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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

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  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!!



Galleries

Guards Brass to showcase Tallis masterpiece

June 25 • Guards Brass will perform the magnificent 'Spem In Alium' by Thomas Tallis as part of their annual Household Division Music Festival.


Banstands

Brass in the Shirebrook Park

June 25 • If the sun keeps shining them there is plenty of great music to enjoy in Shirebrook over the next couple of months.


radio

Radio: Sounds of Brass

June 25 • Two new programmes from Phillip Hunt — and all at the new time of 8.00pm.


Radio

Radio: Sunday Bandstand

June 25 • More great brass band music from Chris Helme


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Friday 29 June • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street Opp. RESERVED. London . W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ


Thundersley Brass Band - TBB Summer Concert

Friday 29 June • Richmond Hall, Richmond Avenue, South Benfleet, Essex SS75HA


PEMBERTON OLD WIGAN DW BRASS BANDS - WIGAN YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Friday 29 June • Mount Zion hall. Pemberton. Wigan WN5 8DZ


Black Dyke Band - Hull City Hall

Saturday 30 June • Hull City Hall, Queen Victoria Square, Carr Ln, Hull HU1 3RQ


Lydbrook Band - Proms in the Park 2018

Saturday 30 June • Speech House Rd, Coleford GL16 7EL GL16 7EL


Chinnor Silver

June 24 • We are looking for a Bb BASS and BACKROW CORNET to complete our happy progressive 2nd section band.. we rehearse in our own bandroom on a wednesday night (extra when needed) . Good book of concerts and contests planned but we keep a realistic approach,


Hungerford Town Band

June 24 • Hungerford Town Band has a vacancy for Soprano, Bb Cornet or solo horn. Our existing players players are happy to move around for the right person. Other instrumentalists are always very welcome to join our thriving community based band.


Glossop Old Band

June 24 • Due to family commitments, Glossop Old Band have an immediate vacancy for a Principal Cornet player. We are a friendly first section band with some contesting and a good mix of concerts. Rehearsals are Tuesday 8-10pm at our Band Club.


John Ward


Conductor, Adjudicator