The Mermaid Swims to Silverware

Lewes Glynde and Beddingham Brass had a fantastic outing at the scaba Spring Contest this weekend, winning second place overall in their section. Their programme began with the march “Death or Glory” by RB Hall, continued with a beautifully restrained rendition of the hymn tune “Sandon” and concluded with the magnificent test piece “The Mermaid of […]

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 […]