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Gregson looking forward to a withdrawn revival

January 26, 2018
Composer Edward Gregson will be at the RNCM Brass Band Festival this weekend to hear the first concert performance of his 'Concertante for Piano and Brass Band' for nearly 30 years.

Charoltte Horsfield

Fairey open Daws for new signing Horsfield

January 25, 2018
The departure of Isobel Daws means the arrival of Charlotte Horsfield through the rehearsal room doors at Fairey.


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.

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

The Cobham Band -

Saturday 24 February • The Vera Fletcher Hall . 4 Embercourt Road. Thames Ditton. KT7 0LQ KT70LQ

Marshfield Band - Marshfield Male Voice Choir

Saturday 24 February • Marshfield Community Centre SN14 8PG

The Brighouse & Rastrick Band - Chirst Church Ilkley

Saturday 24 February • Christchurch,. The Grove,. Ilkley LS29 9LW

Strata Brass

February 17 • Require FRONT ROW CORNET (flexibility in the section) after Yorkshire Area (1st Section) in March.. Rehearsals SUN/WED.. MD Jonathan Bates (Solo Horn - Fodens Band). Sensible concert/contest schedule.

Shipston Town band

February 15 • We currently need a Kit percussionist, 2nd horn and Bb Bass as we prepare for the forthcoming Midlands Area at Bedworth in March. We are graded Section 4

The Corsham Band

February 15 • Having now been promoted to the 2nd Section for the forthcoming Contest season, the band are now looking for a back row cornet player, 2nd or 3rd, to join our team

Nicholas B. Hudson

Musician | Trombonist | Educator