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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.


Brighouse welcome back Newton

January 15, 2020
Ellena Newton returns to Brighouse & Rastrick in the new role of solo trombone.


Death of Peter Teal

January 14, 2020
The death has been announced of the former Brighouse & Rastrick corent and flugel player Peter Teal.


Yorkshire rivals to join forces for 75th anniversary

October 29, 2019
There will be a rare chance to hear the combined forces of Brighouse & Rastrick and Black Dyke on stage together next year as part of the West Riding band's 75th annual concert celebrations.


Hirst to take 50 year repeat bow

October 22, 2019
David Hirst will return to the stage of a concert that he first graced as a player half a century ago...


Brighouse to mark their Titan Progress

October 09, 2019
The Yorkshire Champion will be showing their Titan's Progress this evening on their home patch.


King pays a visit to a Brighouse Titan...

September 24, 2019
Prof David King recently headed to Merseyside to meet up with Brighouse & Rastrick Titan, the great James Scott.


Brighouse open their Dynasty challange

September 02, 2019
Prof David King and Brighouse & Rastrick will be showcasing their Dynasty preparations this week at an open rehearsal,


Brighouse make American link to enhance professorial musical partnership

July 23, 2019
The Yorkshire Champion makes a trans-Atlantic musical link as Lee Harrelson of Fountain City Brass becomes their new Visiting International Professor to work alongside David King.


Cash and carry at Butlin's in 2022

July 31 • There is plenty of prize money to win at the Butlin's Open Brass Band Festival in January — with individuals, ensembles and bands able to carry off big cash prizes.


Friday night is music night at Bolsover Summer School

July 30 • The Bolsover International Brass Band Summer School has been a huge success this year — with delegates and tutors overcoming Covid and the weather to enjoying their music making.

British Open

Bands reminded of rejoicing in public

July 29 • Bands have been reminded by the publishers of the British Open set-work of the performance rights associated with Edward Gregson's composition.


National Youth stay Well with new support

July 29 • The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain has enjoyed the support of one of the UK's leading pharmacy chains to put on its summer residential courses.

Regent Hall Concerts - Trafalgar Brass

Friday 6 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE

Epping Forest Band - Proms on the Green

Sunday 8 August • On the green outside the Epping Forest District Council Civic Offices CM16 4BZ

Regent Hall Concerts - Arc Brass

Friday 13 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE

Regent Hall Concerts - The Wind Ensemble of the Band of the RAF Regiment

Friday 20 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE

Regent Hall Concerts - The Brass Ensemble of the Central Band of the RAF

Friday 27 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE

Newstead Brass

July 31 • Newstead Brass, Championship section, require PRINCIPAL TROMBONE to lead the section at the delayed 2020 national finals , Bolsover Entertainment festival and a range of concerts across the region.

Chinnor Silver

July 31 • GREAT to be back rehearsing again but with Uni time coming up we require CORNETS AND PERCUSSION PLAYERS Rehearsals on a wednesday in our newly refurbished bandroom.Concerts and contests planned. Very friendly hard working group so come and check us out.

Rainford Band

July 30 • Rainford Band (Championship Section) requires a first class BBb bass player. . Upcoming contests include Dr Martins, Scottish Open, NW Areas and Grand Shield, and a varied concert programme.

David A. Stowell

Conductor and composer


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