auckland Brass Band

February 20 • Ever fancied moving to New Zealand? Waitakere Auckland Brass is looking for players to join their ranks. Our friendly band meets twice a week at our Auckland band room. We have an exciting year ahead so get in touch and find out more.

Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band

February 19 • A friendly non-contesting community band within easy reach of Maidenhead, Bracknell and Reading, we look forward to an exciting year under our new MD, Steve Block, and urgently need cornet players, front and back row, as well as baritone and BBb bass.

John Maines

BA (Hons)
Presenter, compere and conductor