Skelmanthorpe Brass Band Community

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Bolsover Festival Of Brass

Clowne, Derbyshire


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Within the Community there is The Skelmanthorpe Band (Yorkshire, 1st Section), The Skelmanthorpe Prospect Band (Yorkshire, 2nd Section), and The Skelmanthorpe Training Band (a Group of fledgling Musicians) supporting around 100 Brass and Percussion Players between the ages of 6 and 86.

With a highly motivated team of Tutors, Volunteers and a successful Training Programme, The Skelmanthorpe Brass Band Community encourages both young people and adults to pick up Brass or Percussion Instruments and learn how to play them.

Formed in 1843, the Skelmanthorpe Band is one of the oldest Brass Bands in the Country.

Bolsover Festival Of Brass

Venue Type



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.

Featuring The Skelmanthorpe Band

Heritage High School, Boughton Lane,




S43 4QG.

Disabled AccessBarFood Served

Admission Fee: Festival Ticket Required

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