Come and hear Gordon Campbell in concert with LGB

You are hereby cordially invited to our forthcoming concert, featuring Gordon Campbell in an evening of Big Band music and Brass Band favourites. Gordon is one of the country’s leading trombone players, has been lead trombone in the BBC Big Band since 1984, and has played along side (among others) Shirley Bassey, Ella Fitzgerald and […]

Proud of our Boobs

LGB ladies Christina Kearley, Angela Holloway, Shirley Eyles, Jane Stewart and Jane Humberstone, alongside regular helpers Hilary Lowe (Brighton and Hove City Brass) and Sharon McCallum (Burry Port), played this weekend at the Boobs n’ Brass (South) concert at St. John’s Church, West Byfleet. The concert was conducted by LGB Band President Dennis Wilby, and raised a magnificent £1,597.50 for the Breast […]

Band bolsters Boobs and Brass

Saturday 13th September will mark a proud day for LGB Brass, when six of our members (and several of our regular deps) perform as part of the famous ‘Boobs and Brass’ all-female brass band, under the directorship of no less than our President, Dennis Wilby. The band was born in 2006, when they performed what […]

So long, farewell, etc…

It’s that time of year again… Every September, another much loved member of the band moves on to the next stage of their life and disappears off to University. This year is no different, as we say goodbye and good luck to cornet players Joe Knight and Natalie Sherlock. Both of them will be missed […]

Bye bye Bish

LGB is sad to say goodbye to Mark Welch, also affectionately known as ‘Bish’, who is leaving his second trombone seat to take up the bass trombone slot at Battle Town Band. Mark, his wife Sarah, and their family have always been great supporters of the band, and we will all very much miss having […]

Welcome back James!

LGB Brass is very pleased indeed to welcome James Emberley back from Milnrow Band.  James cut his teeth with LGB and has played euphonium with Hammonds, Fairey and Milnrow, to mention a few. James has returned home to Eastbourne with his partner Carly and has rejoined LGB on euphonium. James is the third member of the […]

Alice Moulds receives 2014 Mayor’s trophy

The immediate past Mayor of Lewes, Councillor Ruth O’ Keeffe visited the band to present the award inaugurated by Cllr. Mike Chartier when he was in office, which recognises our Most Improved Young Player. Our recipient this year is a young lady who started to learn to play two years ago. Being the sensible young […]

Training band update

Did you know that LGB Brass operates a training Band? Did you know we can provide an instrument at no cost? Did you know that membership and tuition is free? Did you know that all music and tutoring books are provided free? Who can join – any person who has some playing ability and has […]

LGB Entertains

LGB Brass danced their way into second place at the recently held SCABA Entertainment Contest held on 18th May at the Hawth Theatre in Crawley. Entered in the B section and playing a well chosen and balanced Dance flavoured programme the band caught the ear of well known adjudicator Richard Evans. He complemented the band […]

Our Finest Hour

It’s hard to know where to begin in recounting the story of the last few days. Weekends like the one just passed are rare indeed and this one will live long in the memory of all who were there (and quite a few who weren’t). If you haven’t already heard, on Sunday 22nd September 2013 […]