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 […]

LGB Band Workshop

The band enjoyed a workshop on Sunday in the sunny location of Arlington Hall in East Sussex with our invited and welcome guest Melvin White. This was part of the band preparation for the scaba Autumn Contest this coming weekend. Melvin guided the band through the Hymn, March and Test piece they’ll be playing and helped […]

MD recognised in Lewes Award Ceremony

Congratulations to our MD Ian Stewart, who was awarded a Lewes Civic Award from Lewes Town Council in the Arts category in a ceremony at Lewes Town Hall in April 2015. Ian was presented with his award by the Mayor of Lewes, Councillor Dr Micheal Turner. Dr Turner was pleased to present the Civic Awards to […]

LGB Brass keep their Whits about them

The band enjoyed a trip to the Annual Oldham and Saddleworth Whit Friday Marches Contest. Accompanied by a few helpers and volunteers (that’s right folks, volunteers!) and well organised by our contest secretary, Jane Stewart, we managed to get round 7 of the 11 villages. We visited: Diggle, Dobscross, Uppermill, Greenfiled, Grotton, Lydegate, Lees (confess […]

Baritone Quartet Wins SCABA Q&E Contest

Congratulations to our players who formed a Baritone playing Quartet to enter the annual SCABA Quartet and Ensemble contest, and came first in their section. The Quartet played Suite from “the Fairy Queen” by Henry Purcell arranged for quartet. Congratulations to Liz, James, Jane and Sarah. Liz Cowlett collecting the trophy on behalf of the […]