The experienced duo of David Hirst and Kevin Wadsworth has been announced as the adjudicators for the forthcoming North of England Regional Championships, to be held in Darlington’s Dolphin Centre on the weekend of the 15th/16th of March. Sections David...

Have you ever passed the Old Salvation Army Hall in Stanley, County Durham and wondered about the sounds of brass coming from inside? Or why there’s a trailer being loaded with what looks like half an orchestra standing in the main road? It’s the soun...

  Andrew Duncan’s ‘Cantata’ will be the set work for the Reg Vardy Band to tackle at the Scottish Open, in Perth, in November.   The Scottish Brass Band Association has announced that ‘Cantata’ written by its Development Of...

On Sunday, 14th September, The Band competed in the Doctor Martin Trust contest against 7 other bands from around the country for The Wainstones Cup and a prize fund of £8,000.  Each band performed an own choice march, solo and testpiece in an attempt t...

On Saturday 11th October 2014, The Band competed at the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, held in The Royal Albert Hall, London. Competing against 19 other bands from around the country we gained a very creditable 8th placing from the nu...

On Saturday 29th November, 2014, Reg Vardy Band took part in the 2014 Scottish Open Championships held in Perth Concert Hall, Scotland. Playing from the number 13 draw, under the baton of John Roberts, the band gave an account of the set work, ‘Cant...

The Reg Vardy  Band and Professional Musical Director, Russell Gray, were crowned North of England Regional Champions for an unprecedented 35th time on Sunday 15th March 2015, in a contest held at the Gala Theatre in Durham. In addition, baritone playe...

On Saturday 9th May The Reg Vardy Band competed in the Grand Shield, part of the Spring Festival Championships, held in Blackpool’s Winter Gardens. Playing from the number 14 draw the band gave a creditable account of Stephen Roberts challenging ...

On Sunday 13th September, the band competed in the 2015 Doctor Martin Trust Contest. Under the direction of our Resident MD, John Roberts, the band played an own choice selection of Knight Templar, Concert Piece for Cornet (Soloist: Phillip Tait) and On T...