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Shirebrook leads the bandstand attractions

The brilliant summer weather is ideal to listen to brass bands in the open air — especially in Shirebrook

Cornet
  Go along and listen to the bands if the weather stays as nice as it is...

The great summer weather means there is no time like the present to enjoy brass band concerts in the park around the country.

Chief amongst them is the series taking place at Shirebrook Town Park which start at 2.00pm each month.

Bandstand concerts

So if you are in the areas why not go along and enjoy the bands...

24th June: Hucknall & Linby Mining Community Band
22nd July: Shirebrook Miners Welfare Band
5th August: Carlton Brass
19th August: Rolls Royce (Derby)
2nd September: Blidworth Welfare Band

If it rains the concerts will be held in Shirebrook Leisure Centre.

Shirebrook Open contest

And if that isn't enough to whet the appetite, don't forget the Shirebrook Open Brass Band Entertainment Contest on 8th July at Shirebrook Leisure, starting at 10.00am. There are 15 bands to enjoy there!!



iMPS

Report & Result: 2018 Morley March & Hymn Tune

June 20 • Yorkshire Imps prove to be march wizards amid the contest traffic as they claim the honours, the money and the silverware at the popular Morley contest.


Denis Wick

All that glitters...

June 20 • John Packer Ltd has a fantastic range of golden Denis Wick mutes ready to be played...


Easington

Report & Results: 2018 Brass at Beamish March & Hymn Tune

June 19 • There was a great deal of quality traditional march and hymn tune playing on show at the popular Beamish Museum in County Durham.


Coalburn

Coalburn's Got Talent — plenty of it!

June 19 • Simon Cowell should have been in Coalburn as the band's 'Talent' showcased their brilliant playing.


Tredegar Town Band - Mussorgsky meets Mozart

Wednesday 20 June • ROYAL BIRMINGHAM CONSERVATOIRE, Birmingham City University, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham. B4 7XR


Black Dyke Band - Halifax Choral Society

Saturday 23 June • Victoria Theatre, 2 Fountain St, Halifax HX1 1BP


The Marple Band - The Marple Band presents Music from Musicals

Saturday 23 June • Stockport Grammar School. Buxton Road. Stockport SK2 7AF


Elland Silver Band - Elland Silver Band

Saturday 23 June • Blackley Blackley Church Prospect View Elland HX5 0TD


York Railway Institute Band - Dan Thomas - Euphonium

Saturday 23 June • Central Methodist Church. St Saviourgate. York. YO1 8NQ YO1 8NQ


Witney Town Band

June 19 • A friendly 4th section band based in West Oxfordshire require Front row cornet and Second Horn. We rehearse from 7:30 - 9.30pm pm every Tuesday at Witney Methodist Church, High Street, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 6HG. .


Torbay Brass Band

June 19 • Torbay Brass Band is looking for trombone and cornet players to join their current set up. We are a friendly hard working group who really would welcome such players into our fold. So if you are looking to join a band or returning to playing....?


Crewe Brass

June 19 • Crewe Brass currently have vacancies for Eb and BBb Bass, Baritone, and Cornet. We are a friendly, social first section band with a good mix of concerts and contests, and rehearse on Monday and Friday evenings in Shavington, Crewe.


James Chamberlain

BMus (Hons) PGCE
Conductor, Teacher