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In September percussionists John Stevenson and Peter Blakeman along with band manager Karen Woolliscroft were introducing Elliott Hodge from RJS Solicitors and councillor Rachel Kelsall (Chair of the RJS Foundation) to the intricacies of the timpani. The band have recently been awarded a grant from the RJS Foundation to refurbish the timpani.

RJS Foundation Grant Success


The band gained a commendable 5th place in our section in the Fodens Online Whit Friday Championships recently. An appreciative worldwide audience enjoyed two days of ‘virtual’ competitive action as 119 bands from 13 countries performed 57 different marches. Thanks to Foden’s Band for organising this event. You can hear […]

Virtual Whit Friday


After 14 months of being unable to rehearse together due to Covid-19, on Friday 21st May the band finally came together for a first socially distanced rehearsal. It felt great to be back together again after so long!

A return at last!



Following the success of virtually recorded hymns, Trentham Brass have now done this virtual recording of the popular march ‘Westward Ho!’ All individual parts were recorded at home and put together by chairman John Stevenson. Thanks for all your hard work John! The link to the recoding can be found […]

Westward Ho!


Trentham Brass Band was proud to be asked to produce this remote recording and video by the Lord Mayor of the City of Stoke on Trent. The link on YouTube is https://youtu.be/QYO4iB5lXk4 We’d like to thank Trentham Brass Band for playing and recording this clip of “Jesus Christ is Risen […]

An Easter message


23rd March 2021 – National Day of Reflection Today is the first anniversary of the first UK lockdown. On this National Day of Reflection we commemorate the tragic loss of life and show our support for everyone who’s been bereaved. Members are pictured with daffodils in support of the Beth […]

National Day of Reflection



Trentham Brass kept themselves busy in the run up to Christmas 2020 by recording carols at home. This is usually a very hectic time for the band but Covid-19 cancelled all live performances. They started with Hark the Herald Angels Sing https://youtu.be/oI_xRig_g8A , followed by Merry Christmas https://youtu.be/uj26HpzvpXU . Then […]

Spreading Christmas cheer



Remembrance Sunday will be a little different this year for Trentham Brass Band. We would normally be providing the music for the civic remembrance ceremony hosted by the Lord Mayor of Stoke. This year, due to COVID-19, a very scaled back event will take place with just one member playing […]

Remembrance Sunday 2020



Members of Trentham Brass Band marked 75 years since VJ Day on Saturday 15th August. They played the ‘Last Post’, followed by ‘Reveille’, at 11am and later in the day, played ‘Sunset’ at 8.20pm. There were performances at Yarnfield, St Edward’s Church Cheddleton, Sneyd Green, Sandon, Endon and Brown Edge.

Marking 75 years since VJ Day