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Never seen together on stage...

Could these be identical twins separated at banding birth...?

Max Wall and Frank Renton

 

Carrying on a bit of Christmas Day fun — and after the 4BR Editor teamed up composer Granville Bantock with actor Monty Woolley as two people you would perhaps never see together on the same contest stage.

Here's another brace of unlikely 'twins'...

Never seen together

Thanks to the anonymous person who sent in the pairing of Max Wall and a certain Frank Renton.

Check it out the next time when Frank walks onto the stage...

Prize

What other brass band personality/lookalike can be spotted in a festive film this Christmas.

There’s a late stocking full of CDs for the best unlikely pairing you can come up with...

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Hardraw Scar

Entries sought for Hardraw Scar contest

March 26 • Now is you chance to perform at one of the banding world's iconic venues...


sOUTH yORKSHIRE pOLICE

South Yorkshire Police enjoy new leads to Cheltenham...

March 26 • The newly crowned Yorkshire Area champion has been enjoying a confident return to form in 2019...


Trophies

Report & Results: 2019 West Midlands Solo, Duet & Quartet

March 26 • There was a fine turn out of playing talent on show at the recent annual West Midlands Solo, Duet & Quartet contest.


Renfrew

Its a knockout for Renfrew...

March 26 • A bunch of bandits from Renfrew Burgh Band will be hoping to produce a knockout punch on rivals this weekend...


Jackfield Band -

Friday 29 March • Dawley Town Hall, 6 New Street, Dawley TF4 3JR


Black Dyke Band - Boston

Saturday 30 March • Centenary Methodist Church, Boston, PE21 6NY


Contest: National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great B

Saturday 30 March • University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL


Black Dyke Band - Bury Parish Church

Thursday 4 April • The Rock, Bury BL9 0AH


Strata Brass -

Friday 5 April • Rockingham Centre. Hoyland Common. Barnsley S74 9DQ


The Corsham Band

March 26 • The band are currently looking for an experienced Front Row Cornet Player to join our friendly and enthusiastic team.


Shipston Town Band

March 25 • Fresh from winning the 4th Section at the ODBBA Winter Contest and our success at the Midland Area we are looking for a Bb Bass Eb Bass and a back row cornet as we prepare for our Summer Programme and our visit to Cheltenham in September for the finals


chadderton brass band

March 25 • Chadderton Band is a non-contesting band requiring players of any age and ability to come along to one of our rehearsals and give us a try. We are a friendly band playing at various concerts throughout the year. Conductor required also percussionist.


Mark Wilkinson


Cornet Soloist, Teacher, Adjudicator, Conductor