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Ron Bligh

Death of Ron Bligh

February 16, 2024
The death has been announced of Woodfalls Band stalwart Ron Bligh.


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Death of Tony Pitt

June 13, 2023
The death has been announced of Tony Pitt, a leading figure in the support, development and success of the Woodfalls Band.


Stephen Sykes

Sykes takes Woodfalls lead

August 26, 2022
Stephen Sykes becomes the new Musical Director of Woodfalls Band


Childs

Childs steps down from Woodfalls role

June 24, 2021
The nine year musical partnership between Dr Robert Childs and Woodfalls Band has reached its final chord.


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Death of Dennis Chalk BEM

September 11, 2019
The death has been announced of the respected musician Dennis Chalk BEM.


Childs

Personal connection for Childs concert

December 01, 2017
The welcome cross border appearance of the Woodfalls Band in Wales this weekend will have an added personal connection for the family of MD, Dr Robert Childs.


Woodfalls

Woodfalls showcase Gallery portraits

October 10, 2017
West of England champions are putting on an evening showing this week on their Gallery portraits curated by Dr Robert Childs.


Woodfalls

Woodfalls say farewell to Sam

July 23, 2017
Woodfalls Band has said a fond farewell to one of their most dedicated bandsmen.


Swan Lake

Woodfalls to light up Swan vistas

May 09, 2017
Woodfalls will be showcasing their prep work on Reflections on Swan Lake ahead of their Blackpool Grand Shield challenge.


Woodfalls Band

World Rankings — April Update

April 03, 2017
The latest Band Supplies — 4barsrest.com Rankings see significant changes across the majority of the top 200 following the Regional Championships in the UK.


Dr Robert Childs

Woodfalls extra Area boost as Childs signs up on three year deal

March 17, 2017
Dr Robert Childs has formalised his musical link to the newly crowned West of England Champions by signing a three year link as Musical directir.


Woodfalls

Woodfalls withdraws from Brass in Concert

November 12, 2016
West of England challenger forced to pull out of Gateshead event due to personnel problems.


Woodfalls

Woodfalls make uniform amnesty appeal

May 13, 2016
If you have something in your wardrobe that you shouldn't then it may be something Woodfalls Band require — no questions asked...


Ken Worgan

Death of Ken Worgan

January 13, 2016
The death has been announced of one of the banding movements most popular personalities.


Bob and Erik

Woodfalls go Dutch for Open

May 26, 2015
Woodfalls take Dr Robert Childs advice by going Dutch with the highly respected Erik Janssen for their British Open return.


Bob Childs

Robert Childs takes lead role at Woodfalls

May 23, 2015
After leading them to the British Open, Dr Robert Childs takes on key Music Advisor role with Woodfalls.


Riviera

Twin rehearsal spotlight for Woodfalls and Downton

March 10, 2015
If you want to hear both the top section and Second Section test pieces before the weekend in Torquay then now's your chance...


Woodfalls

Stewart takes his leave from Woodfalls

December 10, 2014
Scott Stewart has taken the decision to take his leave after 11 highly enjoyable years as top trom at Woodfalls Band.


Woodfalls

Woodfalls set to reveal Arthur prep

September 29, 2014
West of England representatives to open their doors to showcase their King Arthur preparations.


Ray Farr

Farr laps up Woodfalls trip to Albert Hall

September 09, 2014
Ray Farr will lead Woodfalls to the Royal Albert Hall with a host of new signings and Grant aid to boost the assault.


Ken Worgan and Woodfalls

Woodfalls set for St Magnus opening

February 26, 2014
West of England challengers to open up with a sneak preview of their St Magnus challenge.


Brian Easterbrook

40 years celebration for Woodfalls stalwart

January 04, 2014
Woodfalls stalwart Brian Easterbrook has just celebrated 40 years of dedicated service to the Woodfalls Band.


Woodfalls

Woodfalls open up their olden doors

October 06, 2013
West of England challenger set to hold open rehearsal ahead of London appearance.


Woodfalls

Woodfalls raise the Spinnaker for Devil

March 02, 2012
West of England champion set to open their doors and raise the Spinnaker ahead of title defence.


Pritchard

Pritchard takes Woodfalls leave

December 07, 2011
Gareth Pritchard and Woodfalls part company with immediate effect.




Besson

Roberston heads home for musical weekend

May 18 • Besson star Chris Robertson has a busy weekend of workshops and adjudications as he returns to Aberdeen and Perth.


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Death of Keith Hollinshead

May 18 • The death has been announced of the former player, conductor and administrator who played a central role in the British Open Championships.


Whit Friday

Whit Friday emphasise Code of Practice to bands

May 18 • Organisers state that if you wish to take part in the Saddleworth & Oldham Whit Friday contests, then please respect and follow the rules, guidelines and event Code of Practice.


BlackDyke Band

Black Dyke Festival Workshops

May 17 • There is the opportunity to work alongside the stars of Black Dyke Band at their 'Brass Festival' Day in Huddersfield in June.


Contest: Whit Friday March Contests

Friday 24 May • Saddleworth & Tameside OL3


PEMBERTON OLD WIGAN DW BRASS BANDS - Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra

Friday 7 June • St. Michaels Church. Duke street. Wigan WN1 2BJ


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


Besses o' th' Barn

May 19 • Besses o' th' Barn Band are looking for a KIT PERCUSSIONIST to complete our line up. Under the leadership of new MD, David Ashworth, we rehearse from 20.00-22.00 on Tuesday and Thursday at the Historic Besses bandroom..


Besses o' th' Barn

May 19 • Besses o' th' Barn Band are looking for a BBb BASS PLAYER to complete our line up. Under the leadership of new MD, David Ashworth, we rehearse from 20.00-22.00 on Tuesday and Thursday at the Historic Besses bandroom..


Besses o' th' Barn

May 19 • Besses o' th' Barn Band are looking for a couple of BACK ROW CORNETS to complete our line up, positions are negotiable. Under the leadership of new MD, David Ashworth, we rehearse from 20.00-22.00 on Tuesday and Thursday at the Historic Besses bandroom..


Kevin Wadsworth


Conductor, adjudicator, teacher (ABBA)


               

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