Blidworth Welfare Band

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Don't miss your opportunity to hear Blidworth Welfare Band perform some of their highlights from the 2018 concert series. This is your opportunity to listen again to some of your favourite pieces from the year and to hear some new music too.

In 1996 the movie Brassed Off took to our screens featuring an all star cast of UK elite actors including Pete Postlethwaite, Tara Fitgerald, Ewan McGregor and Stephen Tompkinson. The film depicts the fictional mining town of Grimley and their brass band in the wake of...

Assistant Principal Cornet, Stephen Bennett led the ceremonial fanfare trumpets of the Royal Air Force at a Service to mark the Centenary of the Royal Air Force on Tuesday 10th July 2018.

Pictured in the centre, Steve led the fanfare team through a polished performance...

Blidworth Welfare Band were back in the contesting arena on 8th July performing their 'Fire' themed programme at the Shirebrook Open Brass Band Entertainment Contest 2018.

Opening with Celtic Fire and paying tribute to composer Darrol Barry, adjudicator Mark Wilkinson (...

With two players taken ill, last minute changes to the cornet section enabled the concert to go ahead at Blidworth Miners Welfare on Thursday 5th July.

Assistant Principal Cornet, Stephen Bennett moved on to Soprano Cornet and audience member (and former Assistant Princ...

Blidworth Welfare Band returned to St. Andrew's Church, Swanwick for what has become an annual event in the band's diary after many years of presenting a joint Brass Band and Organ concert.

The band opened the concert paying tribute to brass band composer, Darrol Barry...

Blidworth Welfare Band are presently preparing for their appearance at the Shirebrook Open Entertainment Contest on Sunday 8th July where they will perform their entertainment programme before adjudicator, Mark Wilkinson. 

As an Open contest, the band will be competing...

Blidworth Welfare Band entertained crowds of people attending the 2018 Nottinghamshire County Show in Newark on 13th May with a programme for all including paying tribute to the 75th Anniversary of the Dambusters Raid and the Centenary of the Royal Air Force with a rou...

Blidworth Welfare Band are delighted to welcome two experienced players to their ranks in the form of Stephen Bennett who joins the band as Assistant Principal Cornet and Janice Gregory who joins the band on First Horn.

Stephen Bennett is a Corporal in the Royal Air For...

April 23, 2018

Blidworth Welfare Band returned to Sutton in Ashfield on Saturday 21st April for their annual concert with the Sutton in Ashfield Choral Society.

The band opened the concert with the 15th Century folk tune, Agincourt Song before moving straight in to Juan Tizol's jazz s...

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