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New MD at Fairey

The Fairey Band has the pleasure to announce the appointment of Adam Cooke as its Musical Director. Adam will take up his position with the band as soon as current health restrictions permit. Having spent three years as resident conductor with the Norwegian National Champions Stavanger ... read more

New edition out now!

The May 2020 edition of Brass Band World and BBW Digital is out now — packed with news, views, opinions and reviews that add up to essential reading. Content listed below... COVER INTERVIEW - IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF HEROESChristopher Thomas interviews Black Dyke’s longstanding principal cornet, ... read more

Stellar line-up for BBSS

  The tutors of the 2020 Virtual Brass Band Summer School are already excited about the prospect of this year’s course. David Childs, Owen Farr, Brian Taylor, James Fountain, Becky Smith, Les Neish, Lee Skipsey and Richard Evans all feature in a promotional video that will ... read more


  • Concert: Black Dyke Band

    Black Dyke Band Conductor: David Childs Stroud Subscription Rooms 2 February, 2020  Black Dyke Band recently made its eagerly awaited jaunt to the South West ... read more

  • CD: The Nationals 2019

    THE NATIONALS 2019 Highlights from the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain and the pre-results concert at the Royal Albert Hall Bands ... read more