Grimethorpe Colliery Band are delighted to be touring the south of England during August 2023. The band will spend a week visiting various coastal towns playing their unique brass music to all their fans. “Grimethorpe at the seaside” promises to be a fantastic evening of the very best in Brass music, as the stars of the hit film Brassed Off bring their award winning show to audiences all along the south coast.
Formed in 1917, during the First World War, Grimethorpe Colliery Band is a British institution. National and British Open Champions on numerous occasions, the band’s contest successes remain legendary. These include 16 Brass In Concert Championship titles, 11 times Yorkshire Regional Champions, two English National Championship victories, four times British Open Champions and four times National Champion Brass Band of Great Britain.
The Royal Albert Hall, Symphony Hall, Barbican, Westminster Abbey, European Parliament, Sydney Opera House and more, have all played host to Grimethorpe. With tours to Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, and concerts & festival appearances throughout Europe, the band’s performance reputation remains unsurpassed.
“Sensational – performing favourite classics in spectacular style!” The Times
“The brass bands of this country are unique, and the Grimethorpe Band is unique amongst them” – Sir Harrison Birtwistle
“A thoroughly entertaining show & a must for all music enthusiasts” – The Guardian
For enquiries about individual events, please contact the organisers directly using the contact details on the event page.