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Amy Ewen

Ewen adds to RNCM workshop day

April 18, 2022
Brighouse & Rastrick baritone player Amy Ewen will be a part of the forthcoming Young Middle Brass workshop at the RNCM in Manchester.


Brighouse honours volunteer service

March 29, 2022
The dedicated commitment of six Brighouse & Rastrick Band stalwarts was recognised at the band's recent annual concert.

David King

Thursday interview with Prof David King

January 27, 2022
We chat with Prof David King about the programme of music he will conduct with Brighouse & Rastrick Band at the RNCM Brass Band Festival this weekend.

Floral Danbce

Back to the 70's with Brighouse

December 13, 2021
A Channel Five television show has recalled the pop hits of 1977 — including that one that reached number 2 from the band from West Riding.


The sound of the Robin on Radio 3

December 01, 2021
The sweet euphonium sound of Liz Lane's 'Robin, Robin' was heard on Radio 3 recently, played by Steven Mead and Brighouse & Rastrick Band.

Hirst and Broadbent

Brighouse celebrate reunion return

October 24, 2021
Players past and present gave the audience at Huddersfield Town Hall an evening packed full of nostalgia on their long awaited annual concert series return.


From a King to a Duc for Brighouse at London

September 08, 2021
Covid-19 travel restrictions see Brighouse & Rastrick link up with Valaisia's Arsene Duc after Prof David King has to remain in Australia.


Brighouse to make Whit Friday support detour

August 30, 2021
The famous West Riding band will be making a musical stop off on their way to a concert to help support the Greenfield Autumn Leaves 'Hymn & March' contest.


Brighouse looks to team up with past members

July 27, 2021
A special re-union band will join Brighouse & Rastrick Band on stage for their 75th massed band concert later this year.


Brighouse look for open and honest dialogue from Brass Bands England

July 07, 2021
A strongly worded open letter to BBE from the West Riding band asks for a "full and frank retraction and apology to the band" for what they believe were, "their thinly veiled attacks on us".


Brighouse & Rastrick out of Best of Brass Festival on weekend

June 30, 2021
West Riding band states that they cannot perform to the standard they wish for themselves, supporters and audience by playing with bell covers.


Brighouse help big game build up

June 29, 2021
Brighouse & Rastrick has done its bit to help build up the atmosphere to the big game between England and Germany this evening.


Brighouse set for concert broadcast

June 06, 2021
Brighouse & Rastrick will broadcast a special online concert as part of their Arts Council Culture Recovery Fund objectives.


Brighouse recovery boost gains media coverage

April 14, 2021
Brighouse & Rastrick's return to musical action has been boosted by the Culture Recovery Fund and some media spotlight treatment from the local press.


4BR Emerging Player Profile: Amy Ewen

March 28, 2021
In the first of a new series 4BR features interviews with some of the new faces making their mark in the banding movement around the world.


Besson bags Brighouse rising stars

March 27, 2021
The cornet and baritone duo of Tom Smith and Amy Ewen have joined the Besson stable of performance artists.


By Royal appointment...

December 08, 2020
An ensemble from Brighouse & Rastrick Band provided the musical accompaniment to a visit to Batley by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Tom Smith

Brighouse snap up Smith

July 23, 2020
Tom Smith makes a quick detour over the Pennines from Fairey to Brighouse & Rastrick to fill their principal cornet vacancy.


Irwin return at Brighouse

July 16, 2020
The experienced Martin Irwin returns to wear the purple and gold for a third time looking to repeat past successes. .


New recording partnership for Brighouse & Rastrick

June 14, 2020
A new collaboration will see Brighouse & Rastrick produce a series of releases with KMJ Recordings.


Enjoy vintage Brighouse & Rastrick

May 20, 2020
You can enjoy a rare film of Brighouse & Rastrick Band from 1965 thanks to the archive at the British Film Institute.

Floral Dance

Brighouse brings the Floral Dance into your living room...

March 29, 2020
The famous West Riding band has been doing its bit of social media outreach work with a great new take on its most famous concert encore...


Brighouse massed band concert with Black Dyke cancelled

March 21, 2020
One of the most eagerly awaited concerts has fallen victim of the Coronavirus pandemic — but will be on in 2021.


Brighouse look to add more tales of Yorkshire triumph

March 03, 2020
The defending Yorkshire champion will be showcasing their Area preparations under Prof David King.


Ewen heads to Brighouse to take baritone role

February 07, 2020
The talented Royal Birmingham Conservatoire student becomes the new solo baritone player at Brighouse & rastrick.


New Higgins work at Aldeburgh Festival

May 28 • A new cantata by composer Gavin Higgins will be featured at the famous Aldeburgh Festival next month.


Wessex Summer School announced tutor line-up

May 28 • Course Director Michael Fowles will be joined by a host of star performers to inspire the delegates on the forthcoming Wessex Band Summer Course.


Rothwell add to cornet strength

May 28 • The Grand Shield winners add strength to their cornet section ahead of the major contests later in the season with singing of the experienced Andy Novell.


Death of Barry Aldous

May 28 • The death has been announced of the respected player and administrator Barry Aldous.

Perth Festival of the Arts - Opera Bohemia - Madama Butterfly

Thursday 26 May • Perth Theatre, Mill Street, Perth PH1 5HZ

Perth Festival of the Arts - Cross Trust Artists of the Year

Thursday 26 May • St Matthew's Church, Tay Street, Perth PH1 5LQ

Perth Festival of the Arts - The Voice of Desire

Friday 27 May • St John's Kirk of Perth, St John's Place, Perth PH1 5SZ

Mereside Brass -

Friday 27 May • St Luke's Church. Goostrey. Cheshire CW4 8PE

Perth Festival of the Arts - Black Dyke Band at Perth Festival of the Arts

Saturday 28 May • Perth Concert Hall, Mill Street, Perth PH1 5HZ

Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band

May 26 • Our friendly non-contesting band, based near Maidenhead, Bracknell and Reading, seeks 3rd cornet and 2nd baritone players. Others always welcome!

Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band

May 26 • Our friendly non-contesting band, based near Maidenhead, Bracknell and Reading, seeks capable percussionists, both kit and tuned. Other players also welcome!

Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band

May 26 • Our friendly non-contesting band, based near Maidenhead, Bracknell and Reading, seeks a capable 1st Horn player. Other players also welcome!.

Ian Holmes

BA (hons), PGDip (RCM), ARCM, ALCM
Conductor, piano accompanist and educator


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