Events Archive 2024


Saturday 16th March – London and Southern Counties Regional Contest, Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre – All Day

The band is proud to have qualified for the national finals for the first time in 65 years (!) under the baton of its conductor Matthew Ruel. The band was drawn number one and was awarded second-place in a field of 17 bands. The test piece was Alan Fernie’s ‘Music for Jock Tamson’. The band looks forward to representing the London & Southern Counties region in the fourth section national finals which will be held at Cheltenham Racecourse in September.


Saturday 27th April – Reading Festival of Brass: Free-to-attend Open Workshop Rehearsal on Léon Boëllmann’s ‘Suite Gothique’ arranged by Eric Ball – Saint Laurence Church, Friar Street RG1 3EJ – 2pm to 4pm


Friday 24th May – Saddleworth Whit Friday Brass Band Contests – All Day


Saturday 25th May – Joint Concert with Honley Silver Band – The Civic, Holmfirth – 2pm