Newstead Brass Set For Joyful Jubilee Celebrations!

May 30, 2022
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May 30, 2022 Mike Allcock

Newstead Brass will be joining in the celebrations marking the platinum Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II with three performances over the coming weekends.

On Saturday 4th June the band will play a ‘Jubilee Proms’ selection from 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm at South Wingfield Social Club as part of a weekend of events to not only mark the Royal Jubilee but also the belated centenary of the predecessor miners’ welfare on the site.  Entry to the event is free and there are activities in the grounds from 11 am onwards.  Deckchairs or blankets are suggested for those who want to sit and hear the band, or alternatively enjoy the band’s music as you explore the stalls and sideshows at the event.  (South Wingfield Social Club can be found on High Rd, South Wingfield, Alfreton DE55 7LX).

Ripley Town Council is encouraging people to ‘bring a chair, picnic and union jack flag’ to a musical celebration in Crossley Park featuring Newstead Brass on Sunday 5th June from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm.   (Crossley Park is accessible from School Lane, Ripley, DE5 3GT).

Newstead Brass 70 Glorious Years PosterThe following weekend the band bring the celebrations back home to Nottinghamshire and presents their own ‘70 Glorious Years’ concert at the Ashwood Centre, Kirkby in Ashfield on Saturday 11th June from 7.30pm.  This will feature several band soloists in a specially curated programme of music from the last 70 years. Admission is £5 (accompanied children free) and refreshments will be available. Tickets can be booked online via, by calling 0115 968 0563 (evenings) or at the door. (The Ashwood Centre is on Portland Street, Kirkby in Ashfield, NG17 7AB).

The band are also on the lookout for additional solo cornet players to strengthen the band. Please contact the band secretary on 0115 968 0563 or for more information.

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