Engagements

belper river gardens
  • Thu
    16
    Jul
    2015
    2-4pmHazelwood

    Band plays

  • Wed
    25
    May
    2016
    7:00 pmParish Rooms
  • Sat
    28
    May
    2016
    10:45 amSt Marys Church

    BMW Brass will be playing at the church service at 10.45 for the blessing of the wells. Band to meet by st Marys church at 10.30

  • Sat
    11
    Jun
    2016
    1pm-3pmCarsington Water

    BMW Brass Band will play at a village fete /family picnic themed event at Carsington Water to celebrate the Queens 90th Birthday. This event is part of  the ‘Best Week for Ages’ fundraiser for the MHA charity and includes a sponsored walk.  MHA  supports 16,000 older people throughout the UK with the aim  to end isolation and loneliness in later life.

  • Sun
    19
    Jun
    2016
    6-8pmKirk Ireton

    BMW Brass Band will join in the celebration of the start of Kirk Ireton Wakes week. Band to meet at Barley Mow pub at 5.45.  The celebration will start with a tour of the churches and chapel playing hymns and finish with a concert outside the pub.

  • Sun
    26
    Jun
    2016
    2pm-4pmBand stand in Hall Leys Park Matlock

    Hall Leys park in the centre of Matlock has a cafe, ice creams, childrens play park, skateboard park, model train and motor boat rides.    BMW Brass will perform a summer concert in the band stand.

  • Sat
    16
    Jul
    2016
    2-4pmHazelwood Village Hall Field

    Open to everyone, this event has a vintage car display, cream teas,  cakes and various stalls. There is a BMW Brass summer concert and this is all included in the small entrance fee.

  • Sun
    24
    Jul
    2016
    6 - 7.30pmBrassington

    Concert and church service at Brassington.  Outside the Miners Arms.  In the church if wet.   Celebrating the start  of the Brassington Wakes Weeks.

  • Sun
    07
    Aug
    2016
    2pm-4pmBand stand in Belper River Gardens

    BMW will give a summer concert in the Band Stand at Belper River Gardens.  Ice creams, tea stall, childrens play park and boating on the river are also available.

  • Wed
    14
    Sep
    2016
    7:30 pmParish Rooms

    Committee Meeting.  Please send agenda item to Janet and Ray via the contact page on this website.

  • Sat
    08
    Oct
    2016
    7pm - 8.30pmWirksworth Methodist Church

    An hours performance by the BMW Training Band with tea and biscuits in the interval.  Tickets £3 available from members of the band.

  • Sun
    16
    Oct
    2016
    7pm to 9pmBand Stand in Derwent Gardens, Matlock Bath

    Come along to Matlock Bath Illuminations, listen to the BMW Brass band play as the floodlit boats are rowed along the river. Marvel at the coloured lights reflected on the river.

  • Sat
    22
    Oct
    2016
    2-4pmCouncil Hall (also called County Offices), Matlock

    This is the fourth MAD Camra Beer festival and promises lots of lovely beer and great music.  BM&W be one of the bands playing and can be heard between 2pm and 4pm.

    Band please arrive at 1.30pm.  Uniform please. Car park available.

  • Sun
    13
    Nov
    2016
    10:30 amWirksworth

    BMW Brass Band will be leading the Remembrance Day March through Wirksworth on Sunday 13th Nov at around 10.40am.

    Band to gather at 10.25am, Full uniform.

    Parade to gather in Wood Street at 10.25 to move off at 10.40am. Proceed via st Johns Street to St Marys Gate for service at 10.50pm.   Parade will reform at 12pm in Church Street for the March past and salute in the Market Place to the memorial Gardens for the act of Remembrance.

  • Fri
    25
    Nov
    2016
    6pm ishMiddleton Green

    Celebrate the turning on of Middle-by-Wirksworths Christmas lights with carols from BMW Brass Band.  Mince pies and mulled wine available.  Santa claus visits and there is a children's' ride.  Celebration takes place on the green opposite The Nelson Pub.  Lights turn on at 6pm.

  • Sat
    03
    Dec
    2016
    5:15 pmPeace Celebration in Memorial Gardens and Light Switch on in Market Place, Wirksworth

    BMW brass will play for the switching on of Wirksworth Christmas Lights at 6pm.

    Prior to this the band will play for the Peace Celebration in Wirksworth Memorial Gardens at 5.30

    The band will then walk up to Wirksworth Market place for switching on of the Christmas lights and carols.

    Band please meet at Memorial Gardens at 5.15

  • Fri
    09
    Dec
    2016
    7:00 pmTown Hall, Wirksworth

    Celebrate Christmas with the BMW Brass Band at their annual Christmas Concert.   This is the bands showcase event where you can hear the full 30 plus piece band playing rich technical arrangements of pieces.  Listen to some of the bands favorite Christmas pieces and sing along to some traditional carols.   Tickets available from Marsdens Gift Shop on the High Street or call 01629 820191 .

  • Wed
    14
    Dec
    2016
    7:00 pmSt Marys Church, Wirksworth

    Come along to St Marys Church to sing along to your favorite Carols and celebrate Christmas.

  • Wed
    15
    Mar
    2017
  • Sat
    27
    May
    2017
    10:00 amWirksworth

    Well dressing is an old Derbyshire custom, still celebrated in the Peak District, in which springs and wells are decorated with panels worked in flower petals and other natural materials to form a design.  The well dressing are in place for a week and on Saturday 27th a  parade take place through the village lead by the BMW Brass Band blessing all the wells and there is a Dedication at St Mary’s Church.   The first well to be blessed is inside the churchyard so that’s where the Blessings begin.  Band to meet at St Marys at 10am.

  • Sun
    25
    Jun
    2017
    From 10am Denby Pottery Village

    Visit Denby Pottery Village to enjoy Brass on the Grass, a band competition and picnic.  BMW Brass will be one of twelve bands taking part in a competition to win the title of the 'Pottery Village Champion Band 2017'!   See the event Flyer Here

    Entry is free and there is plenty of car parking.  Denby Pottery village has lots of shops and the will be stalls a raffle and a tombola.  There lots of lovely catering including a restaurant, Prosecco Stall, Real Ale, Crepes, Bournes takeaway picnics and BBQ run by the farm shop.

    BMW Brass band will be the third band, playing at 11am.  Following Matlock and Long Eaton Brass Bands.

    There are three sections to the competition. Section A  (bands with national grading section 1), Section B (bands with national gradeing sections 3 and 4) and Section C (Village and Community band un-registered bands).

    10am     Matlock Band  (B)

    10.30    Long Eaton Traingin Band (C)

    11am    BMW Brass Band (C)

    11.30  Odd Fellows  (A)

    12am  Ilkeston Brass (B)

    12.30  Shirland Training (C)

    1pm Long Eaton Silver Prize Band (B)

    1.30 Carlton Brass (A)

    2pm  Leicester Coop (A)

    2.30 Shirland Band (B)

    3pm Uttoxeter Twon Band (C)

    3.30 Kibworth (A)

  • Sat
    15
    Jul
    2017
    1:30 pmHazelwood Village Hall

    Open to everyone, this event has a vintage car display, cream teas,  cakes and various stalls. There is a BMW Brass summer concert and this is all included in the small entrance fee.  Band to meet at 1.30pm.

  • Sun
    23
    Jul
    2017
    2-4pmHall Leys Park Matlock

    Come along to Hall Leys Park in Matlock on this summer afternoon to hear a concert of lively tunes played by the BMW Brass Band.

  • Sun
    23
    Jul
    2017
    6.30pm-7.30pmMiners Hill triangle opposite church and pub

    BMW Brass Band will celebrate the start of Brssington Wakes week with an evening concert outside Miners Arms Pub, opposite the church on Miners Hill.

  • Sun
    06
    Aug
    2017
    2pm to 4pmBelper River Gardens
  • Sat
    07
    Oct
    2017
    7:00 pmParish Rooms, Wirksworth

    Come and enjoy an evening of music from the shows arranged for brass band.  Free admission.  Refreshments provided.  To reserve a seat contact Sally on 01629 820191

  • Wed
    08
    Nov
    2017
    7:00 pmParish Rooms, Wirksworth

    Committee members only.  Band practice as usual at 8pm.

  • Sun
    12
    Nov
    2017
    10:30 amWirksworth Church

    Starting from Wood Street a procession lead by the BMW Brass Band to March up to the Church for a Remembrance service.  (band to meet in Wood Street at 10.25am).  Following the service at 12pm the procession marches back, past Market Square.

  • Sun
    12
    Nov
    2017
    3:00 pmMiddle Church

    Service with accompaniment by the full band of BMW Brass

  • Fri
    24
    Nov
    2017
    6:30 pmVillage Green, Middleton

    BMW Brass Band play Christmas Carols at this traditional village event.  Mince pies and mulled wine, children's rides and santa pays a visit.

  • Sat
    02
    Dec
    2017
    5.15pm for 6pm Switch onWirksworth Market Place

    Band will meet at the Memorial Garden in Wirksworth at 5.15 for a 5.30 start of The Peace Ceremony.  After the ceremony everyone walks up to Wirksworth Market Place for Carols and the switching on of the Christmas Tree light at 6pm.  The event is sponsored by The Rotary Club.

  • Sat
    09
    Dec
    2017
    7pm or 7.30pm tbcWirksworth Town Hall

    Celebrate Christmas with the BMW Brass Band

  • Tue
    12
    Dec
    2017
    1:30 pmImperial Rooms

    A small ensemble group of the BMW Brass Band will play Carols for entertainment at the Imperial Rooms Seniors Christmas party.  Carols will be played between 1.30pm and 2pm.

  • Wed
    20
    Dec
    2017
    7:00 pmSt Marys Church at Wirksworth
  • Wed
    03
    Jan
    2018
    8:00 pmParish Rooms
  • Wed
    17
    Jan
    2018
    7:00 pmParish Rooms
  • Wed
    28
    Feb
    2018
  • Wed
    14
    Mar
    2018
    7:00 pmParish Rooms

    All band members are welcome and encouraged to attend the AGM.

  • Sat
    14
    Apr
    2018
    7.30pm -9.30pmParish Rooms, Wirksworth

    A complimentary concert showcasing some of BMW Brass Bands latest pieces, with arrangements from all over the world.

    Complimentary tickets available from Marsdens Gifts Galore near the market square in Wirksworth.   Or simply turn up on the night.

  • Wed
    02
    May
    2018
    8:00 pmSt Marys Church at Wirksworth
  • Wed
    09
    May
    2018
    8:00 pmSt Marys Church at Wirksworth
  • Wed
    23
    May
    2018
    7:00 pmParish Rooms, Wirksworth
  • Sat
    26
    May
    2018
  • Sat
    23
    Jun
    2018
  • Sat
    07
    Jul
    2018
    1.30- 3.30 (tbc)Hazelwood
  • Wed
    18
    Jul
    2018
    7:00 pmParish rooms
  • Sun
    22
    Jul
    2018
    6:30 amBrassington

    6.30 to 8pm.  Brassington Concert.

  • Sun
    05
    Aug
    2018
  • Sun
    19
    Aug
    2018
  • Wed
    05
    Sep
    2018
    8:00 pmSt Marys Church

    Due to the Wirksworth Festival using the main space in the Parish Rooms, band practice will be in the church nearby (St Marys) this week.

  • Wed
    12
    Sep
    2018
    7:00 pmParish Rooms

    The band committee meeting will take place in the Parish rooms at 7pm.  Band practice will follow in the church at 8pm.

  • Wed
    12
    Sep
    2018
    8:00 pmSt Marys Church

    Band practice will be in church again this week.

    Committee meting will be in the Parish Rooms at 7pm

  • Sun
    23
    Sep
    2018
    1 to 1.25pmSt Marys Church Wirksworth

    Due to the wet weather forecast the band will now be playing in the church.   Previously the plan was to play on a stage on the grass part of the churchyard.

  • Sun
    11
    Nov
    2018
    Morning and AfternoonWirksworth am and Middleton pm
  • Wed
    14
    Nov
    2018
    7:00 pmParish Rooms
  • Sun
    25
    Nov
    2018
    11.30 - 12.30Wirksworth

    BM & W Brass Band will be playing carols in the streets of Wirksworth,.

  • Fri
    30
    Nov
    2018
    5:40 amTop end of Middleton

    Come and see the tuning on of the Christmas Lights in Middleton by Wirksworth, with carols by BMW Brass Band, children rides, mulled wine and mince pies.  Lights switch on at 6.15pm, Band at 6.30pm.

  • Sat
    01
    Dec
    2018
    5:45 amOld Market Place

    Come and see the turning on of the Christmas lights in Wirksworth, with carol sing-along accompanied by the BMW Brass Band.  There will be a  blessing of the Christmas Tree and  it is rumored that Father Christmas will arrive with sweets for the children.

  • Sat
    08
    Dec
    2018
    7.30 to 9.30Parish Rooms

    Come and see the award winning BMW Brass Band show-casing their most popular pieces of the year.  With a selection of classic brads band arrangements and Christmas music, you are sure to experience some Christmas spirit.  Hot drinks and mince pies included.  Tickets £5, available from Marsdens Gift Shop, or via the contact form on this website.

  • Wed
    19
    Dec
    2018
    7:00 pmSt Marys Church

    BM and W Brass Band will play carols in this town sing along carol service, with other songs and tunes from the Wirksworth early music group.

  • Wed
    09
    Jan
    2019
  • Wed
    13
    Feb
    2019
    7:00 pmParish Rooms
  • Wed
    13
    Mar
    2019
    7:00 pmParish Rooms

    An important event for all band members.  Please come to band practice an our early this week for the bands annual general meeting.

  • Sat
    06
    Apr
    2019
    7:30 pmAll Staints Church, Ripley

    Joint Brass Band Concert Featuring Newstead Brass Band and BMW Brass Band.  Tickets available from band members and Gifts Galore gift shop in Wirksworth.

    An evening of fine brass playing featuring BM&W Brass (winners of the Village & Community section at the Denby Pottery ‘Brass on the Grass’ Contest 2018) and Newstead Brass (highest placed Midland’s band, Championship section, 2018 Bolsover Festival of Brass.). Each band will perform individually before joining for a massed band joint finale.

  • Sat
    25
    May
    2019
    10:45 amWirksworth

    Wirksworth Well Dressings

  • Wed
    12
    Jun
    2019
    7:00 pmParish Rooms

    Committee Meeting

  • Sat
    22
    Jun
    2019
    10am to 5pmDenby

    Brass on the Grass Competition.  Ban members please assemble 1.45pm at the latest.  Band plays at 2.30pm.

  • Sun
    30
    Jun
    2019
    Middleton Green

    To mark the eructation of a monument to commemorate the local stone quarried and taken to France for WW1 Graves.  3pm till 5pm (tbc).

  • Sat
    06
    Jul
    2019
    From 12.45pm Hazelwood
  • Sun
    14
    Jul
    2019
    2 - 4.30 pmTown Head Farm, Idridgehay.

    Lots of stalls, cakes cream teas, coffee, tea, a bar and lots more.  All welcome.

  • Sun
    28
    Jul
    2019
    6pm to 7.30pm
  • Sun
    04
    Aug
    2019
  • Wed
    07
    Aug
    2019
    7:00 pmParish Rooms
  • Wed
    16
    Oct
    2019
    8pm - 9.30pmWirksworth Parish Rooms

    Free concert of music from the films.  The Malting (Parish Rooms).  Wirksworth.  Light refreshments during the interval.

  • Sun
    10
    Nov
    2019
    10:30 amWood Street Wirksworth

    Parade through Wirksworth and Church Service at St Marys.

  • Sun
    10
    Nov
    2019
    2:30 pmMiddleton Church
  • Fri
    29
    Nov
    2019
    6:30 pmMiddleton Green - oposite the Nelson

    Join BMW Brass and the people of middleton for mince pies, mulled wine and the turning on of the village lights.

     

  • Sat
    30
    Nov
    2019
    5.30pm - 6.30pmWirksworth Memorial Gardens

    Come and see the Christmas Tree light up and sing some carols with BMW Brass band.

  • Sat
    07
    Dec
    2019
    7.30pm to 9.30pm
  • Sun
    15
    Dec
    2019
    7.30pm to 9pmNags Head Pub Hulland
  • Wed
    18
    Dec
    2019
    7pm for 7.30pmSt Marys Church
  • Wed
    15
    Jan
    2020
    7:00 pmThe Malting (Parish Rooms)
  • Sat
    04
    Jul
    2020
    TbcHazelwood Village Hall
  • Sun
    19
    Jul
    2020
    TbcThe Green, Idridhay