Saturday 7 May 2022

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 Shield event took place in...read more

Thursday 5 May 2022

Funeral details of Richard Evans

The funeral of the greatly respected and much admired Richard Evans will take place on Monday 16th May commencing at Longton St Andrew's Church, Liverpool Road, Longton (PR4 5AA). The service will take place at 11.00am. His remarkable life will be celebrated in full with the service being broadcast via...read more

Thursday 5 May 2022

Westacott Welcomed at Tredegar

Tredegar Band has announced the signing of Robert Westacott as their new soprano cornet player. He takes over the role from Ian Roberts following their appearance at the European Championships in Birmingham on the weekend. The vastly experienced performer played soprano with Tredegar at last year's National Finals at the...read more

Thursday 5 May 2022

Elland Silver Band Summer Spectacular

Elland Silver Band are celebrating their return to live music making in spectacular fashion with a spectacular concert in Huddersfield Town Hall on Sunday 26th June, 2.30 – 4.30pm. The concert will feature performances from all six of the organisation’s musical groups, with over 100 musicians taking part from aged...read more

Thursday 5 May 2022

Roberts and Roche sign for Cory

Cory Band has made two new appointments with Ian Roberts joining on soprano cornet and Matt Roche augmenting the percussion team. Musical Director Philip Harper commented: “The arrival of Ian and Matt has put the cherry on top of what has already been a truly spectacular week for Cory. I’m...read more

Wednesday 4 May 2022

Euro Champion Study Day

Following on from another European contest victory for Cory, MD Philip Harper will reveal the secrets of how to win. A spokesperson for the band stated, “If you're serious about success for your band of any level, you need to get to this day.” If you want to improve your...read more

Wednesday 4 May 2022

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 of Great Britain. He is...read more


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