Our last performance at Beamish was in the blazing August sunshine…sadly the sun didn’t turn out for us this time but grey skies and drizzle didn’t dampen the spirits of the band or spectators. Playing in the Town bandstand under guest conductor Jason Smith, the programme included the usual mix of traditional, popular and classical … Read more Hexham Brass at Beamish
Many thanks to those who joined us for our first concert of the season at Haydon Bridge Methodist Church on 6th April. Challenging new pieces, including New World Fantasy and movements from the Nott’num Town suite, were performed alongside some familiar favourites like The Great Escape and Domino Finita Est, a march written in memory … Read more Haydon Bridge Methodist Church concert
The band are back rehearsing new pieces after the Christmas break and we’re in the process of confirming our engagements for the year ahead. If it’s your New Year’s resolution to start or get back into playing, then get in touch! In particular we would love to hear from front row cornets, horn players and … Read more Happy New Year!
Come and get in the festive mood! Hexham Brass are giving a Christmas Concert on Tuesday 11 December, 7.30pm, at West End Methodist Church, Hexham. We’ll be playing a host of seasonal favourites and we’d love you to come and join us! Tickets can be bought on the door, £5 including refreshments. Proceeds will go … Read more Hexham Brass Christmas concert
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!