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Programme details for John Maines popular show for 14th, 21st and 28th December.


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95.1 & 104.6 FM

The Shining Star�����
Peter Graham�����
D King�����

The Power of Love�����
Poynton Youth�����
Andrew Hirst�����

Christmas Tryptych�����
J Curnow�����
P Parkes�����

The Heralds�����
Phil Catelinet�����
ISB Trio: D Daws,J Shepherd, R Webster�����S Cobb
The Sound of David Daws

Coventry Carol�����
Arr Robert Collinson
P Parkes�����

The Beau Ideal�����
JP Sousa�����
P Parkes

The Bells of Christmas�����
S Bulla�����
New England Brass
Doug Yeo

Bugler’s Holiday�����
L Anderson�����
BAYV Cory�����
R Childs�����

Three Kings Swing�����
W Himes�����Household Troops
John Mott

Christmas Joy�����
E Leidzen�����
NY Staff�����
R Waiksnoris

O Holy Night�����
A Adam�����
P Parkes�����

Jingle Bells�����
Arr D Ashmore�����
N Childs�����

A Christmas Festival�����
L Anderson�����
D King

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
Arr A Fernie
P Parkes

When a Child is Born�����
Arr John Golland
N Childs�����

Santa Claus- Trophobia�����A
rr Sandy Smith�����
P McCann

Away in a Manger
Arr G Richards
Sellers & Huddersfield
C.S Solo: P McCann

We Wish You a Merry Xmas
Alan Lawton
Shining Star�����
P Graham�����
P Parkes�����

Mary’s Boy Child�����
Arr Robin Dewhurst�����
G Cutt

Rocking Carol�����
Arr D Broadbent�����
Peter Weston�����

Do They Know It’s Christmas
Midge Ure�����
P Parkes

Stille Stille Stille�����
Arr J Curnow�����
New England Brass �����
Doug Yeo

Winter Wonderland
Burry Port Town
Michael Thorn

Little Drummer Boy�����
Arr P Sparke�����
R Evans

Stop the Cavalry�����
J Lewie�����
N Childs

Jingle Bells �����
Arr N Bearcroft
Household Troops
John Mott


2018 Spring Festival details announced

February 24 • The list of bands competing at the 98th British Open Spring Festival have been announced by the contest organisers.


Cory stars lead Mid-Winter challenges in Barnstaple

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Radio: Sounds of Brass

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Illness forces Webster to withdraw from adjudication role

February 24 • Steven Mead steps in as illness has meant Dr Roger Webster has had to withdraw from his adjudication role at the forthcoming Midlands Regional Championships.

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

Marshfield Band - Marshfield Male Voice Choir

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

The Cobham Band -

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

Milton Keynes Brass - "Blow away those Winter Blues"

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

Enderby Band

February 24 • Enderby Band are looking for a SOLO TROMBONE to join us after the Area Contest. We are a hard-working and sociable band and are looking for a committed player to fill a key seat. We have a sensible mix of concert and contests throughout the year.

West Somerset Brass Band

February 23 • West Somerset Brass is looking to strengthen its cornet and baritone section. We are a community band playing all over Somerset and hope to undertake a tour to France later in the year. If you can play whatever standard please make contact

The Corsham Band

February 22 • 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

James McLeod

BMus (hons)
Euphonium Soloist, Teacher and Conductor