*
banner

Grimethorpe to return to Brassed Off triumph

Grimethorpe will return to the Royal Albert Hall next year for a special screening performance of 'Brassed Off'.

Grimethorep
  The award winning story of Grimley Colliery Band will return to the Royal Albert Hall.

Grimethorpe Colliery Band will be returning to the Royal Albert Hall in 2020 to lead the musical accompaniment for a special screening of the award winning film, 'Brassed Off'.

The 1996 comedy drama, written and directed by Mark Herman, stars Pete Postlethwaite as Danny, the devoted leader of the Grimley Colliery Band and achieved cult status, leading to numerous awards and stage plays.

return

The Films in Concert version returns on 15th April after its 20th anniversary world premiere at the Albert Hall in 2017 and playing to packed houses on a national tour, including on the eve of the 2018 British Open.

Become a supporter and help make our future secure.

4barsrest continues to be a proudly independent voice. There are no paywalls to overcome to be able to enjoy what we do to keep our journalism at the heart of the brass banding world. Support us with a one-off donation or subscribe from just £2.50 per month.

Support us    


Fodens

Foden's launch lockdown podcasts

July 6 • The ever inventive Sandbach band is making sure it is reaching out to its fans all over the world.


RAH

Financial spotlight for Arts and culture sector with £1.57 billion support package

July 6 • The government announces huge one-off package of help, although questions are raised over help to performers and the phased return to full opening of venues.


Cross

Death of Pete Arden

July 6 • The City of Hull Band has announced the death of its respected tuba player and administrator Pete Arden.


Grimethorpe

Grimethorpe held Spellbound by Bronte

July 5 • An exciting new collaboration sees Grimethorpe Colliery Band bring Emily Bronte's 'Spellbound' poem to life...


Black Dyke Band - Cory - Brass on Sunday Gala Concert

Sunday 13 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, B12EA


Black Dyke Band - Swiss Nationals Gala Concert

Saturday 19 September • KKL, Europaplatz 1, 6005 Luzern, Switzerland 6000


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Saturday 26 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse.. GL50 4SH


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 27 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse. GL50 4SH


Contest: scaba Own Choice Test & Hymn tune

Sunday 27 September • The Hawth in Crawley, West Sussex RH10 6YZ


Newbridge Band

July 5 • Newbridge Celynen Brass Band are a 4th section band based in South Wales who have vacancies for the following seats:. . Front Row Cornets, Horns. Baritone, Euphonium. Bb Bass, Eb Bass. Tuned Percussion


Chadderton Band

July 3 • Chadderton Band is a non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are a friendly band looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections EUPH and percussion. Come along to one of our rehearsals most welcome.


Amesbury Town Band

June 30 • Players and beginners of any standard are always warmly welcomed especially some more solo cornets and a spare percussionists to help out existing players. Feel free to drop in even if you just fancy a blow or want to try another instrument. After covid!


Howard J Evans

MA (Dist), Mus.B (hons), ARCM (hons), LRAM, LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, composer, arranger, tutor and pianist


               

 © 2020 4barsrest.com Ltd