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Wormald takes final bow at Smithills

July 18, 2017
Three decades of inspirational music making comes to an end at Smithills Schools as Chris Wormald puts down the baton.


Smithills set for USA tour

February 10, 2017
Smithills School Senior Band will be flying the flag in the USA later this year on what will be their sixth tour of the United States.

Smithills Schools

Smithills pack out again for Hospice fund raiser

December 21, 2016
The talented pupils of Smithills School have been busy bringing musical entertainment to their supporters in Bolton.


Smithills enjoy fantastic Army link

October 18, 2016
Smithills Schools Band recently played host to the Band of the King's Division for a great day of music making at their school.

Andy Prior

Prior arrangement to help boost Smithills charity work

September 26, 2016
Smithills School Senior Band will link up with Big Band star Andy Prior to hep raise more funds for Bolton charities.

Smithills Senior Band

The King's visit set for Smithills

August 09, 2016
Smithills School to host a musical visit from The Band of the King's Division in October.


Smithills enjoy popping over to Cork

July 20, 2016
Smiths School Senior Band has enjoyed a fantastic short tour to Cork.

Joint concert

Joint forces raise funds for Children's Hospice

July 10, 2016
The joint musical forces of Smithills School and Eagley Bands help raise funds for the Derian House Children's Hospice.

Smithills recording

Smithills set for new release

July 05, 2016
Smithills School Senior Band has just finished recording its latest CD.

Smithills Schools

Irish return for Smithills

June 18, 2016
Smithills Schools Band will return to Ireland next month on the latest exciting tour for the talented youngsters.


Major Mayor pay day for Smithills

May 13, 2016
A grateful Mayor of Bolton adds a litlte something to the funds of Smithills Schools Senior Band.


Smithills treat supporters to best ever evening

April 25, 2016
The latest musical talents on show at Smithills School provide a packed house with an unforgettable evening of entertainment.


Smithills complete marathon prep

February 09, 2016
The students of Smithills School Senior Band have just completed a marathon of music making to help them prepare for their forthcoming tours.


No in at Bolton for Smithill supporters

December 19, 2015
The sold out signs are up in Bolton as Smithills Senior Schools Band fill the seats once more at Christmas time...


Smithills set for Irish return

December 07, 2015
Smithills School Senior Band will return to Ireland in 2016 — a decade after their last visit.


Smithills renew New Zealand link

September 28, 2015
A dozen year after they last played together, Smithills School Senior Band gives a warm welcome to an old(er) friend...

Smithills School Band

Smithills on scorching form at Disneyland Paris

July 08, 2015
Smithills provide a record hot performance on their recent trip to Disneyland Paris.

Smithills School Band

Smithills set for Disneyland return

June 29, 2015
Smithills Senior Band will return to Disneyland Paris to help celebrate all things American on 4th July...


Smithills set for the recording studio

June 12, 2015
The Smithills Senior Band will be heading into the recording studio this weekend to lay down their latest tracks.


Standing room only for Smithills

March 26, 2015
The Smithills Senior Band has once again been helping raise funds for two fine charitable causes.

Smithills in action

Smithills latest marathon

January 21, 2015
A 10 hour Sunday rehearsal boosts lips and stamina as well as the coffers for Smithills School Senior Band.


Smithills send shoppers packing

December 24, 2014
An M&S musical tradition from Smithills helps shoppers spend a little more of their hard earned cash, and the band gain extra fund raising...

Bag packing

Smithills sent packing

December 04, 2014
The entrepreneurial Smithills spirit of fund raising carries on even with the MD away...


Matinee success for Smithills

November 25, 2014
More concert success for Smithills with latest early bird musical venture.

Smithills in action

Smithills hit right fund raising chord

November 11, 2014
The latest Smithills School Senior Band concert in Bolton certainly hit the right fundraising chord.


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.

Sam Fisher

BA (Hons), PGCE, Dip.ABRSM
Conductor, Adjudicator (AoBBA), Composer/Arranger, Cornet & Flugelhorn Soloist


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