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Welcome to Ledbury Community Brass Band !

The band was founded in 2010 by local parents and musicians to bring traditional brass playing to the historic market town of Ledbury in the West Midlands of England.  It has grown into a committed group of players performing at many local events.

We normally rehearse on Thursday evenings from 7.15 pm in the function rooms at the rear of the Feathers Hotel, 25 High Street, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1DS

Join Us

The band is always happy to welcome new players of all brass instruments, and at present we have specific vacancies for cornets, trombones and kit percussion.

There is no formal audition process, but you do need to be able to read and play well enough to keep up in rehearsals.  In practice this means a minimum standard of approximately Grade 4.

We welcome players of all ages, and several band members are adult learners.  We find that people who have previously played other instruments often adapt very well to brass playing: if you feel like a challenge, do get in touch as we have a number of band instruments available.

Band rehearsals are normally held every Thursday evening between 7:15 pm and 9:30 pm in the function rooms at the rear of the Feathers Hotel, 25 High Street, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1DS.  The council car park at St Katherine’s is very close to the hotel and is free of charge after 6 pm.  If you plan on attending for the first time, please email enquiries@lcbb.org.uk as we sometimes rehearse in other venues when the Feathers is not available.

Events

This is the list of upcoming events at which the band is scheduled to play. We are also likely to be playing carols at Tesco in Ledbury and other places locally in the run-up to Christmas

Event Location Date Time
Wychavon Festival of Brass De Montfort School, Evesham November 2nd tbc
Remembrance Sunday Market House, Ledbury November 10th 10.30 am
Christmas Lights Switch On Market House, Ledbury November 23rd tbc
Castlemorton Christmas Concert St Gregory’s Church, Castlemorton December 5th 7 pm
Matinee Christmas Concert Market Theatre, Ledbury December 15th 3 pm
Christmas Concert Market Theatre, Ledbury December 15th 7.30 pm

Contact

If you would like to get in touch with us, for example to join the band or have us play at your event, please email enquiries@lcbb.org.uk

Alternatively, you can call the band’s treasurer and webmaster Steve Cheetham on 01531 641829

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