Centenary Concert

Join us for a night of music, brought to you by kind permission of The Mayor of Lewes We’ll be playing a range of old and new original works – including the premier of our centenary commission ‘A Sussex Celebration’ – as well as our popular favourites. Tickets are free but must be reserved in […]

Abnormal loads

Ah, Stevenage. The concrete epicentre of the London & Southern Counties Regional Brass Band Contest. 15 bands gathered in the Arts & Leisure centre for the first area contest since 2019. Due to two 300 ton, 70m long bits of some sort of national grid infrastructure making its way across Sussex (didn’t they know about […]

International Women’s Day 2021

Today is International Women’s Day This year’s campaign is Choose To Challenge and we wanted to share a video of Christina, our Principal Cornet, playing “Share my Yoke” composed by Salvationist Joy Webb. We’re proud of all the women making music in our band and we’re always looking for ways to improve what we do. Did […]

A Virtual Christmas Concert

LGB Brass presents ‘A Virtual Christmas Concert’ Check out the link below to view our Christmas Concert 2020! Premiers 18/12/20 at 19:30. Pour yourself a glass of mulled wine, fill a plate with mince pies and cosy in for a concert of Christmas music, readings and a visual celebration of the towns and villages the […]

Stanley Woods

It was with sadness that we learned of the passing of Stanley Woods, former Musical Director of the Glynde and Beddingham Brass Band. Stan was MD for many years and was much loved and highly regarded by those who played in the band. Stan was formerly Co-Principal Trumpet of the London Philharmonic Orchestra and a […]

Thank you Concentus

If you’re not careful, brass banding can get a bit formulaic. You trundle along with the usual cycle of contests, summer fetes, Christmas carolling and bandstand performances, staying in your comfort zone in terms of music, venues and audiences. Every so often though, you need to mix things up a bit, and responsibility for keeping […]

First Section – here we come

By most people’s standards, and for lots of reasons, it’s been a tough start to the year for LGB Brass. So we toddled off to Stevenage on Sunday 17th March for the London and Southern Counties Area Contest with mixed feelings. The piece (Darrol Barry’s Rise of the Phoenix) hadn’t sparked too much a flame […]

Tom Littlewood

LGB Brass is very sad to share the news of the sudden passing of horn player Tom Littlewood on Sunday 13th January 2019, aged 35. Tom was one of those people at band who had a smile and a friendly or welcoming word for everyone, from new members to returners and old hands, both the […]