Shirebrook Miners Welfare Band is a 1st Section band since gaining promotion in 2012.
The band provides fantastic 'foot tapping', 'audience participation' entertainment for their spectators.
They play traditional and modern popular music such as;
Easy Listening Overtures,
West End and Broadway Musical Classics,
Past and Present Chart Hits,
Old and New Movie Theme Tunes
as well as soloist and duet items which feature different sections of the band.
SMWB's expertise is not only confined to 'putting on a good show' the band have had considerable success in major competitions in recent years, culminating in reaching the National Brass Band Finals of Great Britain in 2010 and 2012. The band are also 4 years consecutive champions (2013,2014, 2015 and 2016) of the North East Derbyshire Brass Band Festival Contest.
The band rehearse Mondays and Thursdays 8pm -10pm at Shirebrook Miners Welfare. Address: Central Dr, Shirebrook, Mansfield NG20 8BA
Sunday 30th September 2018 ~ 9am - 6pm.
Bolsover Festival of Brass is one of the leading Brass Band Entertainment Contests of today which for the last three years has produced a live-broadcast around the world to over 15,000 audience as well as its live capacity audience.
The event for 2018 will again take place at Heritage High School, Boughton Lane, Clowne, Derbyshire. S43 4QG on Sunday 30th September 2018 commencing at 9am running in two halls simultaneously.
There are five sections (Championship, First, Second, Third and Fourth) with 50 competing bands in two halls all performing a twenty minute programme of entertaining music with a featured soloist. The school boasts great facilities for audiences and bands alike. Each band being provided a 30 minute rehearsal room prior to their contest performance.
The event is held all on one level and is very accessible to all.
Catering and bar on site throughout the day and evening.
Tickets are available on the day on the door and are £8 Adult and £6 Concessions (under 16 and over 60). Children under 5 entry free.
Whilst every effort goes into ensuring this gig listing is accurate and up to date, always check with the venue before you travel.