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Andreas Kratz

Swedish link for Tongwynlais Odyssey

January 23, 2018
Tongwynlais Temperance will be directed by Swedish conductor Andreas Kratz as they look to embark on a successful Royal Albert Hall Odyssey in Swansea in March.

Ina Holmes

Holmes aims building programme at Tongwynlais

July 2, 2017
Ian Holmes as been appointed Principal Conductor at Tongwynlais Temperance with a remit to build, direct and define an artistic voice for the ambitious Welsh outfit.


New euph concerto with a tale to tell

April 10, 2017
Daniel Hall's new euphonium concerto has a surprisingly dark inspiration...

tong tubas

Tongwynlais boosted by foundation work success

March 28, 2017
Tongwynlais Temperance has enjoyed a great start to the 2017 season thanks to the benefit of a pair of stalwart tuba signings.

Christopher Bond

Report & Results: 2017 Welsh Open

February 18, 2017
Its Bond — Christopher Bond as young MD leads Tongwynlais Temperance to Welsh Open title in Porthcawl.


New Music Academy at Tongwynlais

October 17, 2016
The Tongwynlais Band has announced the launch of its brand new music academy on the outskirts of Cardiff.

Albert Hall

Tongwynlais boost tuba ranks ahead of Albert Hall

October 4, 2016
Tongwynlais Temperance get a tuba boost to help their 'Lone Wolf' aspirations.


Tongwynlais boost ranks ahead of Albert Hall

September 26, 2016
Welsh contender Tongwynlais Temperance has strengthened its player ranks ahead of its appearance at the National Finals in London next month.


Tongwynlais appoint Rees to principal role

July 18, 2016
18 year old Harvey Rees takes over the principal cornet role at Tongwynlais after Charlotte Chambers decides to take a back row seat.

Dave Roberts

Tongwynlais keep Temperance link for Albert Hall

June 27, 2016
Rothwell MD Dave Roberts keeps to his Temperance roots to lead Tongwynlais at Royal Albert Hall.

Tongwynlais Temperance

Tuba signing for Tongwynlais

May 22, 2016
National finalists Tongwynlais Temperance add strength to their tuba team in time for Albert Hall.

Tongwynlais Temperance

Ton take on top trom for Memory assault

May 13, 2016
Welsh contenders Tongwynlais Temperance gain Grand Shield boost with top trom signing.

Tongwynlais Temperance

New signing boosts Ton ahead of Blackpool

May 7, 2016
Welsh contenders Tongwynlais Temperance has boosted its Grand Shield confidence with a new signing.

Tongwynlais Temperance

Tongwynlais aim for Open double

April 16, 2016
Tongwynlais Temperance looks towards Blackpool to claim double major qualification.

Tongwynlais Temperance

Arrivals and departures at Tongwynlais

December 24, 2015
Hellos and goodbyes at Tongwynlais Temperance as Welsh band looks forward to 2016 season.

Christopher Bond

Tongwynlais strengthen Bond link with CD

April 9, 2015
Albert Hall qualifiers to strengthen their musical link to their Resident Conductor and Composer in Residence with new CD.

John Berryman in action

Berryman to make Cornish link with Tongwynlais

March 5, 2015
The vastly experienced John Berryman is to make a Cornish link to Tongwynlais Temperance as they seek to regain Welsh Regional title.

Brett Baker

Baker to take National baton at Tongwynlais

August 18, 2014
Former Black Dyke solo trombonist Brett Baker is to lead Tongwynlais Temperance at the National Finals in London in October.

Tong and Sykes

Wise move for Tongwynlais as Sykes departs

April 21, 2014
Jeremy Wise will take Tongwnlais Temperance to the Grand Shield and European Championships following the resignation of MD Steve Sykes.


New double Bond issue at Tongwynlais

January 25, 2014
Welsh champion announces Christopher Bond as their new Resident Conductor.

Black Dyke Band - Wigan with Russ Abbott

Sunday 24 June • Wigan Youth Zone, Parson's Walk, Wigan WN1 1RU

The Fairey Band -

Sunday 24 June • Subscription Rooms. George St. Stroud. GL5 1AE. United Kingdom GL51AE

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Friday 29 June • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street Opp. RESERVED. London . W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ

Thundersley Brass Band - TBB Summer Concert

Friday 29 June • Richmond Hall, Richmond Avenue, South Benfleet, Essex SS75HA


Friday 29 June • Mount Zion hall. Pemberton. Wigan WN5 8DZ

The Marple Band

June 24 • Lonely, single 2nd man down seeks her principal right hand man to accompany her at rehearsals, concerts, contests and more. Must be able to perform quality solos and be sociable too. Date nights are Friday night with occasional/regular weekends.

Frampton on Severn Silver Band

June 22 • We are a friendly non-contesting band in Gloucestershire looking for players, particularly cornets, baritone and basses, but all are welcome. We play at many local events and bandstand jobs, and practice on Tuesday evenings just off Junction 13 of the M5.

Crewe Brass

June 22 • 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.

David Hirst

MA, B.Ed (Hons), LTCL
Conductor, adjudicator and arranger