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2019 Welsh Regional Championships — As it happened

March 17, 2019
All the action from the 2019 Welsh Regional Championships - As it happened.


2019 London & Southern Counties Regional Championships — As it happened

March 17, 2019
All the action from the 2019 London & Southern Counties Regional Championships - As it happened.


2019 North of England Regional Championships — As it happened

March 17, 2019
All the action from the 2019 North of England Regional Championships - As it happened.


2019 Welsh Regional Championships — Previews & Predictions

March 15, 2019
4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks forward to the qualification action for London and Cheltenham as Welsh banding heads north to Wrexham.


2019 London & Southern Counties Regional Championships — Previews & Predictions

March 14, 2019
4BR's Rob Tompkins looks forward to the Cheltenham and London qualification action at Stevenage this weekend.


2019 North of England Regional Championships — Previews & Predictions

March 14, 2019
4BR's Steve Jack looks forward to the qualification battles for London and Cheltenham at Durham's Gala Theatre this weekend.


2019 Scottish Championships — As it happened

March 10, 2019
All the action from the 2019 Scottish Championships - As it happened.


2019 West of England Regional Championships — As it happened

March 10, 2019
All the action from the 2019 West of England Regional Championships - As it happened.


2019 Midlands Regional Championships — As it happened

March 10, 2019
All the action from the 2019 Midlands Regional Championships - As it happened.


2019 Scottish Championships — Previews & Predictions

March 8, 2019
4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks forward to the battle for Scottish Championship titles in Perth on the weekend.


2019 West of England Regional Championships — Previews & Predictions

March 6, 2019
4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks forward to the qualification action in Torquay this weekend.


2019 Midlands Regional Championships — Previews & Predictions

March 6, 2019
4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks forward to the qualification action in Bedworth and Kenilworth on the weekend.


2019 Yorkshire Regional Championships — As it happened

March 3, 2019
All the action from the 2019 Yorkshire Regional Championships - As it happened.


2019 Yorkshire Regional Championships — Previews & Predictions

February 28, 2019
4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks forward to a febrile competitive atmosphere at a warm and welcoming Huddersfield Town Hall on the weekend.


2019 North West Regional Championships — As it happened

February 24, 2019
All the action from the 2019 North West Regional Championships - As it happened.


2019 Norwegian National Championships — As it happened

February 10, 2019
All the action from the 2019 Norwegian National Championships - As it happened.


2019 North West Regional Championships — Previews & Predictions

February 22, 2019
4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks forward to the first steps on the qualification road to London and Cheltenham - starting off at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool on Sunday.


The joy of sax — 2019 Saxhorn Fest makes a worldwide impression...

February 6, 2019
Almost half a million people know a bit more about the musical joys of the tenor horn and baritone thanks to the success of the Saxhorn Fest led by Katrina Marzella-Wheeler and Helen Varley.


Trepanning for excellence — Light bulb open mindedness at the RNCM Festival of Brass

January 24, 2019
4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks forward to the most vital showcase for brass banding excellence in the UK at the RNCM Brass Band Festival in Manchester this weekend.


2019 Butlins Mineworkers Championship — As it happened

January 13, 2019
All the action from the 2019 Butlins Mineworkers Championship - As it happened.


2019 Butlins Mineworkers Championship — Preview & Predictions

January 10, 2019
The overture to the 2019 contesting year is provided at Skegness this weekend when 70 bands battle for the Butlins accolades and hefty cash prizes...


Walking in the Air — How to build a magical brass band Snowman

January 9, 2019
Inspiration, hard work and plenty of vision has helped East London Brass bring an iconic Christmas tale to magical brass band life in the heart of their community.


4BR Spotlight interview — 5 minutes or so with Rex Richardson

January 8, 2019
We spend five minutes or so in the company of the great American trumpet star and brass band lover Rex Richardson - with another five minutes or more to come...


2019 Butlins Mineworkers Championship — From Benvenuto Cellini to Saddleworth Moor...

January 6, 2019
4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks at the very particular tests of musical ambition that will face the bands in Skegness.


Better than winning the National — One player's incredible SwabforSykes donation experience

January 5, 2019
Foden's cornet player Adrian Beresford signed up for the #SwabforSykes campaign in March 2017 - resulting in an incredible personal experience that has seen him potentially save the life of a woman across the Atlantic Ocean...




Black Dyke Band - Mirfield Parish Church

Thursday 21 March • Mirfield Parish Church, 38 Church Lane, Mirfield WF14 9HX


The Fairey Band - Ensembles from Bramhall High School

Friday 22 March • Seal Rd, Bramhall, Stockport SK7 2JT SK7 2JT


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Brass Band

Friday 22 March • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street Opp. RESERVED. London . W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ


Woodfalls Band - Risca Male Voice Choir

Saturday 23 March • St Mary's Church Andover SP10 1ER


Grimethorpe Colliery Band -

Saturday 23 March • Wakefield Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, Wakefield WF1 2TE


Amington Band

March 21 • Amington Band (Midlands 3rd Section) have a busy contesting and concert schedule and are looking for the following players:. . TROMBONES, BASSES, PERCUSSION, BACK ROW CORNETS . (All positions negotiable).


Cheshire Constabulary Band

March 21 • Cornet and horn player sought. We are a smart friendly band, we contest but once yearly. Rehearsals on Mondays. Germany in September confirmed. The band undertakes varied concerts/events & parades throughout the year.


The Corsham Band

March 21 • Due to work commitments, a vacancy has arisen for a Tenor Trombone player. First or Second position available. We are a newly promoted Second Section band with a friendly and enthusiastic team.


Sarah Groarke-Booth

BA (Hons) MA
Conductor, Adjudicator, Compere, Actor