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 […]

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 […]

Band + fireworks = great night out

Get your tickets while you still can folks – this Saturday marks a highlight of the LGB calendar – ‘Proms in the Paddock’. If you fancy an evening of great music, all topped off with fireworks (in traditional Lewes style), then get yourself down to the Paddock in Lewes on Saturday night. Gates open at […]

Band has busy Remembrance Day

Sunday 11th November was, for obvious reasons, a very busy day for the band. Adam Kearley, LGB’s bumper, represented the band in the Memorial Garden in Newhaven, playing the Last Post and Reveille; Phil Goldsmith was out doing the honours with the Royal British Legion in East Dean, whilst the rest of LGB took part […]

Brass for life – over the waves

On Friday 7th September, LGB Brass will be performing at the Kings Church, Eastbourne, to raise money for the Eastbourne Branch of the RNLI. Eastbourne has a new lifeboat, a new Tamar Class.  “Diamond Jubilee” was named by the Earl and Countess of Wessex on 6th July. Costing some £2.7 million, she replaces the old […]

Olympic performance in Lewes for LGB

The Olympic Torch passed through East Sussex today and in typical style, LGB were there to entertain the crowds lining the streets of Lewes waiting for the arrival of the once-in-a-lifetime procession. We split into two groups, one playing to shoppers in the pedestrianised zone at the bottom of the High Street and the other in […]

LGB celebrate in style

Sunday 22nd April saw us celebrate our 90th birthday in style, with a concert at what sometimes feels like our second home, Lewes Town Hall. The programme featured solos from former member James Emberley on euphonium, as well as from current members Tony Line (also on euph) and Simon Emberley (cornet). The LGB training band […]