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Haslingden & Helmshore success a key for banding optimism

December 3, 2017
For any bands facing problems, the success of Haslingden & Helmshore may be a source of inspiration.


New signing adds to the Haslingden ranks

July 7, 2017
The talented Billy McCrief has joined Haslingden & Helmshore Band.


Death of Matthew Densfield

April 5, 2017
4BR has been informed of the death of the young percussionist Matthew Densfield.


Haslingden Chalk up another success

January 13, 2017
The Haslingden & Helmshore Band has a new partnership success story to celebrate with a link to the leading fresh produce company Chalkers.

Simon Cowen

Cowen takes on new lead role

November 17, 2016
Simon Cowen, the principal trombone of the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra has taken on a new role with the baton at Halsingden & Helmshore Band.

Sam Ball

New principal at Haslingden & Helmshore keeps rejuvenation Ball rolling

September 15, 2016
The appointment of Sam Ball is the latest step on the rejuvenation trail for Haslingden & Helmshore.

A full bandroom

Baritone boost for Haslingden & Helmshore

September 9, 2016
A talented local signing for a rejuvenated local band shows that Haslingden & Helmshore is heading in the right musical direction.


Thomas leads rejuvenation process at Haslingden & Helmshore

July 26, 2016
The never say die attitude of the Haslingden & Helmshore Band has paid off — with another boost to their future plans with the appointment of Huw Thomas as MD.


Positive approach fires Haslingden & Helmshore

July 6, 2016
Despite going through a bit of a lean time of late the fantastic positivity of Haslingden & Helmshore is something others bands may well want to copy...

Haslingden and Helmshore

Holland annexes 25 year link to Haslingden & Helmshore

November 19, 2015
After a quarter of a century of great music making together David Holland calls time on his tenure with the Haslingden & Helmshore Band.


4BR make Telegraph headlines!

January 3, 2009
It seems the influence of 4BR is spreading to the dizzy heights of the Telegraph newspaper...

Haslingden sing and dance to victory

January 21, 2008
Line dancing celebrations for Haslingden & Helmshore after their win in the Butlins Third Section at Skegness.

Tredegar Town Band - Mussorgsky meets Mozart

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

Black Dyke Band - Halifax Choral Society

Saturday 23 June • Victoria Theatre, 2 Fountain St, Halifax HX1 1BP

The Marple Band - The Marple Band presents Music from Musicals

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

Elland Silver Band - Elland Silver Band

Saturday 23 June • Blackley Blackley Church Prospect View Elland HX5 0TD

York Railway Institute Band - Dan Thomas - Euphonium

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

Witney Town Band

June 19 • A friendly 4th section band based in West Oxfordshire require Front row cornet and Second Horn. We rehearse from 7:30 - 9.30pm pm every Tuesday at Witney Methodist Church, High Street, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 6HG. .

Torbay Brass Band

June 19 • Torbay Brass Band is looking for trombone and cornet players to join their current set up. We are a friendly hard working group who really would welcome such players into our fold. So if you are looking to join a band or returning to playing....?

Crewe Brass

June 19 • Crewe Brass currently have vacancies for Eb and BBb Bass, Baritone, and Cornet. We are a friendly, social first section band with a good mix of concerts and contests, and rehearse on Monday and Friday evenings in Shavington, Crewe.

Dave Collins

BA (Hons) (Dunelm) I, FSCO
Composer and Arranger