Past Engagments


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  • 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