Double Reed News

Double Reed News is the magazine of the British Double Reed Society.

It is published three times a year and a physical copy is distributed free-of-charge to all BDRS members. The online version of the magazine is available to all free-of-charge, but is one issue behind.

PDFs of DRN 126 (Summer 2020) are available below:

DRN 126_Cover, editorial, contents etc.
DRN 126_Playing the Holy Fool
DRN 126_Britten’s Temporal Variations
DRN 126_BDRS News
DRN 126_Bassonicus
DRN 126_Teaching Online Music Lessons
DRN 126_Philippe Tondre
DRN 126_Reports, News, Reviews
DRN 126_Advertising info

Information on advertising rates and copy dates is listed below.

Advertise in Double Reed News

The following rates apply for camera-ready copy. Any additional artwork will be charged at cost. To place an advertisement or obtain further information, please contact the Advertising Manager.

Size (height x width)
Whole page
265 x 190mm
Half page
130 x 190mm or 265 x 92mm
Quarter page
130 x 92mm or 62 x 190mm
Eighth page
62 x 92mm
Other sizes by arrangement. Special positions add 10%.
Loose inserts
Up to 8 grams £125.00. Over 8 grams by arrangement.
(max. 50 words)
BDRS members – first 25 words free; £5 for next twelve words; extra words 40p per word.
Non-members – first 12 words £5.00; extra words 40p per word.
(Classified adverts are limited to one advert per advertiser per issue of DRN)

Copy requirements: Photographs may be sent digitally, or as prints, or negatives. Layout and text is acceptable but the publishers reserve the right to charge for origination or typesetting. Advertisers will be notified if this is necessary.

Copy deadline: 15th of the months of August (Autumn issue), December (Spring issue), April (Summer issue). The publishers reserve the right to adjust distribution dates to allow notice of meetings and courses.

The Society reserves the right to refuse or withdraw any advertisement at its discretion without stating a reason, nor does it accept responsibility for omissions, clerical errors, or the statements made by advertisers, although every effort is made to check the bona fides of advertisers and avoid mistakes.