Where there’s brass

Erewash Borough Council’s ever-popular Bold as Brass programme of free concerts gets underway this weekend, with music lovers promised top quality performances throughout the summer.

The annual brass concert season is always a big hit with local residents and visitors to Erewash alike – and the 2017 line-up once again sees performances organised at venues across the borough.

Bold as Brass will feature 11 free concerts between June and August and kicks off with Ilkeston Brass at Victoria Park in Ilkeston on Sunday 4 June at 2pm.

Full details of the concert programme are as follows:

Sunday 4 June Victoria Park, Ilkeston 2pm
Ilkeston Brass

Sunday 11 June West Park bandstand, Long Eaton 2pm
Long Eaton Silver Prize Band

Sunday 18 June Stanley Common Church 2pm
Derwent Valley Wind Band

Sunday 25 June St Peter’s Park, Little Eaton 2pm
Belper Town Wind Band

Sunday 2 July Memorial Hall, Breadsall 2.30pm
Hucknall & Linby Brass Band

Sunday 9 July Leisure Green, off Derby Road, Draycott 2.30pm
Derwent Valley Wind Band

Sunday 16 July Victoria Park, Ilkeston 6pm
Derwent Valley Wind Band

Sunday 16 July Village Hall Gardens, West Hallam 2pm
Matlock Band

Sunday 6 August The Green, Breaston 2.30pm
Rolls Royce Band

Sunday 6 August West Park bandstand, Long Eaton 2pm
Bakewell Silver Band

Saturday 26 August Erewash Museum, Ilkeston 2pm
Rolls Royce Band

All the events are free. Seating is limited for the outdoor concerts in West Park and Victoria Park so concert-goers are advised to take along their own chairs or blankets.




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