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Death of Herbert H. Howarth

November 13, 2017
The death has been announced of former CWS Manchester and Fairey Band player Bert Howarth.


New signings for Fairey as they look ahead to major challenges

August 5, 2017
Fairey announce a series of new signings as they look towards making their mark at the major championships in the second half of the 2017 season.


Hughes heads to Norway for new musical chapter

May 29, 2017
Paul Hughes relinquishes his role as principal cornet of Fairey Band to head to a new musical life in Norway.

Fairey Band

Fairey renews youth support in Stockport

March 17, 2017
The Fairey Band has renewed it musical partnership with the Stockport Schools Senior and Intermediate Bands.

Garry Cutt

 Interview with Garry Cutt

February 7, 2017
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Fairey MD Garry Cutt to find out more about their programme at the recent RNCM Festival and his hopes and aspirations for his band over the coming twelve months.

Fairey in action

Hardy heads to wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen

December 28, 2016
Fairey tuba player Chris Hardy will be the latest high profile brass band export to make a home in Denmark.

Isobel Daws

Fairey opens Daws for young trombone star

December 6, 2016
Fairey Band announces the signing of the talented young trombonist Isobel Daws.

Fairey Band

Funeral of Kenneth Dennison

November 8, 2016
Details are announced of the funeral for Kenneth Dennison


Death of Kenneth Dennison

October 20, 2016
The death has been reported of former Fairey Band Musical Director Kenneth Dennison.

Gavin Saynor

Saynor returns to boost Fairey major assault

July 26, 2016
Tuba star Gavin Saynor returns to Fairey to boost their hopes of claiming major title silverware in Birmingham and London.


Fairey add experience to front row ranks

July 7, 2016
Norman Christie is the new old head on the front row cornet bench at Fairey.

Beat Herder Festival

Fairey set for another top class Acid trip

July 5, 2016
Almost 15 years after they started, Fairey is still on their remarkable Acid Brass trip — this time at the renowned Beat Herder Festival.

Owen Farr

Fairey sign Owen Farr for Open Time travel

June 20, 2016
Tenor horn star Owen Farr will appear with Fairey Band at the British Open.

Car accident

Muggeridge thanks for life saving help

June 3, 2016
Former Fairey baritone player Keith Muggeridge hopes to raise funds for the service that saved his life and helped him back to enjoy his brass banding again...


Blue is the colour Rovers is the name...

May 24, 2016
The Fairey Band will be playing their part in bringing the comedy story of football team Redbridge Rovers to life on Sky television this month...

Garry Cutt in action

Cutt ready for busy Whit weekend

April 15, 2016
Garry Cutt will enjoy a hectic Whit Friday weekend of music making this year.

Albert Hall

Wych departure from Fairey

April 6, 2016
David Wycherley hangs up sticks to pursue high paced new interests

Garry Cutt

 Interview with Garry Cutt

February 2, 2016
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Fairey Band MD Garry Cutt at the 2016 RNCM Brass Band Festival.


Fairey adds to ranks ahead of North West defence

January 14, 2016
The defending North West Area Champion makes significant signings ahead of title defence in Blackpool.


Fairey to lead Sky Arts Brass Band Wonderland

December 9, 2015
The Fairey Band will be taking the lead with the Christmas spirit on Sky Arts later this month...

Gloucestershire Brass Band Association - Own Choice March & Test Piece Contest

Sunday 19 November • All Saints’ Academy. Blaisdon Way. Cheltenham GL51 0WH

Rotherham Schools' Youth Brass Band - Fountain City Brass Band

Monday 20 November • Rotherham Minster - Rotherham s60 1pd

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

Chinnor Silver

November 20 • Despite winning the 2nd section at the GBBA contest we still need a Bb BASS to complete our line up. Good but realistic book of concerts and concerts planned.. We have well attended rehearsals on a Wednesday in our own bandroom.

Hucknall & Linby Brass

November 20 • Hucknall and Linby Band - 2nd section- Require a front row cornet player. We rehearse Thursdays 7.30 -9.30 in Hucknall, Nottingham. With great transport links to the city centre and the universities.

Newstead Brass

November 18 • Bb Cornet (position negotiable). . Newstead Brass, established Midlands Championship section, have opportunity for an additional cornet player. Suitable for experienced player or someone looking to take the next step in their development.

Phil Lawrence

Composer and conductor