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Neil takes on international role with Sterling

April 27, 2018
Fairey Band solo horn Rachel Neil becomes the latest Sterling Musical Instruments artist and clinician

James Fountain

Fountain link for Fairey in Utrecht

April 18, 2018
James Fountain will play principal cornet with Fairey Band at the forthcoming European Championship in Utrecht.


Gregson looking forward to a withdrawn revival

January 26, 2018
Composer Edward Gregson will be at the RNCM Brass Band Festival this weekend to hear the first concert performance of his 'Concertante for Piano and Brass Band' for nearly 30 years.

Charoltte Horsfield

Fairey open Daws for new signing Horsfield

January 25, 2018
The departure of Isobel Daws means the arrival of Charlotte Horsfield through the rehearsal room doors at Fairey.


Death of Herbert H. Howarth

November 13, 2017
The death has been announced of former CWS Manchester and Fairey Band player Bert Howarth.


New signings for Fairey as they look ahead to major challenges

August 5, 2017
Fairey announce a series of new signings as they look towards making their mark at the major championships in the second half of the 2017 season.


Hughes heads to Norway for new musical chapter

May 29, 2017
Paul Hughes relinquishes his role as principal cornet of Fairey Band to head to a new musical life in Norway.

Fairey Band

Fairey renews youth support in Stockport

March 17, 2017
The Fairey Band has renewed it musical partnership with the Stockport Schools Senior and Intermediate Bands.

Garry Cutt

 Interview with Garry Cutt

February 7, 2017
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Fairey MD Garry Cutt to find out more about their programme at the recent RNCM Festival and his hopes and aspirations for his band over the coming twelve months.

Fairey in action

Hardy heads to wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen

December 28, 2016
Fairey tuba player Chris Hardy will be the latest high profile brass band export to make a home in Denmark.

Isobel Daws

Fairey opens Daws for young trombone star

December 6, 2016
Fairey Band announces the signing of the talented young trombonist Isobel Daws.

Fairey Band

Funeral of Kenneth Dennison

November 8, 2016
Details are announced of the funeral for Kenneth Dennison


Death of Kenneth Dennison

October 20, 2016
The death has been reported of former Fairey Band Musical Director Kenneth Dennison.

Gavin Saynor

Saynor returns to boost Fairey major assault

July 26, 2016
Tuba star Gavin Saynor returns to Fairey to boost their hopes of claiming major title silverware in Birmingham and London.


Fairey add experience to front row ranks

July 7, 2016
Norman Christie is the new old head on the front row cornet bench at Fairey.

Beat Herder Festival

Fairey set for another top class Acid trip

July 5, 2016
Almost 15 years after they started, Fairey is still on their remarkable Acid Brass trip — this time at the renowned Beat Herder Festival.

Owen Farr

Fairey sign Owen Farr for Open Time travel

June 20, 2016
Tenor horn star Owen Farr will appear with Fairey Band at the British Open.

Car accident

Muggeridge thanks for life saving help

June 3, 2016
Former Fairey baritone player Keith Muggeridge hopes to raise funds for the service that saved his life and helped him back to enjoy his brass banding again...


Blue is the colour Rovers is the name...

May 24, 2016
The Fairey Band will be playing their part in bringing the comedy story of football team Redbridge Rovers to life on Sky television this month...

Garry Cutt in action

Cutt ready for busy Whit weekend

April 15, 2016
Garry Cutt will enjoy a hectic Whit Friday weekend of music making this year.

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

Blidworth Welfare Band - Organist Keith Hearnshaw

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

Besses o' th' Barn Band - Charity Celebration Concert

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

York Railway Institute Band - Dan Thomas - Euphonium

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

Cheshire Constabulary Band

June 20 • Cheshire police band based in Winsford & rehearsing Mondays are looking for a tutti & 3rd cornet. Great rh facilities and a smart friendly band.

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

Neil Samuel