To prove we have a sense of humour look at the band in the "Dodgy Haircut Years". We know some of these players are still around so drop us a line and identify yourselves! More pictures from this era to follow soon!



Time for a pint! Edward Gregson (back facing) with André Previn (centre) and John Fletcher (right) take a break during rehearsals in 1976 for the premiere of Gregson's Tuba Concerto in the band room of Besses O' Th' Barn Band. Edward Gregson conducted the premiere with John Fletcher as soloist. André Previn was present for a BBC 'Omnibus' documentary on his discovery of the English brass band tradition.
Edward Gregson (left) with André Previn (centre) and the Chairman of the Besses O’Th’ Barn Band during a break in rehearsals for the first performance of Gregson's Tuba Concerto. 1976


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