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    From The Bandroom in Lockdown, 10pm Tuesday 27th October

    As we hit the second wave of the COVID 19 pandemic, lockdown rules have changed yet again, and for many bands that will mean even less chance of getting together and playing. However, bands and players around the country, and indeed, around the world, are doing what they can to keep the show on...
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    From The Bandroom, Tuesday 25th August - Backstage Brass

    In “From The Bandroom” this month we’ve actually recorded a band for the first time since lockdown. Although amateur players are still unable to rehearse together, the pros are slowly getting back into the swing of things. We’re delighted to be able to feature professional outfit, Backstage...
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    Happy New Year from all of us at 'From The Bandroom'.

    2019 was another great year for 'From The Bandroom', bringing you music recorded exclusively for the programme, interviews with band members, and giving you a taste of what it's like to be in a brass band. In 2019 we recorded over a dozen bands, including a couple from Norway. We've also been...
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    From The Bandroom, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Drighlington Band Christmas Concert

    This month’s edition of From The Bandroom is due on Christmas Eve, so we’ve been to St Paul’s Church in Drighlington to record a special Christmas concert by the Drighlington Brass Band. This concert is an annual event for the band. Drighlington band have a good relationship with St Paul’s...
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    From The Bandroom, 26th November, Hepworth Band

    In “From The Bandroom” this month we meet the Hepworth Band from Last Of The Summer Wine country. Hepworth has competed in the Yorkshire championship section since 1999 and has enjoyed some considerable contest successes since then, winning the Scottish Open, the Grand Shield twice, and having...
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    From The Bandroom 23rd July 2019 Krohnengen Brass Band

    This month on From The Bandroom we feature the reigning 1st section champions of Norway, the Krohnengen band. Last month they came to the UK on a concert tour which formed part of the band’s 50th anniversary celebrations, and we were invited to join them at a concert they gave at the Kippax Band...