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​BBSS 2022 Details Released

  The Brass Band Summer School is set to return to its regular in-person format this summer for what promises to be an extra special event from August 7-13, 2022 at Harrogate Ladies College, North Yorkshire, England. Following the sad passing of long-serving Musical Director, Richard Evans, ... read more

100th Spring Festival Success

  The 100th British Open Spring Festival took place today (7th May) in Blackpool’s Winter Gardens. 61 bands took to the stage in the iconic venue with the Senior Trophy hosted in the Spanish Hall, Senior Cup in the Pavillion Theatre and the Blue Ribband Grand ... read more

Grimethorpe appoints Jamie Smith as Principal Cornet

  Grimethorpe Colliery Band are delighted to announce that Jamie Smith has been appointed as the band’s Principal Cornet. Jamie has previously held the position of Principal Cornet with the Hammonds and Flowers Bands, as well as being Principal Cornet with the National Youth Brass Band ... read more


  • Concert: Sparke Euphonium Concerto Première

    To celebrate his 60th Birthday, Steven Mead commissioned a new euphonium concerto from the pen of Philip Sparke. The world première took ... read more

  • CD: Keep the Music Playing

    KEEP THE MUSIC PLAYINGSolo trumpet: James FountainPiano: Elliot LaunnTredegar Town Band: Conductor: Ian PorthouseSlide Action/Lucy Knight/Classical / James Fountain, recently crowned ... read more