Friendly 4th section band, Black Country Brass Band, has existed for over 47 years. It is very active throughout the area, and can be heard giving concerts at a variety of venues including local parks through the summer months.
Black Country Brass is proud to remain a very social band, and under its musical director, Alwyn Manley, who has been an ever present influence for over 20 years, it is still nurturing young talent. Alongside the more experienced players the younger players are able to gain valuable experience.
Remembrance Sunday features high on the bands’ list of annual events, when it marches and supplies the supporting music for the large parade around the Gornal area, and it also plays at the West Bromwich Town Hall and Wolverhampton Civic Hall evening Remembrance Services.
The band is grateful for the support of the Lower Gornal Royal British Legion Club where it practises once a week every Thursday from 8.00 – 9.30pm.
Stevens Park in Dudley’s Quarry Bank is a prominent feature along the Thorns Road (A 4036) just after the Merry Hill Shopping Centre heading towards Stourbridge.
The park has extensive recreational facilities and many areas of managed grass, over its sweeping landscape. The park has large areas of open flat grass, ideal for team games, along with smaller shaded and un-shaded areas perfect for picnics and leisure activities. One of these large areas is utilised as a football pitch, by a variety of teams.
The additional large grassed area, has a Multi-Use Games Area and Skate Park (both of which were installed in 2007), a band stand and a children's play area. This park hosts spectacular views to surrounding areas and catches the stunning setting sun just perfectly.
Whilst every effort goes into ensuring this gig listing is accurate and up to date, always check with the venue before you travel.
Dudley, West Midlands,
Limited Seating, Bring your own chair / blanket