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Emley Brass Band is a traditional village based brass band with roots that date back to around 1870.
We are based in the middle of Yorkshire, are fortunate enough to have our own bandroom conveniently located opposite the White Horse Public house.
We do approximately 30 concerts a year for a variety for audiences, and also take part in 4 or 5 contests, testing ourselves against other bands and aiming to improve our standards.
We have an excellent reputation for highly professional and entertaining concerts and work very hard under the guidance of our innovative Musical Director Garry Hallas to keep presenting fresh new concerts every year.
Like all amateur Brass Bands we are unfunded so we have to try new avenue’s to raise vital funds to keep our organisation running. Check out our Real Ale Festival run every Easter in the bandroom!
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.
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