Band Sunday 2017

Garry AmbroseNews

The band, led by Bandmaster Don Jenkins, enjoyed a helpful meeting on Band Sunday led by Commissioners Robert and Janine Donaldson with the theme being entitled “The wrong note”. Throughout the days activities the band contributed both before , during and after the meeting. A copy of the music prepared for use is shown below. Time unfortunately did not permit us to … Read More

Pre Contest Festival 2017

Garry AmbroseNews

The band were pleased to see so many friends, supporters and former bandsman at our Pre Contest Festival on Friday evening. The programme was part of the Brass Arts Festival organised by Philip Biggs Brass Festivals Ltd a long time friend of the band. Under the leadership of Bandmaster Iain Parkhouse and and guest, Commissioner Robert Donaldson, the band presented a … Read More

Guest Leaders for Pre Contest Festival and Band Sunday

Garry AmbroseNews

The band are pleased to announce that Commissioners Robert and Janine Donaldson will be joining the band at our Pre Contest festival on Friday 13 October at Regent Hall and leading the Band Sunday meeting at Enfield Citadel on Sunday 15 October. The Commissioners have recently moved to the UK, taking up a post at IHQ, from Wellington, New Zealand. The … Read More

125th Anniversary Pre Contest Festival

Garry AmbroseNews

Tickets are now available for the band’s 125th Anniversary Pre Contest Festival which this year is being held at The Salvation Army, 275 Oxford St, London W1C 2DJ. The concert is being hosted by The Brass Herald and tickets priced at £18 and £16 are available by telephone on 01223 234090 or 07710 505689. We ae pleased that the guest … Read More

Tribute to Bandmaster James Williams in Brass Band World

Garry AmbroseNews

Bandmaster Stephen Cobb, of the International Staff Band, has written a tribute to Bandmaster James Williams in Brass Band World. The band is indebted to Bandmaster Stephen Cobb for this and the tribute us shown below.