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