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Thankyou The Bailey Inn

September 23, 2019

Another successful harvest festival at The Bailey Inn Yorkley. Fun had by all and a little money raised along the way.

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25th birthday celebrations concert

September 21, 2019

Forest of Dean Brass Birthday Celebration in Parkend Church 6th October

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Is that Ben Stratford with a Baton?

September 21, 2019

Ben Stratford comes home and guest conducts Forest of Dean Brass

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Thankyou to Bryn James

September 10, 2019

Bryn James to leave his post at Forest of Dean Brass as conductor and Musical Director

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Raise Free Donations for FODBrass at Easyfundraising.org.uk

August 22, 2019

From groceries to getaways and much more! If 20 members shopped in support of FODBrass, we could raise on average £2,000 per year. Visit www.easyfundrasing.org.uk/fodbrass

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RESIDENT MUSICAL DIRECTOR WANTED

August 22, 2019

Applications are invited for the position of resident M.D. with Forest Of Dean Brass.

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Bards n Brass - Nags Head, Yorkley 14th July 2pm

June 29, 2019

A summer afternoon of Brass Band music & local dialect poems featuring works by F.W. Harvey, Harry Beddington, Keith Morgan & Maggie Clutterbuck.

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2nd and 3rd Prize for senior Quartets at Bailey Lane End Music Festival

June 25, 2019

FODB Quartet with Wayne Williams, Rebecca Berrow, Ruth Rusling and Marion Dobbs came second while FODB low brass quartet with Trudy Hannaford, Marion Dobbs, Roger Stratford and George Stratford came third.

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Senior Success in the open class at Bailey Lane End Music Festival

June 25, 2019

Congratulations George on winning the Open Solo Class at Bailey Lane End Music Festival and also to Marion Dobbs on her 3rd place.

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Junior Success at Bailey Lane End Music Festival

June 25, 2019

Millie wins age group soloist prize at the 50th Bailey Lane End Music Festival.

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Jim Wins Soloist Prize at Bugle

June 25, 2019

Trip to Bugle was topped off with Jim Winning Soloist prize for First Section at 2019 West of England Bandsmans Festival

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Successful trip to Cornwall

June 25, 2019

Forest of Dean Brass had a successful trip to West of England Bandsmen's Festival held in the lovely village of Bugle. Winning both March and test piece prize for the first section.

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Bandsmans job is never finished

May 17, 2019

When you see a brass band out and about playing this summer have you ever thought about all the tasks that need to be carried out that has nothing to do with making music?

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