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Fodens

World Rankings: April update

April 16, 2024
After a busy start to the contesting year, the first Band Supplies — 4barsrest World rankings update of the year sees Foden's sitting proudly at the top.


Foden's Band with Russell Gray

World Rankings: October update

October 25, 2023
Foden's takes the number 1 spot following its runner-up result at the Nationals.


Foden's Band celebrating

World Rankings: September update

September 16, 2023
Foden's edge closer to number 1 spot following their impressive victory in Birmingham last weekend.


Brass Band Treize Etoiles

World Rankings: June update

June 07, 2023
The latest Band Supplies — 4barsrest World Rankings see substantial changes throughout the top 200 following one of the busiest and most impactful parts of the contest season.


Tredegar was crowned Welsh Champion for a 14th time

World Rankings: April update

April 08, 2023
A busy start to the contest season sees Cory, as ever, at the head of the Band Supplies — 4Barsrest World Rankings, but the gap to Foden's continues to narrow!


Cory Band

World Rankings: 2022 End of year update

January 06, 2023
The final Band Supplies/4BR/Denis Wick rankings of 2022 confirms Cory still on top of the world, where it has remained consistently since 2000, but with rivals closing the gap on their dominance.


Brighouse and Rastrick celebrating their Brass in Concert win

World Rankings — December 2022

December 10, 2022
The latest Band Supplies — 4barsrest Rankings see considerable changes throughout the top 200, but with the top three storming ahead after a busy few weeks of contesting.


Brighouse and Rastrick celebrating their British Open win

Rankings update — October

October 08, 2022
The latest Band Supplies 4barsrest Rankings show some significant movements throughout following the first phase of the busy autumn contesting season.


Rothwell MD David Roberts

Rankings update — June

June 05, 2022
The latest Band Supplies — 4barsrest Rankings show changes throughout the top 200 following a busy few months of contesting across the banding world.


Foden's Band

Rankings update — April

April 10, 2022
The updated Band Supplies — 4barsrest World Rankings see wholesale changes throughout following the regional championships and other events since the start of 2022.


Philip Harper

Rankings update — December

December 13, 2021
The Band Supplies — 4barsrest World Rankings see Cory extend its lead following yet another victory at Brass in Concert in late November.


Foden's Band

World Rankings — October update

October 13, 2021
The Band Supplies — 4barsrest.com World Rankings have finally returned after a break of over 18 months due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.


Tredegar Band

World Rankings — April update

April 14, 2020
The latest update of the Band Supplies — 4barsrest.com World Rankings sees considerable change throughout the table following the busy contest season.


Alan Withington

World Rankings — February update

February 22, 2020
The first Band Supplies — 4barsrest.com Rankings of 2020 see considerable movement in the top 20 following a busy start to the contesting year.


Cory Band

Rankings update: 2019 round-up

January 03, 2020
Time to reflect on who were the biggest winners and losers over the past 12 months in a year where once again Cory dominated the contest stage.


Cory Band

World Rankings — November update

November 28, 2019
Cory set new rankings record as they round out 2019 with yet another victory at Brass in Concert.


Cory Band

World Rankings — October update

October 14, 2019
Cory cement unassailable lead at the top of the rankings following their Nationals victory in London last weekend.


Philip Harper

World Rankings — September update

September 12, 2019
British Open champions Cory extend their lead at the top of the rankings following their stunning win in Birmingham last weekend.


Cory Band

World Rankings — June update

June 27, 2019
UK Band of the Year win sees Cory secure an unassailable position at the top of the rankings.


Paris Brass Band

World Rankings — May update

May 18, 2019
Following the recent European Championships in Montreux, no less than five European bands occupy top 10 ranking spots with Paris Brass Band up to fifth after their heroics in Montreux.


Tredegar Band players with MD Ian Porthouse

World Rankings — March update

March 20, 2019
Lots of movement throughout the rankings table following the round Regional Championships with Tredegar the biggest mover in the top 10 after their impressive win north Wales.


Eikanger-Bjørsvik

World Rankings — February update

February 24, 2019
There's some significant moves in the rankings table prior to the forthcoming round of Regional Championships with Eikanger-Bjørsvik securing a top 4 spot following their impressive recent victory in the Norwegian Nationals.


Desford Colliery

World Rankings — January update

January 17, 2019
Significant moves for the Butlins prizewinners with Desford's victory securing a spot in the top 20.


Hats off to Carlton Main — Brass in Concert 2018

World Rankings — December update

December 12, 2018
Lots of movement in the rankings following Brass in Concert and plenty of other contests but it's hats off to Carlton Main who jump eight places to secure a top ten spot to end 2018.


Manger Musikklag

World Rankings — November update

November 15, 2018
Manger Musikklag move closer to the top 10 following their recent success at the SIDDIS entertainment contest in Stavanger.




Amboise

Cross channel battles for French Open titles

May 23 • The Flowers Band will head to Amboise next month to regain the French Open title in the heart of the Loire Valley.


Texas

Texas quartet to provide day of British brass band tradition

May 23 • Four Texan brass bands will provide a day long celebration of the British brass band tradition this weekend.


bbca

Semi final line up announced for Conducting Competition

May 23 • 10 conductors will head to Eccles to battle for a place in the final of the BBCA Conducting Competition.


Canning

Black Dyke open doors to Australian visitors

May 23 • The global appeal of Black Dyke Band sees them welcome Canning City Brass to Queensbury.


Contest: Whit Friday March Contests

Friday 24 May • Saddleworth & Tameside OL3


Boarshurst Silver Band - Canning City Brass and Boarshurst Silver Band

Sunday 26 May • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane, OL3 7EW OL3 7EW


Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Thurlston Band

Sunday 2 June • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW


PEMBERTON OLD WIGAN DW BRASS BANDS - Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra

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


Bellshill Salvation Army Band - Guest Soloist Tom Hutchinson (The Cory Band)

Saturday 8 June • Uddington Old Parish Church, Old Glasgow Road Uddington. G71 7HF


Olney Brass

May 23 • Friendly & ambitious 2nd section L&SC area brass band, based in Newport Pagnell (near Milton Keynes) currently seeking a SOLO CORNET player to complete our line-up. We have a good variety of contests, concerts & community events throughout the year.


Olney Brass

May 23 • Friendly & ambitious 2nd section L&SC area brass band, based in Newport Pagnell (near Milton Keynes) currently seeking a REPIANO CORNET player to complete our line-up. We have a good variety of contests, concerts & community events throughout the year.


Olney Brass

May 23 • Friendly & ambitious 2nd section L&SC area brass band, based in Newport Pagnell (near Milton Keynes) currently seeking a Eb BASS player to complete our line-up. We have a good variety of contests, concerts & community events throughout the year.


Chris King

MBA, BMus(Hons), LRSM, AoBBA
Conductor, Arranger, Adjudicator, Compere, Band Trainer


               

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