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Hexham Brass at Beamish

Hexham Brass playing in Beamish bandstand

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

Happy New Year!

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

Belsay Hall

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

Elsdon Fete

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

Matfen Village 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