We were delighted to join the Tyne Valley Big Band and all-female singing group the Hex Pistols for this sell-out RAF centenary celebration at Hexham Mart. The night’s ‘musical history of flight’ included traditional marches like Colonel Bogey and the Royal Air Force March Past, popular Glen Miller tunes and even some James Bond! There … Read more RAF 100 concert at Hexham Mart
A somewhat blustery day at Belsay meant that the band took shelter in the Library for today’s performances. The 2018 Great North Run took place today so it was fitting that the programme included some regional tunes in Jocular Geordie and Billy’s Exhibition Hop. The audience also enjoyed some great cornet and euphonium solos in … Read more Belsay Hall
The band was welcomed back to the delightful village of Elsdon for its annual summer fete. It was inevitable that the rain would visit at least one of our summer engagements. As the fete goers listened from the shelter of the trees the band played on and the weather did nothing to dampen the spirits! … Read more Elsdon Fete
Another glorious weekend in Hexham Brass’s summer performance schedule! This time we made a welcome return to the pretty village of Matfen for the annual village fete. The band entertained the crowds with a varied programme, including beautifully played cornet and euphonium solos in The Shepherd’s Song and Deep Inside the Sacred Temple. All expertly … Read more Matfen Village Fete
Hexham Brass turned out to Bellingham campsite in the glorious sunshine to celebrate the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. As campers sipped on the their Champagne, the band entertained with a selection of tunes (vaguely) linked to the occasion: American classics such as Anything Goes and New York, New York; a Welsh connection … Read more Happy campers have a right royal do!
The band returned to the familiar venue of Haydon Bridge Methodist Church for its first concert of 2018. A varied programme of music ranged from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Jurassic Park to the march ‘1914’, in recognition of the World War One centenary this year. As always, we played to a welcoming and appreciative audience, … Read more Hexham Brass at Haydon Bridge Methodist Church
The band is definitely in the festive mood now after a very enjoyable Christmas concert at the band’s home, the West End Methodist Church. The band played a full and varied programme, with plenty of Christmas themed pieces and carols for the audience to join in the festive cheer. The proceeds from the concert went … Read more Hexham Brass Christmas Concert