Blidworth Welfare Band

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Blidworth Welfare Band's Musical Director has been invited to adjudicate at The Coventry and Warwickshire Brass Festival on Sunday 30th June 2019.

On the appointment Simon commented "I am delighted to support this fabulous contest as their adjudicator for 2019. CWBF is...

Blidworth in fine form... with a little help from their friends!

The annual Swanwick brass band concert presented by Blidworth Welfare Band took place on Saturday 22nd June 2019 to a near capacity audience and once again in conjunction with organist, Keith Hearnshaw.

Bli...

Blidworth Welfare Band are euphoric with the signing of Lynden Cooper as their Principal Euphonium player. ​​

Lynden started playing at the age of 4 and is the 6th generation of his family to play and teach music.

He has performed at the highest level in brass banding a...

April 13, 2019

Blidworth Welfare Band has said farewell to their pit helmets, overalls and to their good friends at Argent Theatre following the closing night of 'Brassed Off'.

The band has enjoyed every minute treading the boards in this production and wish Argent Theatre all the ver...

For three nights and one afternoon starting on Wednesday 10th April 2019, Blidworth Welfare Band will become the infamous Glimley Colliery Band as they star alongside Argent Theatre Company in a production of Brassed Off in Newark.

The band has been rehearsing alongside...

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...

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