*
banner

Brighouse massed band concert with Black Dyke cancelled

One of the most eagerly awaited concerts has fallen victim of the Coronavirus pandemic — but will be on in 2021.

Brighouse
  The concert was to feature the two great Yorkshire rivals

One of the most eagerly awaited brass band concerts of the year has fallen victim of the current Coronavirus pandemic

Brighouse & Rastrick's massed band concert with Black Dyke was to have taken place at Huddersfield Town Hall on 28th March — but has now been out back a year to take place in March 2021.

Disappointed

A spokesperson told 4BR: "Whilst we are bitterly disappointed that this fantastic concert will now not be able to go ahead as planned, we are grateful to Black Dyke for helping promptly secure the new date for 2021, with no earlier date being possible."

4BR was informed that Kirklees Council will provide the option for existing ticket holders to transfer their tickets to the new event or receive a full refund.

Further details of how to do this will be announced as soon as possible, with B&R Patrons contacted personally in due course.

4BR was informed that Kirklees Council will provide the option for existing ticket holders to transfer their tickets to the new event or receive a full refund4BR

Keep safe

The spokesperson added: "In the meantime, on behalf of the players, officials and volunteers at Brighouse & Rastrick Band we wish you and your loved ones a safe and healthy time over the coming weeks."

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    


Cheltenham

Result: 2021 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 1

September 18 • Kingdom Brass and Ian Porthouse are triumphant as they claim First Section honours


Cheltenham

Result: 2021 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 3

September 18 • The return of competitive banding in the UK after the enforced Covid 19 break sees Tewitt Silver first past the finishing post at Cheltenham Racecourse.


cd

2022 Area test pieces announced

September 18 • Works by Wilfred Heaton, Gilbert Vinter, Goff Richards, Gordon Langford and Stephan Hodel will test the qualification credentials of bands next year if they want to get to London and Cheltenham.


Steve Sykes

Adjudicator Covid-19 test result impacts National Final

September 17 • Steve Sykes will not adjudicate at the Section 1 National Final this weekend due to a positive Covid-19 test result.


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH


Bodmin Town Band - Bodmin Town Band in concert

Friday 24 September • St Petroc's Church, Priory Road, Bodmin PL31 2DT


Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Central Band Brass Ensemble & Seraphim Consort

Thursday 30 September • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Regent Hall Concerts - Fulham Band

Friday 1 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Bollington Brass Band

September 16 • Looking for a new challenge? We are currently recruiting a Solo Cornet, E Flat Bass, Tuned and or Kit Percussionist. Friendly 1st section North West. Sensible contest and concert program throughout the year. Currently rehearsing Thursdays 8-10pm.


Chinnor Silver

September 15 • We are looking to strengthen the band and require PERCUSSION CORNET AND 2ND TROMBONE PLAYERS.. Rehearsals are on a wednesday in our own bandroom.. Good atmosphere in this ambitious friendly band so give us a call.. Concerts and contests planned


Ashton under Lyne Band

September 15 • SOPRANO CORNET: We are looking for a confident and competent player to join our experienced cornet bench. Rehearsals are on Monday nights 8-10pm and we have a sensible and good quality forthcoming concert and contest schedule.


John Maines

BA (Hons)
Presenter, compere and conductor


               

 © 2021 4barsrest.com Ltd