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Correct LTTB Billings

The Beeb give us the correct Listen to the Band listings for the next few weeks — contrary to what you may have read elsewhere.


Below are the next batch of billings. The billings in the British Bandsman over the past few weeks have been incorrect ( including having us broadcasting a Christmas special on January 3rd !), so if any of the information is unclear please can you contact me. Thanks Al Booth

Fridays — BBC Radio 2 ( 88-91 FM) 9.30 pm. Presented by Frank Renton and produced by Al Booth

Week 53 — Friday 3rd January
Yorkshire Building Society Band — Conductor David King


Prelude on Tallis — arr Graham
Lord of the Rings — Shore ( arr Duncan)
Lark in the Clear Airt ( arr Banks ) — Cornet solo — Stuart Lingard
Music from Harry Potter- John Williams ( arr Sykes)
Breezin' Down Broadway — Goff Richards

Week 1 — Friday Jan 10th

Highlights from Spennymoor's Brass in Concert 2002 —

Tonight featuring the JAG Mount Charles Band from Cornwall

Week 2 — Friday January 17th

More Highlights from Brass in Concert 2002 held in Spennymoor, County Durham

Tonight featuring performances from Fodens Richardson and Sellers International Bands

Week 3 — Friday January 24th

The final programme of Highlights from Brass in Concert 2002 held in Spennymoor, County Durham

Tonight featuring the contest champions, Grimethorpe Colliery UK Coal Band.

Week 4 — Friday January 31st

Frank Renton presents a session from the Leyland Band, conducted by Michael Fowles


Gibralter — Waterer
Volga Boatmen — Trad arr Bill Finegan
Laura — David Raskin arr Ingo Luis ( E Flat horn solo — Donna Lewis)
Entrance of the Emperor — Puccini arr M Fowles
Apres un reve — Graham ( Cornet Solo Leon Renilson)
Her Majesty the Queen — Sousa


Brooke's Barmy Army on the march again

May 20 • Make sure you support an inspirational young woman and an equally inspirational cause as they perform on a 10k course through Manchester on a very hot day today!


Tredegar to give world premiere of Tallis masterpiece

May 19 • Tredegar Band will give the world premiere of a brass band arrangement of 'Spem in Alium' amid the splendour of Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff this evening.


Keep an eye out for the troms in Windsor today...

May 19 • If you are glued to the set then see if you can pick out the troms of The Band of the Irish Guards — playing on their shiny new Rath Instruments


Kapitol sets out the cathedral Flowers

May 19 • Flowers Band will be presenting the first of a series of Cathedral Concerts in Gloucester this evening — with music for all the family (the Royals included).

Kettering Citadel S A Band -

Tuesday 22 May • 66, Rockingham Road,. Kettering,. NN16 8JU

Contest: Whit Friday March Contests

Friday 25 May • Saddleworth & Tameside OL3

Black Dyke Band - Huddersfield Town Hall - Massed Male Voice Choirs

Saturday 26 May • Huddersfield Town Hall, Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA

Foden's Band - Edwin Firth Commemoration Event - Sandbach

Friday 1 June • Sandbach School, Crewe Rd, Sandbach CW11 3NS

Contest: French Open Championships 2018

Friday 1 June • Amboise 37400

Enderby Band

May 21 • Enderby Band - National Finalists - Midlands 1st section. Are looking to appoint a new Musical Director. We're a hard-working sociable band and are looking for a dynamic & inspiring MD to continue the band's development towards the National Finals & beyond

Knottingley Silver Band

May 21 • Solo or 2nd trombone, a front or back row cornet and a Bb bass (positions negotiable) are needed at Knottingley Silver to complete the lineup. We have a decent calendar without being too heavy going. We also have a great social side away from band.

Witney Town Band

May 19 • Witney Town Band in West Oxfordshire require Tenor horn, Bass and percussion

Steve Pritchard-Jones

Conductor, Adjudicator, Teacher