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Carole Hirst is Foden's Stategic Arts Funding Advisor 

Foden's are pleased to announce that Carole Hirst has accepted their offer to become the bands 'Strategic Arts Funding Advisor'   Speaking about the appointment Mark Wilkinson commented, "We are extremely pleased that Carole has accepted our offer. Carole is a previous Solo Baritone player with the band and has ... read more

National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain visits Cheltenham and Wells 

The 80-strong National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain (NYBBGB) is to perform at Cheltenham Town Hall (6 April) and Wells Cathedral (7 April.)  Guest soloist for both concerts will be legendary cornet virtuoso Richard Marshall, principal cornet of Black Dyke Band, arguably the most successful ... read more

Brian Turner CBE announced as Honorary Vice-President of B&R

The Brighouse and Rastrick Band is delighted to announce the appointment of lifelong fan and TV Celebrity Chef Brian Turner CBE as an Honorary Vice-President.  Band President Lyndon Stacey commented: “I am absolutely delighted that Brian has accepted my invitation to join us as an Honorary V-P. His passion ... read more


  • CD Reviews

    In December 2017 / January 2018's BBW, Principal trombone of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Simon Cowen, reviews the news Foden’s Christmas ... read more

  • Music Reviews

    In December 2017 / January 2018's BBW Thomas Dunne reviews the latest batch of concert music published by Music Company, mf-musikverlag ... read more