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2019 British Open Championship Tickets

The organisers of the 167th British Open Championship have announced that tickets for the 2019 British Open Championship will go on sale on Friday 24th May at 10.00am. However, with demand from brass band lovers to enjoy the performances from 19 world class competitors of Peter ... read more

Grand Shield Glory for NASUWT Riverside

Congratulations to NASUWT Riverside, Northop Silver and Vernon Building Society Poynton Bands on winning their respective competitions at the Spring Festival in Blackpool.  A fantastic day’s brass banding took place at the Winter Gardens, superbly organised with some quality performances. In addition to NASUWT Riverside, ... read more

Ray Farr awarded the Iles Medal

The Musicians’ Company is pleased to announce that Ray Farr is the 2019 recipient of the Iles Medal. The medal is awarded annually to musicians who have made a significant contribution to the brass band movement.  John Henry Iles, the founder of the National Brass ... read more


  • CD: Metropolis 1927

    Metropolis 1927 - Peter GrahamBlack Dyke BandConductor: Dr. Nicholas ChildsTrumpet: Philip CobbTrombone: Peter MooreNarrator: Dale GerrardNaxos: CD8573968 Black Dyke Band’s latest CD release ... read more

  • CD: Regionals 2019

    Regionals 2019Desford Colliery BandCory BandVirtuosi GUS BandBlack Dyke BandFoden’s BandDOYEN: CD387 With this year’s contest season now underway, this release will not ... read more