facebook twitter rss vimeo


1 to 9 of 9


Downton gains status boost as music provider

January 25, 2018
The Downton Band has passed a rigorous application process to become an 'Associate Provider' for the Wiltshire Music Connect education music hub.


Mutual musical benefits for Downton

September 8, 2017
A grant to help purchase new music will enable Downton Training Band keep up with the demands of their growing membership.


Christmas comes early for Downton

December 22, 2016
The sound of Christmas comes early — very early — in the village of Downton...


Downton gain great boost for beginners

December 5, 2016
Downton Brass is able to help teach more young players thanks to an award from the Ernest Cook Trust.

Brass instrument

Downton start new future investment

September 9, 2016
The Downton Band is starting a new investment in their future prosperity.

Downton Band

Downton celebrate training debut

December 26, 2015
Downton Band round off the season with a celebration of their long term investment plans...


Downton's training investment to play first dividend

December 9, 2015
The long term investment in player development will be heard later this month in Downton.

Downton Band

Downton set for next generation

August 28, 2015
The Downton Band is getting ready to open its doors to a new generation of young players.

Downton logo

Postcode pounds set to help Downton future

June 30, 2015
An award from the People's Postcode Lottery Trust will help the Downton Band secure their playing future — hopefully for another 140 years...

Tredegar Town Band - Mussorgsky meets Mozart

Wednesday 20 June • ROYAL BIRMINGHAM CONSERVATOIRE, Birmingham City University, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham. B4 7XR

The Marple Band - The Marple Band presents Music from Musicals

Saturday 23 June • Stockport Grammar School. Buxton Road. Stockport SK2 7AF

York Railway Institute Band - Dan Thomas - Euphonium

Saturday 23 June • Central Methodist Church. St Saviourgate. York. YO1 8NQ YO1 8NQ

Besses o' th' Barn Band - Charity Celebration Concert

Saturday 23 June • St Thomas Church, Warrington Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield WN4 9PL

Blidworth Welfare Band - Organist Keith Hearnshaw

Saturday 23 June • St Andrews Church, The Green, Swanwick, Derbys DE55 1AN

Blidworth Welfare Band

June 20 • Midlands area Championship section (5th place 2018) Blidworth Welfare band require a percussionist to join us (Thursday rehearsals only apart from contest run up). Our only vacancy is now for a percussionist who can join our great team.

Stannington Brass Band

June 20 • Stannington Brass Band are looking for a soprano cornet player to join our progressive 1st section band. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests.. . Rehearsals - Thursdays 8pm-10pm and Sunday 7.30pm-9.30pm

Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass

June 20 • Eb or Bb BASS REQUIRED, Prospect Brass under MD Phil Garlick require a Eb or Bb Bass to join our team. We are a 1st Section band based between Huddersfield and Wakefield, rehearsing Mon/Fri 7-9 in our purpose built bandroom.

John Maines

BA (Hons)
Presenter, compere and conductor