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Rainford Slow Melody

Rainford looking for entrants

July 26, 2016
Now's your chance to get your entries in for the popular Rainford Slow Melody contest.

Spring Festival trophies

Report & Results: 2016 Senior Cup

May 14, 2016
Rainford take the Battle honours to claim a second successive Spring Festival victory, as Thoresby, Llwydcoed and NASUWT Riverside join them in the Grand Shield in 2017.

Paul Duffy

Duffy recording prize on offer

May 19, 2015
If you fancy winning a £2,000 recording prize then all you have to do is support a bit of St Helens Pride.

winter gardens

Report & Result: 2015 Senior Trophy

May 9, 2015
Rainford triumph on Tallis Variations as Llwydcoed, VBS Poynton and Newtongrange join them in the Senior Cup in 2016.


Rainford March & Hymn Tune contest called off

April 22, 2015
A lack of banding interest leads to the cancellation of the Rainford March & Hymn Tune contest.


Rainford closing date looms

April 14, 2015
If you want to get your entry in for the Rainford March & Hymn Tune contest then you had better be quick...


Rainford launch March & Hymn contest

February 28, 2015
The Rainford Band launches a brand new march & hymn tune contest as a great dry run for Whit Friday...


Report & Results: 2015 Rainford Slow Melody Contest

February 26, 2015
A record turn out showcases top class playing at Rainford


Generous prize money up for Rainford grabs

February 11, 2015
There is march & hymn tune money up for grabs at the first ever Rainford event in May.


Rainford look for melody makers

January 23, 2015
If you are a budding slow melody making champion then make sure you sign up for the Rainford Slow Melody Contest in February.


Rainford looking for new entrants

December 3, 2014
The Rainford Band is looking for yet more budding performers to build on their slow melody success.


Rainford welcome new signings

September 24, 2014
The Rainford Band has welcomed a new batch of signings to add strength to the ranks.

Rainford Band

Report & Results: 2014 Rainford Slow Melody

February 17, 2014
There was a great turn out of playing talent on show for David Thornton to judge at the inaugural Rainford Slow Melody Contest.

Rainford Band

Rainford Slow Melody gains entries

January 14, 2014
There has been an encouraging take up of entries for the first Rainford Slow Melody contest in February.

Rainford Band

Rainford Slow Melody set for February

December 12, 2013
The inaugural Rainford Slow Melody Contest is set to take place this coming February — so get you entries in!


Brindle takes baton at Rainford

January 13, 2013
Former Black Dyke baritone star takes over the conducting role at Rainford.

Rainford in action

Rainford part company with Samuel

December 20, 2012
The successful eight year partnership between Neil Samuel and the Rainford Band has come to an end.


New arrivals at Rainford

November 20, 2012
Two new arrivals land on the Rainford doorstep after recent Northern Open.

Rainford in action at Fleetwood

New signings at Rainford

October 11, 2012
Fresh from their recent Fleetwood success, Rainford dip into the transfer market to strengthen the ranks.

Rainford band logo

Rainford welcome Warriner duet

August 18, 2012
North West champions welcome husband and wife team for Cheltenham.

Sherborne Town Youth Band - Sherborne Town Band

Sunday 17 June • Pageant Gardens, Sherborne, DORSET, DT9 3NW DT9 3NW

Roberts Bakery Band - Brass on the Grass

Sunday 17 June • Congleton Park. Park Road. Congleton. Cheshire. CW12 1JG

Trinity Girls Brass Band -

Sunday 17 June • Jubilee Park, Wigan Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield WN4 9BH

Leicestershire Co-op Band - Leicestershire Co-op Snibston Brass Band take cent

Sunday 17 June • Century Theatre. Ashby Road. Coalville . Leicestershire. LE67 3LN LE67 3LN

The Fairey Band -

Sunday 17 June • Playhouse Theatre. Marine Ave. Whitley Bay. NE26 1LZ. United Kingdom NE261LZ

Ripon City band

June 17 • Ripon City Band require EEb Bass, Bb Cornet and Percussion (Kit and/or tuned). We are a welcoming First Section band with a varied programme of engagements and contests. We rehearse in Ripon on Tuesday and Friday evenings at 7.40.

Glossop Old Band

June 16 • Glossop Old Band is looking to appoint a new Musical Director. We are a friendly first section band with some contesting and a good mix of concerts. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings 8.00-10.00pm at our Band Club at Derby Street, Glossop, SK13 8LP

Bradwell Silver band

June 15 • Bradwell Silver Band invites applicants for a seat in our Solo Cornet section.. Currently L&SC 4th Section Regional Champions and are promoted to 3rd section in 2019, we are a friendly, contesting band with a sensible list of engagements.

Christopher Houlding

Conductor, Performer, Educator