Huddersfield Massed Bands – POSTPONED

Amidst the current Covid-19 crisis, Brighouse & Rastrick regretfully announce that the Massed Bands concert with the Black Dyke Band in Huddersfield Town Hall on 28th March has now been postponed until Saturday 27th March 2021. Whilst we are bitterly disappointed...

B&R to open doors before the Area

The Brighouse and Rastrick Band are holding an open rehearsal at Brighouse Methodist Church on Wednesday 4th March. Come along to see the defending Yorkshire Champions under Professor David King, preparing the set testpiece “A Tale As Yet Untold” by Philip...

B&R massed bands – 75th anniversary celebrations

  The 75th anniversary year of the famous massed band concert series in Huddersfield will be celebrated in style on Saturday 28th March. Black Dyke Band will join hosts Brighouse & Rastrick in what is sure to be a memorable occasion. The concert will be...

Ellena Newton returns to B&R

  The Brighouse and Rastrick band are delighted to announce the return of trombone player Ellena Newton. Not only is Ellena coming back to B&R after taking 6 months maternity leave, she is also stepping up to the Solo Trombone seat after 4 years on 2nd...

B&R celebrate with annual dinner

Last Saturday, B&R celebrated in true purple style at the annual band dinner. The band had a wonderful evening at the Waterfront Hotel and Venue in Brighouse, where they were joined by family, friends and supporters to look back on a busy, but successful 2019. It...