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Newstead Brass ready to light up Christmas

Newstead Brass ready to light up Christmas

The sound of a brass band is a traditional part of Christmas for many and Newstead Brass will be ‘playing’ their part over the next month with 4 festive concerts as well as providing the opportunity to hear favourite carols across city and county.

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Newstead Brass lead region in Remembrance

Newstead Brass lead region in Remembrance

A large crowd in Hucknall welcomed Newstead brass as they led remembrance events in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire; the region joining the nation in remembering those who gave their lives in two world wars and other armed conflicts of the last 100 years.

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When Newstead Got a Brucie Bonus

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.

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Newstead Brass Double Up for Byron and Wallis

Newstead Brass Double Up for Byron and Wallis

Newstead Brass are set for a pair of festival concerts this coming weekend linked to local heroes the poet Lord Byron and bouncing bomb pioneer Barnes Wallis.

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Newstead Brass lead BrassFest UK in Nottinghamshire

Newstead Brass lead BrassFest UK in Nottinghamshire

Newstead Brass are proud to be part of BrassFest UK taking place this coming weekend 7th to 9th July 2017.

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A Tune for June as Newstead Brass Perform at Nottingham Arboretum

A Tune for June as Newstead Brass Perform at Nottingham Arboretum

Newstead Brass make their only public appearance of the month with a FREE concert at Nottingham’s Arboretum bandstand this Sunday Afternoon, June 11th 2017, playing from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm.

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Newstead Breathing Brass into Derby and Mansfield

Newstead Breathing Brass into Derby and Mansfield

Breathing Brass, a multimedia exhibition including images of Newstead Brass players and instruments, showing in Derby from 24 March to 23 April and then in Mansfield from April 28th to May 13th.

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Newstead Looking Forward after Top Ten Finish

Newstead Looking Forward after Top Ten Finish

Newstead brass confirmed its status as one of the country’s leading brass bands with a top ten finish in the Midlands Regional Brass Band Championships held at Bedworth Civic Hall on Sunday March 12th

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Brass Unites for Festival in the Festival Hall

Brass Unites for Festival in the Festival Hall

Newstead Brass and the Kirkby Colliery Welfare Band will be coming together next month for a Festival of Brass in the appropriate setting of Kirkby’s Festival Hall.

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Beckley ends Newstead years with a bang

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.

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