Blidworth Welfare Band


March 29, 2019

Blidworth Welfare Band are delighted with the progress of their cornet protege, Corey Kohut who has recently been awarded the Selston Music Festival Special Award Trophy and sponsorship from the festival.

The award is for performers under the age of 18 who are considere...

March 11, 2019

Blidworth Welfare Band gained another credible 5th place at the Midlands Championship Section Regional Contest held in Bedworth on Sunday 10th March 2019.

The test piece this year was Ray Steadman-Allen's 'Seascapes' based upon the John Masefield poem 'Cargoes' which wa...

Marking International Women's Day 2019 we are proud to announce that on Sunday 10th March, the following women will be performing for Blidworth Welfare Band at the Midlands Regional Championships:

Sarah Emblen (Repiano Cornet)

Karen Cretney (2nd Cornet)

Jacqui Oswin (2nd...

November 27, 2018

Blidworth Welfare Band are delighted to welcome their cornet Protege, Corey Kohut to the band entering the cornet bench in the 3rd Cornet seat.

Corey is 13 years old and has been playing since he was 8, where he found the love of the cornet having class lessons in prima...

November 20, 2018

Television cameras from the BBC attended Blidworth Welfare Band's rehearsal on Monday and will be shown on Sunday 25th November on the Andrew Marr Show on BBC1 at 10am.

BBC Politics got in touch with the Blidworth Welfare Band as they will be looking at the regener...

October 11, 2018

Blidworth Welfare Band will be going on tour this year with their Christmas Concert series culminating in a broadcast on BBC Radio Nottingham on Christmas day.

The band will commence their concert series with their traditional Christmas Concert in Burton Joyce Village H...

September 29, 2018

Followers of Blidworth Welfare Band will be able to watch the band on Sunday 30th September from the comfort of their own home.

The band will be competing in the Championship Section of the Bolsover Festival of Brass featuring bands from all over the UK (and one from ov...

August 19, 2018

If you are moving to a university in Nottingham this September and already play in a brass band as a brass player or percussionist, then Blidworth Welfare Band extend a warm welcome to you.

We rehearse on a Monday and Thursday evening between 8pm and 10pm at Blidworth M...

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