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4 January 2013 A brass band which was the inspiration for the hit film Brassed Off is in danger of closing because its funding has been pulled and it can no longer afford to keep on running. The amateur group found fame after its history was
Adrian McNally and Rachel Unthank (centre) with Becky Unthank...Calm like his dad, apart from the occasional outburst, like his dad. I can't think about the brass project without thinking about George, who came into our world a couple of weeks late,
River City Brass "I got the tuba because I was the tallest," Mr. Gourlay says with a hearty laugh. "The short boys had coronets and horns...The arranged marriage proved to be a perfect match for Mr. Gourlay -- "The sound really said something to me...
The reigning brass band champions curse their luck: it is cup final day and the Cory Band, World and Open Champions of 2009 have been drawn to play first. No one ever wants to do that: Cory's 16 rivals are delighted. It's hardly surprising: out of
The Grimethorpe Colliery Band has recruited Sheona White, an internationally acclaimed horn player, for the British Open competition in Birmingham in September. Miss White, a former BBC Radio 2 Young Musician of the Year who performed on the chart-
The man, Glenn Jeffries, 34, also was injured in the fire, eyewitnesses said...The fire was reported around 4:30 a.m. at a residence on Lowber Road in the township's Fayette City neighborhood where Mr. Jeffries lives with the baby and her mother...A
UK's best-known colliery bands united to sign a deal for a new album, it was announced yesterday. The release of the album of pop and classical tunes will mark the 25th anniversary of the end of the miners' strike. Several of the bands contributing