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 […]

GOAL!!

Lewes Glynde and Beddingham Brass enjoyed a cracking day in the sunshine at the Amex Stadium on the 2nd of April, becoming the first brass band to play at the stadium’s bandstand since its inception in 2014. We played to our biggest crowd of the year with over 15,000 supporters passing the bandstand. Those there […]

Wish Concert at All Saints

Ahead of our summer season, the band have been asked by the Mayor of Lewes to give a concert at All Saints this coming Saturday starting at 6.30pm.  It takes the form of a German style Wish Concert, where the audience bids to hear their favourite piece(s) played.  The one raising the most money gets played […]

LGB Brass welcomes High Sheriff at Inauguration Ceremony

The Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham (LGB Brass) fanfare trumpeters were on display this week at the High Sheriffs’ inauguration ceremony at Lewes Crown Court on Tuesday 22nd March 2016. Tony Line and Alex Emberley were playing the Sheriffs’ own Eb silver bugles, together with Jane Humberstone and Christina Kearley playing full-length Bb fanfare trumpets, directed […]

Great success for LGB Brass at Solos contest!

LGB Brass claimed a clean sweep of the scaba Senior Solos and Duets contest at St Paul’s Catholic College in Burgess Hill this weekend. Their principal euphonium player James Emberley was placed first in both the Slow Melody and Air Varie categories, playing ‘Donegal Bay’ and ‘Napoli’ respectively (accompanied by band chairman Peter Cowlett on each occasion). […]

Join the Best Brass Band in East Sussex!

Lewes Glynde & Beddingham Brass Band has current vacancies for a kit drummer and percussionist for our successful concert and contesting band. Sensible events diary, quality MD and friendly membership. Full kit, music and uniform provided, it’s a great opportunity for any reasonable reader. 2015 was a successful year contesting, winning our section at the SCABA […]

Scrooge comes to town!

The Lewes Glynde and Beddingham (LGB) Brass Band performed ‘A Christmas Carol’ with a twist (!) last Saturday at the All Saints Arts Centre in Lewes – three narrators telling Dickens’ story accompanied by a variety of Christmas music, from Tchaikovsky’s  Nutcracker to Howard Blake’s Walking in the Air. Put together by Ian Stewart, LGB’s […]

A Christmas Carol with LGB Brass

Lewes Glynde and Beddingham Brass are pleased to present their 2015 Christmas Concert. The band, accompanied by guest narrators, will perform an arranged version of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”. The performance has been arranged by the bands musical Director, Ian Stewart. “We will guide the listener through the familiar story of Scrooge and Bob […]