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Details of forthcoming events featuring the Newstead Brass band

St George at the Proms (Private event)

 Saturday 21, April 2018, 07:30 pm
 The Ashwood Centre, Portland Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottingham NG17 7AB

Newstead Brass have been booked to entertain Ashfield U3A members and friends in a celebration of St George and all things British.

Picnic in the Park at Nottingham University

 Sunday 24, June 2018, 12:00 pm
 The University of Nottingham University Park Nottingham NG7 2RD United Kingdom

Annual free event held in the Millennium Garden at Nottingham University Campus.

Byron Festival Concert 2018

 Saturday 07, July 2018, 07:30 pm
 St Mary Magdalene : Church Walk, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1JS
 £10 (concessions £8, Under 18 £5)

Newstead Brass join with the Bingham and District Choral Society, Pueri Cantores della Cattedrale di Sarzana (Italy), The Newstead Abbey Singers and the Choir of St Mary's, Newark as part of the Byron Festival, marking the 230th Anniversary of Byron's birth

Private Bookings

The Newstead Band organisation can provide groups of various sizes for your personal or corporate event - Birthdays, weddings, product launches etc.

Please contact us by e-mail or phone (0115 952 7435 / 07914 529936) for more details.


Event Reviews

When Newstead Got a Brucie Bonus

The recent passing of Sir Bruce Forsyth in August at the age of 89 has given us an excuse to raid the archives for when Newstead Brass were invited to join Bruce Forsyth, and guests Peter Alliss, Linda Lusardi and James Marcus, for an episode of ‘You Bet’ broadcast in April 1990.

Beckley ends Newstead years with a bang

Firework Spectacular at Ripley Music Festival sees Duncan Beckley step down as Newstead Brass Musical Director after 27 years.

Brassed Off: People's Theatre Company, July 2016

Newstead brass receive standing ovations as they become Grimley Colliery Band for the People’s Theatre Company’s production of ‘Brassed Off'.

Brassed Off: Touring Consortium Theatre Company

May 2014, Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield: Newstead brass were one of the 10 bands which joined the Touring Consortium Theatre Company for their 2014 national professional tour of ‘Brassed Off’.

Ripley Music Festival - July 2013

Photos and Video from Ripley Music Festival, 13th July 2013, Crossley Park, Ripley, Derbyshire.

Brassed Off: the Bonington Players 50th Anniversary Production

January 2013, Bonington Theatre, Arnold: Newstead brass supported the Bonington Players as they celebrated 50 years of amateur theatre in Arnold with a presentation of 'Brassed Off'.