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Kirkbymoorside Town Band

appearing at

Bolsover Festival Of Brass

Clowne, Derbyshire

17:35

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Description

Kirkbymoorside, or Kirkby as it is known locally, is situated at the southern foothills of the North Yorks Moors. It is 7 miles from Pickering and 6 miles from Helmsley.

Kirkby has had a band since at least 1815 and we have the minutes book from 1890 until today.

The bands first contest win was the Kirkbymoorside poultry and industrial show contest of 1886.

Our band room was built in 1976 on land kindly donated by James Holt who lives in Kirkby. It is a purpose built building and is used for all band activities including practices which are three or four times a week.

We currently have a Senior Band, Junior Band, Learner Band, Community Band and a Beginner Band. Over 90 musicians in all.

The band has always been a subscription band and rely on the generosity of the public for support.

Rehearsal Times
Senior Band
Thursday & Sunday 7.30pm - 9.15pm

Junior Band
Sunday 10.00am - 11.00am

Learner Band
Sunday 9.30am - 10.00am

Beginner Band
Sunday 9.00am - 9.30am

Community Band
Tuesday 8.00pm - 9.30pm

Bolsover Festival Of Brass

Venue Type

Festival

Description

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.

Heritage High School, Boughton Lane,

Clowne,

Derbyshire,

England,

S43 4QG.

Disabled AccessBarFood Served

Admission Fee: Festival Admission Charge Applies

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