Brighouse Open Rehearsal

Brighouse Open Rehearsal

The Brighouse & Rastrick Band will be hosting an open rehearsal in the Brighouse Methodist Church on Wednesday for all those interested to hearing the band rehearse Herbert Howells’ fantastic piece “Pageantry”. Address for the church is: Central...
New faces at West Ridings

New faces at West Ridings

The Brighouse and Rastrick Band are happy to announce three new additions to the band personal. Phillip Tait and Jamie Cooper recently impressed the band to gain seats on the cornet bench. Phillip will be replacing Mike Golding on bumper up, who left the band to...
Band gears up for grand ‘Floral Dance’ reunion

Band gears up for grand ‘Floral Dance’ reunion

Forty years on who would have thought that Derek Broadbent’s arrangement of a certain Cornish folk song would still be so popular! The BBC certainly thought so during 2016 following the untimely passing of Terry Wogan, with priority calls for B & R to turn out at...
Dr. David Thornton announced as new Musical Director

Dr. David Thornton announced as new Musical Director

Following the departure of Leigh Baker, The Brighouse and Rastrick Band are happy to announce that Dr. David Thornton will be taking over as musical director of the band in 2017. The role will see David conduct the band in a busy calendar year of concerts and...
Moving up the Rankings!

Moving up the Rankings!

Following the final update of the brass banding year, Brighouse are delighted to now be ranked 2nd in the world after overtaking the Black Dyke Band on both the 4barsrest and brassstats rankings. This has been achieved from a very successful end of the contesting...