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Grimethorpe

75 years of brass and coal

January 18, 2022
The national newspaper will hopefully remember the link between brass bands and the National Coal Board this weekend thanks to photographer Lorne Campbell.


Surtaal

Grimethorpe engages in fusion music making

August 31, 2021
'Surtaal Celebrates' offers the opportunity to join musical forces with Grimethorpe, RSVP Bhangra and other leading musicians around the globe.


Varley

Media light shines on recovery support

April 06, 2021
Brass bands have managed to get a bit more media spotlight...


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4BR Monday Interview with Andrew Coe

April 05, 2021
4BR talks to Andrew Coe, the Band Manager of Grimethorpe Colliery Band to find out more about their award from the Cultural Recovery Fund and why it is essential to safeguarding their post Covid-19 future.


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Grimethorpe Colliery Band gains Cultural Recovery support

April 02, 2021
The famous Yorkshire band also gains essential financial support as it plans its return to rehearsals, concerts and projects over the coming months.


Liz Lane

Interview with Liz Lane

March 11, 2021
4BR catches up with composer Liz Lane to find out more about her appointment as Composer in Association with Grimethorpe Colliery Band and her latest 'Bluebird' project.


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Liz Lane takes flight with lead role at Grimethorpe

March 08, 2021
Grimethorpe Colliery Band appoint Liz Lane as their new Composer-in-Association as the latest 'Bluebird' composition takes flight.


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Grimethorpe hope to add to festive joy

December 20, 2020
A reprise festive concert performance from Grimethorpe Colliery Band looks to add funds to the entertainment coffers.


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Television boost for Grimethorpe appeal

December 18, 2020
Covid-19 spotlight on Grimethorpe as they appeal for Christmas Crowdfunder help.


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Grimethorpe launches fund raising initiative

November 29, 2020
One of the world's most famous bands spearheads Crowdfunder appeal to raise vital funds.


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New rep signing for Grimethorpe

November 21, 2020
Seb Williman joins Grimethorpe Colliery Band on repiano cornet from Fairey.


Remembrance

Generational pride in Remembrance

November 11, 2020
The Last Post was played across the nation today by musicians of all ages to remember the sacrifice of those who fought for our freedoms.


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Grimethorpe dial up powerful connection with Locked down performance

October 05, 2020
Grimethorpe Colliery Band's link to a dance collaboration project makes a powerful melodramatic impact with arts critics.


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Grimethorpe Hitch up to contemporary dance look at lockdown Wonderland

September 02, 2020
Grimethorpe's recording of 'Dial H for Hitchcock' is being used as part of a triptych of contemporary dance and ballet responses to the Coronavirus pandemic.


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Grimethorpe held Spellbound by Bronte

July 05, 2020
An exciting new collaboration sees Grimethorpe Colliery Band bring Emily Bronte's 'Spellbound' poem to life...


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No need to be Brassed Off next week...

April 10, 2020
The iconic brass band film will be screened on Film4 to compensate for Grimethorpe's Albert Hall appearance being cancelled.


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Grimethorpe dial up new players and CD release

April 07, 2020
Stephanie Wilkins is the latest high profile signing at Grimethorpe as the band keeps busy in the transfer and CD market.


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Crowther takes last playing bow with Grimethorpe

January 03, 2020
The remarkable Shaun Crowther has retired as solo Eb tuba at Grimethorpe Colliery Band


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New euph chapter opens at Grimethorpe with Bokaris appointment

December 24, 2019
Australian euph star Adam Bokaris becomes the new solo euphonium at Grimethorpe as Michael Dodd takes a back seat role.


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Millions enjoy Grimethorpe festive radio appearance

December 17, 2019
Millions of Radio 2 Monday morning listeners enjoyed the sound of Grimethorpe Colliery Band...


Michael Dodd

A golden generation of young players is being developed in Barnsley...

November 15, 2019
8 year old Oscar Paterson was an internet sensation when he gazed in wonder at Michael Dodd's gold euphonium — so now he's had the chance to give it a test drive too...


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Grimethorpe help cover number 1 spot

November 05, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery Band has helped the Children in Need


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Grimethorpe get it covered for Children in Need

October 29, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery Band will be helping raise millions of pounds for the BBC's annual Children in Need appeal this year


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International Stamp of approval at Grimethorpe

October 22, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery Band makes musical link with leading American composer Dr Jack Stamp.


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Grimethorpe add Lenton to Albert Hall line-up

September 27, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery sign baritone star Sarah Lenton to their ranks ahead of Albert Hall challenge.




UniBrass

Live broadcast coverage of UniBrass Championships announced

January 21 • Both the UniBrass Trophy and Shield competitions can be enjoyed with a live broadcast from the event this year.


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New Euphonium competition looks to attract European talent

January 21 • The Fontys AMPA Euphonium Competition has been launched to attract the very best student euphonium players across Europe.


Wade

New lead for Adjudicators

January 21 • Sheona Wade has been appointed as the new Chairperson of the Association of Brass Band Adjudicators.


Winter Garden

Confidence boost to North West banding with Area numbers

January 20 • 74 bands have entered the 2022 North West Regional Championships that will take place at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool on 27th February.


Glossop Old Band - Cadishead Public Band

Sunday 23 January • Glossop Band Club, Derby Street, Glossop. SK13 8LP


Black Dyke Band - RNCM Brass Band Festival

Saturday 29 January • Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9RD


Regent Hall Concerts - The International Staff Band of the Salvation Army

Saturday 29 January • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London WC1 2 DJ


Black Dyke Band - Gladstone Theatre

Sunday 30 January • Greendale Road, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 4XB


Glossop Old Band - Silk Brass Band

Sunday 30 January • Glossop Band Club, Derby Street, Glossop. SK13 8LP


Bollington Brass Band

January 21 • We are looking for a front row cornet player (position negotiable) and a percussionist to join the band after the North West area contest. If you fancy a new challenge with a friendly 1st Section please get in touch.


Forest of Dean Brass

January 18 • Do you fancy playing Spectrum at the West of England Areas in March? We are currently looking for a Front Row Cornet to complete our line-up. We rehearse on a Tuesday and Thursday at our bandroom in Yorkley, Forest of Dean GL15 4TA


The Cobham Band

January 17 • The Cobham Band is fully up and running again and requires a EUPHONIUM or BARITONE player. We have some great concerts planned including bandstand dates for the new season under our new conductor, Jim Lynch.. .


Alan Duguid

BA (Hons), PGDipMus, PGCE
Conductor, Composer, Adjudicator (ABBA)


               

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