The A.W. Parker (Drybrook) Band is a prize-winning brass band from the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire and competes in the Championship Section as of 2024.

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LATEST NEWS
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D-Day Commemorations

The band took part in local commemorations on Ruardean Hill, as the Pan Tod beacon was lit...

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MD Vacancy

We are seeking applications for the position of MD to lead us through the next stage of our journey...

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BLE Festival 2024

Congratulations to all the competitors and the winners who took part in the 54th Festival on 18th May...

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Championship Section Debut

On 10th March, the band took to the stage in the Championship Section for the first time since 1977...

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First Section Winners at WBBA

First Section Winners, Best Percussion Prize and 4th place in the Open rounded off the contesting year...

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Brass & Voices

The band joined with neighbouring choirs in Ross-on-Wye. Listen to our performance...



RECENT AUDIO

In September 2023, we performed in St. Mary's Church, Ross-on-Wye with our musical neighbours the Drybrook & District Ladies Choir and the Drybrook & District Male Voice Choir. The playlist below contains a selection of our pieces from the concert, including the 2023 First Section Nationals Finals piece, "St James' - A New Beginning".

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about our the band or wish to book us for an event, please contact our Chairman - David Harding...

07891032057

SAFEGUARDING

The band takes its safeguarding duties seriously and is aligning with the Bandsafe guidance provided by Brass Bands England.

To raise a concern with the Band, please contact our Safeguarding Lead - Liz Sheridan...

safeguarding@drybrookband.co.uk

BAND ROOM

We are proud to have our own purpose-built Band Room with rehearsal space, storage and kitchen facilities, thanks to the efforts of past members.

The Band Room, Drybrook, Gloucestershire, GL17 9JA

The Band Room is also available for hire. Please contact us to find out more.

REHEARSALS

The band rehearses twice a week at our Band Room in Drybrook. If you fancy a blow, please get in touch to arrange to join us.

Thursdays, 8.00pm - 10.00pm

Sundays, 7.00pm - 9.00pm