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Skelmersdale welcome new signings

October 18, 2018
A new MD attracts new players to Skelmersdale Band as they look forward to exciting appearances on the contest and concert stages.


Skelmersdale welcome back Coulsen as new MD

September 12, 2018
Ben Coulsen has been appointed as the new Musical Director of Skelmersdale Prize Band.

James Hall

Skelmersdale look forward with local expertise

February 14, 2017
The recent appointment of MD James Hall has brought a great deal of locally led optimism for Skelmersdale Prize Band.

Karl Stott

Skelmersdale take Stott lead for Nationals and beyond

June 11, 2015
Karl Stott takes over the helm at Cheltenham bound Skelmersdale as former MD Dave Chapman heads for Mexico..

Seven up boost for Skelmersdale

September 06, 2011
Skelmersdale Prize get a helpful seven up boost of new players.

New signings at Skelmersdale

November 04, 2010
John Roberts takes over the helm as Skelmersdale announce a trio of new signings.

New top girl at Skelmersdale

November 24, 2008
Debbie Williams is the new top woman at the Skelmersdale Band.

Skelmersdale on the up

June 02, 2008
After a hard few years, the Skelmersdale Prize Band finally look to be on the up again.

John Doyle

Early Summer at Skelmersdale

April 02, 2008
John Doyle certainly enjoyed himself recently at the Skelmersdale Slow Melody Contest.


Cavanagh takes baritone role at Black Dyke

December 5 • Michael Cavanagh becomes the new solo baritone players at Black Dyke


Black Dyke awards to McGlynn and Smith

December 5 • Dave McGlynn and Dave Smith are presented with the 'Bandsman of the Year' and 'Pondasher' awards at Black Dyke's annual presentation evening.


RNCM and BBE offer conducting workshop to help redress gender balance

December 5 • The RNCM and Brass Bands England link to offer conducting workshop opportunities for female-identifying, trans and non-binary conductors to help in redressing gender imbalance in brass banding.


2020 heralds new arrivals at City of Bradford

December 5 • New players will be making their way to the City of Bradford organisation this Christmas

Black Dyke Band - Huddersfield Choral Society

Friday 6 December • Huddersfield Town Hall, Corporation Street, Huddersfield HD1 2TA

St Albans City Band - Nextstage Community Choir

Friday 6 December • Homewood Road URC Church , Sandpit Lane, St Albans AL1 3RD

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band presents "Christmas wit

Friday 6 December • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street Opp. RESERVED. London . W1C 2DJ

London Metropolitan Brass - Annual Charity Christmas Concert

Saturday 7 December • East Finchley Methodist Church, 205B High Rd, Finchley, London N2 8AN

The Fairey Band - Dobross Youth Band

Saturday 7 December • Civic Hall/Lee St, Oldham OL3 6AE OL3 6AE

Haverhill Silver Band

December 5 • Haverhill Silver Band require a 1st class Horn player, in preparation for 2020 contest season.

Ellenbrook and Boothstown Brass Band

December 5 • We are a friendly, non-contesting community band looking for a new Conductor, and players to beef up all sections.. Based near Manchester and Wigan we have a range of abilities and welcome all to come and give us a try at Mon or Weds practices 8:15 - 10pm.

Chinnor Silver

December 5 • we are looking for a FLUGEL PLAYER to complete our line up.. rehearsals are on a wednesday in our own bandroom[others when required}. good but realistic book of concerts and contests planned.

David W. Ashworth

Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator


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