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Lydbrook Band

Lydbrook reflect on a memorable centenary year

January 06, 2024
The 100th anniversary of Lydbrook Band was full of memorable music making at home and abroad.


Heart of oak for centenary Lydbrook

July 25, 2023
The Lydbrook Band's centenary celebrations have continued in the wooded heart of their local community.


Death of Brian Howard

July 24, 2023
The death has been announced of the respected conductor Brian Howard.

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Memorable centenary tour for Lydbrook

June 16, 2023
The Lydbrook Band has just returned from a short tour to Belgium where they were honoured to perform at the Tyne Cot Cemetery and the Menin Gate.

Menin Gate

Lydbrook to head to Europe

May 25, 2023
The Lydbrook Band will undertake a short tour of northern Belgium this weekend — including having the honour of playing at the Menin Gate.


Death of Debbie Galliott

March 31, 2023
The death has been reported of the much loved and respected Lydbrook Band player Debbie Galliott


Ritter adds Lydbrook to his conducting CV

February 24, 2023
Gareth Ritter will add extra musical miles to his conducting as he takes the baton at Lydbrook Band.

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Lydbrook enjoys media profile boost thanks lottery ticket love story

December 27, 2022
The Lydbrook Band has enjoyed a great deal of media coverage over the festive period thanks to playing their part in the National Lottery love story.


Lydbrook help lottery love story for Christmas

November 29, 2022
The Lydbrook Band has played their part in this year's EuroMillions Lotto Christmas advert.


Local recognition for Lane

March 26, 2021
Composer Liz Lane becomes the first non-playing recipient of Lydbrook Band's 'Bandsperson of the Year' award.


Family values flow through time for Lydbrook

October 04, 2020
Reflections on time and the importance of support and love of family and community are linked together in Lydbrook Band's latest innovative project.


Concorde to provide iconic backdrop to massed performance

January 10, 2020
One of the world's most iconic aeroplanes will provide the backdrop for a performance of Liz Lane's 'Innovation 2016' next month.


Lydbrook honours euphonium legend

December 24, 2019
The Lydbrook Band helped honour the legendary euphonium player Lyndon Baglin's 70 years of brilliance in the banding movement.


Lydbrook set for countryside audience of millions

October 11, 2019
The Lydbrook Band will be seen by an audience of millions later this month after being filmed for the BBC programme 'Countryfile'.


Stone wall concert success for Lydbrook

August 10, 2019
The Lydbrook Band breaks new ground with a rather unique concert performance...


Lane provides heartfelt tribute to friend and banding colleague

July 17, 2019
Composer Liz Lane's musical tribute to a much missed player will also help a great charity with its future work.


Lydbrook forges new links on Polish tour visit

June 11, 2019
The Lydbrook Band has just returned from an outstanding musical tour experience to Katowice in Poland.


Lydbrook to head to Poland for pioneering brass band connection

May 17, 2019
The Lydbrook Band will head to Katowice in Poland to help the city develop an exciting brass band movement.


Death of Lydbrook stalwart

April 18, 2019
The death has been reported of the respected Lydbrook player Yvonne Hamblin


Silver Rose to mark sacrifice of Cambridge alumni

November 01, 2018
There will be a special resonance to the performance of Liz Lane's 'Silver Rose' at Trinity College in Cambridge on Armistice weekend


Great response to cross cultural collaboration in heart of Gloucestershire

July 09, 2018
A wonderful musical link between Lydbrook Band and RSVP Bhangra Band was enjoyed by plenty of music enthusiasts in Coleford recently.


Lydbrook set to pioneer boundary crossings with latest Prom

June 14, 2018
The Lydbrook Band will be breaking through cultural as well as genre boundaries with their latest innovative Proms in the Park initiative.

Lyndon Baglin

Queen's Birthday Honour for Lyndon Baglin

June 09, 2018
The legendary euphonium player has been made a recipient of the British Empire Medal (BEM) for Services to Brass Band Music.


Barny rubble joins Lydbrook sponsorship celebrations

June 03, 2017
Lydbrook Band enjoyed a rather unique way of celebrating a new sponsorship deal — playing right at the bottom of huge stone quarry.

Flight Concert

Concorde to take to the air again and again

February 10, 2017
The musical spirit of one of the world's iconic aeroplanes will be reprised thanks to a local radio station, a special commission and lots of community performers.


Full package Matsukawa claims BBCA Conducting title

June 18 • Japanese musician So Matsukawa is the highly impressive winner of the 2024 Brass Band Conductors' Association conducting prize.


Flowers boost as 2024 fulfils first half promise

June 18 • A highly successful start to 2024 holds the promise of even more success for the recently crowned French Open champion.

National Youth Championships

Sparke provides Youth Champ test piece

June 18 • A new work by Philip Sparke will test bands at the 2025 National Youth Championships of Great Britain.


4BR Euro 2024 quiz winner

June 18 • Gareth Southgate will have wanted to pick a side like this — but our winner made sure they got the selections right for our Euro 2024 quiz.

Pontardulais Town Band - Annual Concert - The storytellers present.....

Saturday 22 June • Pontarddulais Comprehensive School, Caecerrig Road, Pontarddulais. SA4 8PD

Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Strata Brass

Sunday 23 June • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW

Wotton-under-Edge Silver Band - Foden's Band

Sunday 23 June • Renishaw Innovation Centre,. New Mills, Kingswood, Wotton-under-Edge,. Gloucestershire GL12 8JR

West Midlands Police Band - Sovereign Brass and Brett Baker (Trombone)

Sunday 23 June • Tipton Green Methodist Church. Park Lane West. Tipton. Sandwell. DY1 4QF

Brass Bands England - Youth Fest 2024

Friday 28 June • Barnsley Civic, Hanson Street, Barnsley S70 2HZ

wantage silver band

June 19 • Wantage Band (L&SC Championship, ranked 12th on Brassstats.com) are looking for their next Principal Eb Bass. The band are looking for an experienced musician that can lead the bass section and perform with confidence at concerts and on the contest stage.

Concert Brass Poynton

June 17 • Required:. Concert Brass, Poynton Stockport, Seek: A Solo Cornet - Bb Bass - Bass Trombone - Tenor Horn. No Contesting Not a learners Band. Rehearsing on Wednesday Evenings between 8.00 to 10.00pm (with a short comfort break and cup of tea at 9.00pm)..

Concert Brass Poynton

June 17 • Concert Brass, Poynton Stockport, Seek: A Solo Cornet - Bb Bass - Bass Trombone - Tenor Horn. . No Contesting Not a learners Band. Rehearsing on Wednesday Evenings between 8.00 to 10.00pm (with a short comfort break and cup of tea at 9.00pm).

Chris Wormald

B.Mus (Hons), LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, adjudicator, arranger


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