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Time Team — December 2008

December 9, 2008
Its seems in 2008 history is repeating itself from 30 years ago. Rising unemployment, falling house prices and Liverpool top of the League. Even Cory were on a winning streak...


Time Team — November 2008

November 5, 2008
4BR looks back over the past 125 years to see how advertisers have tried to flog us their goods - from busty Besson women to Slack & Cox beer...


2008 National Championships of Great Britain:Time Team — Searching for the hat trick

October 7, 2008
History repeating itself? 4BR looks at the bands who have tried, but failed to make it a hat trick at the Nationals since 1900.


Time Team — September 9th 1978

September 2, 2008
Brighouse & Rastrick win the British Open after a gap of 42 years


Time Team — August 2008

August 7, 2008
4BR goes back 40 years to find out what was happening in the banding world during the Summer months of 1968...


Time Team — July 2008

July 18, 2008
25 years ago tragedy struck a trip to Germany by the Gwent Youth Band.


Time Team — June 2008

June 11, 2008
4BR looks back through time to see how bands coped with keeping themselves busy during the non contesting Summer time.


4BR Time Team — April 2008

April 1, 2008
This month we delve into the history books to find out about the brass band recording scene of 1949, and the entrepreneurial skills of a certain William Gaskell of Jamco Records.


4BR Time Team — March 2008

March 20, 2008
This month we delve into the history books to find out who have been the top dog conductors at the regionals since 1945.


4BR Time Team — February 2008

January 31, 2008
This month we delve into the history books to find out what was happening in the brass band world at various times in February from 1965 - 1998.


4BR Time Team — January 2008

January 4, 2008
This month we delve into the history books to find out what the brass band media hoped to see come true with their New Year resolutions over the past 45 years




Black Dyke Band - Wigan with Russ Abbott

Sunday 24 June • Wigan Youth Zone, Parson's Walk, Wigan WN1 1RU


The Fairey Band -

Sunday 24 June • Subscription Rooms. George St. Stroud. GL5 1AE. United Kingdom GL51AE


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Friday 29 June • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street Opp. RESERVED. London . W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ


Thundersley Brass Band - TBB Summer Concert

Friday 29 June • Richmond Hall, Richmond Avenue, South Benfleet, Essex SS75HA


PEMBERTON OLD WIGAN DW BRASS BANDS - WIGAN YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Friday 29 June • Mount Zion hall. Pemberton. Wigan WN5 8DZ


Chinnor Silver

June 24 • We are looking for a Bb BASS and BACKROW CORNET to complete our happy progressive 2nd section band.. we rehearse in our own bandroom on a wednesday night (extra when needed) . Good book of concerts and contests planned but we keep a realistic approach,


Hungerford Town Band

June 24 • Hungerford Town Band has a vacancy for Soprano, Bb Cornet or solo horn. Our existing players players are happy to move around for the right person. Other instrumentalists are always very welcome to join our thriving community based band.


Glossop Old Band

June 24 • Due to family commitments, Glossop Old Band have an immediate vacancy for a Principal Cornet player. We are a friendly first section band with some contesting and a good mix of concerts. Rehearsals are Tuesday 8-10pm at our Band Club.


Chris Wormald

B.Mus (Hons), LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, adjudicator, arranger