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Unite the Union Brass Band is one of the most successful bands in Sheffield and South Yorkshire. The Band was formed in 1900 and over the years has performed under several different names, including Sheffield Recreation Band, Stocksbridge Band, and City of Sheffield Band. In 2012, we were pleased to be able to name a new sponsorship deal with Unite the Union.
In addition to their role in "The Full Monty," members of the Unite the Union Brass Band have appeared on worldwide hit records, award winning documentaries and on virtually every mainstream UK television broadcast station.
They have toured internationally and make regular visits to Holland and Germany, have featured live at many of the world’s most iconic music venues including The Royal Albert Hall, Sheffield Arena & The Wembley Conference Centre, London Lord Mayor's Parade (twice), London Parade Festival and have completed a highly successful 21 day tour of Australia, giving 12 concerts from coast to coast. Collectively, they are virtuoso musicians offering a thrilling musical experience that guarantees to leave your audience hungry for more.
Around the globe there are Brass Bands that have won major competitions, there are Brass Bands that have made great recordings, there are even a few Brass Bands that have done all of the above and appeared on Film & TV too ...but if you’re looking to be thrilled with a band that’s been there, done that and featured in an Oscar winning, BAFTA scooping, Box Office busting movie, there’s a choice of one, yes just one in the whole wide world……… Unite the Union Brass Band!
If you wish to engage the band for your wedding, corporate event, concert, stage production, project launch, TV or film recording or any other type of function you can be assured of an entertaining and professional performance.
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 25,000 audience as well as its live capacity audience.
The event will commence at 9am running in two halls simultaneously.
There are five sections (Championship, First, Second, Third and Fourth) with 57 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 £10 Adult and £8 Concessions (under 16 and over 60). Children under 5 entry free.
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