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Welcome return for Sach

February 12, 2020
Sacheus Holloway-Jones has made a global return to Northop Band for their forthcoming Welsh Area appearance in Swansea.


New trio adds to to sense of qualifying excitement for Northop

January 22, 2020
Northop Silver look to claim a Royal Albert Hall qualification spot for the second successive year with new signings boost.


Report & Result: 2019 Senior Cup

May 18, 2019
Northop claims the Senior Cup honours in what is proving to be a memorable season as they gain promotion with Wantage Silver, Llwydcoed and Ratby Co-operative to Grand Shield.


Doyle takes lead role with Northop

January 04, 2018
Leyland star John Doyle has been appointed Musical Director of the Northop Band in North Wales.


Northop thanks for year of success under Hughes

August 14, 2017
The newly crowned Welsh National Eisteddfod champion, Northop has thanked MD Paul Hughes for a year of musical success — topped off by that great going away present.


Death of Jim Williams

January 23, 2016
The death has been announced of one of Welsh banding's finest stalwarts — James Williams of Northop Band.

Andrew Berryman

Berryman set for New Year return at Northop

August 25, 2015
Andrew Berryman will make a welcome return to the UK in January 2016 at the helm of Northop Silver.

Northop Cheltenham

Report & Results: 2014 National Finals: Fourth Section

September 20, 2014
Wales retains its iron grip on the Fourth Section National title with the youthful Northop Brass claiming the title in Cheltenham.

Nothop Brass

Northop set for new youth level

March 07, 2014
The Northop Band organisation has added a new youth level to its set up with the contesting debut of Northop Brass.

Northop with Barney

Northop youngsters gain their Blue Peter Badge

December 20, 2013
The young players of Northop Youth Band have gained their famous Blue Peter Badge by helping celebrate Christmas on the famous children's programme.

David Owen

Death of David Owen

December 20, 2013
The death of the popular and much respected 'Tojo' has been announced to a shocked Welsh banding movement.

Northop Youth

Blue Peter Badges for Northop Youth stars

July 03, 2013
The young players of North Youth Band certainly did their bit to help a Blue Peter presenter with his musical Whit Friday challenge.

Whit Friday

Blue Peter presenter set for Whit Friday debut

May 24, 2013
Barney Harwood will join Northop Youth Band to play the trombone around the Whit Friday circuit today...


Results: Northop Solo & Duet

May 19, 2008
Over 40 children take part in the Northop contest.


4BR Shop: Denis Wick Euphonium SM3U-X Silver plated

February 18 • The Ultra mouthpiece from Steven Mead through the 4BR Shop is one of the most popular of the range.


Dutch link for Filton Area challenge

February 18 • Filton Concert will team up with Dutch conductor Erik van de Kolk for their West of England challenge in Torquay.

Cross Keys

Cross Keys look towards Area after flood damage

February 18 • Flood damage takes its toll on the Cross Keys Band, but help has come from the banding community to enable them to focus on their Area challenge.


National Youth Concert looks forward to 2020 course

February 17 • Jonathan Parkes will lead the National Youth Concert Band course — headlined by acclaimed trombonist Helen Vollam.

Foden's Band - Patrons Concert: Sandbach School

Tuesday 18 February • Sandbach School, Crewe Road, Sandbach CW11 3NS

Milton Keynes Brass - Charity Concert

Saturday 22 February • Broughton Fields Primary School, Milton Rd, Broughton, Milton Keynes, MK10 9LS. MK10 9LS

The Cobham Band - Brass Music from Around the World

Saturday 22 February • The Vera Fletcher Hall. Embercourt Road Thames Ditton. KT7 0LQ

Contest: North West Regional Championships

Sunday 23 February • Winter Gardens Complex, Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HU

Contest: scaba Own Choice Test & March

Sunday 23 February • The Hawth in Crawley, West Sussex RH10 6YZ

Shipston Town Band

February 18 • We are looking for a Bb Bass and Eb Bass as we prepare for the Midlands Area Section 3 in March . After qualifying for the finals at Cheltenham last September we are looking to make an impression in Section 3 after our subsequent promotion,

Oxfordshire Youth Brass

February 17 • Oxfordshire Youth Brass is looking for horn, baritone, back row cornets and Bb bass players to complete our line-up for our summer tour to Edinburgh in late-August 2020. We will be working with Alan Fernie, playing concerts and visiting the Tattoo.

Chadderton Band

February 16 • Chadderton Band is a non-contesting band playing a various events throughout the year. We are a friendly band looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections. EUPH and percussion needed. Come along to one of our rehearsals most welcome.

David Frame

Bass/Tenor Trombone Player, Adjudicator (Member of AoBBA) Occasional Conductor


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