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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!!



Stavanger

Stavanger hosts brass band and symphony orchestra world premiere

September 21 • A new work celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Norwegian Music Federation will be given its world premiere this evening in Stavanger — featuring the combined forces of its leading symphony orchestra and brass band.


Change

Scottish Parliament hears impassioned plea for free instrumental music services

September 21 • Scottish MSPs get to hear the arguments made for changing the law to enable children in state schools in Scotland to receive free music instrument teaching.


Band Supplies

Best Area test piece and Christmas music deals at Band Supplies

September 21 • If its the 2019 Regional test-pieces or the best music to play with your fund raising efforts this Christmas then Band Supplies has the best deals for you... so ring, ring, ring...


World

Bands look to showcase their Bolsover entertainment brand to the world

September 20 • Over 50 bands will be broadcasting their unique brand of entertainment to all corners of the globe at the forthcoming Bolsover Festival of Brass.


Rhondda Fach Youth Band - Residential Brass Band Course

Friday 21 September • The course will take place at Manor Adventure – Abernant Lake Hotel from Friday 21st September 2018 concluding with a mini concert for family member Ld5 4rr


The Fairey Band - Celebrating 150 years of Lytham Methodist Church

Saturday 22 September • Lytham Methodist Church. Park Street. Lytham Saint Annes . FY8 5LU FY8 5LU


Medway Band - Barbershop & Brass concert

Saturday 22 September • Langley Park School for Boys. South Eden Park Rd . Beckenham . Bromley. BR3 3BP


Roberts Bakery Band - St Luke's Hospice Gala Concert

Saturday 22 September • St Mary's Church, Church Ln, Nantwich CW5 5RQ


Black Dyke Band - Lucerne Switzerland

Saturday 22 September • KKL, Europaplatz 1, 6005 Luzern, Switzerland 6002


The Corsham Band

September 21 • Due to work commitments, a vacancy has arisen for a Tenor Trombone player. First or Second position available. We are a newly promoted Second Section band with a friendly and enthusiastic team.


Carlton Brass

September 20 • A fantastic opportunity has arisen for the position of Assistant Principle Cornet (a posh bumper-upper), plus one other cornet player (front or back row). Our Nottingham-based band rehearse in our own band room in Netherfield each Monday & Thursday 8-10


Newstead Brass

September 18 • Settled in at Nottingham, Trent or Derby university and looking for a band? . . Newstead Brass and MD Jim Davies are always keen to welcome and support young players looking to develop their brass or percussion skills.


Howard J Evans

MA (Dist), Mus.B (hons), ARCM (hons), LRAM, LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, composer, arranger, tutor and pianist