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WE are celebration 25 years at Pittington Brass October 21st, 2017

After 25 years WE are still going strong. We have several new members this year, on Trombone, Cornet, Flugel Horn. Everyone is welcome to come and have a go no matter what level of playing you are. At our Anniversary Concert we would like to invit…

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Congatulations to our band secretary August 3rd, 2017

Congratulations to Norman and Margaret recently celebrated 60 years of marriage.

Their story can be found on our facebook page


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Passchendaele 2017 march brandon & meadowfield July 31st, 2017

The band marched and played well, the service was quite emotional. Back at the British legion the buffet was great. Pictures can be found on our facebook page.

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Seaham concert on the Green June 17th, 2017

Saturday 17th June, Saw the band play beside Tommy on the green on the seafront in Seaham. This series of concerts saw the Lanchester band and Bearpark & Esh following us, with the sun beating down on us. The bands gave great renditions to enterta…

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Marie Curie Day March 2017 March 11th, 2017

We played to a responsive crowd in Durham Market Place in aid of Marie curie. It way overcast and a barmy 8 degrees. Every piece placed received a warm applause. The collection buckes kept ringing with the sound of yet more coins. Thank you to one…

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Big coffee morning for Macmillan cancer September 24th, 2016

There was great support for the event this morning, lots of stalls. Plenty of coffee and other refreshments. And of course the BIG raffle. Thank you to Chris and all those behind the scenes.The band played a wide and varied program which was well …

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Beamish Agriculture Show Sept 2016 September 18th, 2016

he skies were a lovely shade of blue, not a cloud in the sky. The band created a great sound as various events were going on in the main ring. the program was full and varied, from the Slaidburn march to A Boy from nowhere, from Florentina to good…

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World famous Cory Band Glyn Williams & Matthew Fletcher HERE September 10th, 2016

At tonight’s rehearsal (20th Aug) we had some special guests, due to a band member looking at a new Euphonium. World renowned Cory Band’s Solo Euphonium player …

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132nd Durham Miners Gala July 11th, 2016

Saturday 7am July 9th 2016 and the coach set off to Seaham and the Island Social Club to pick up the Vane Tempest banner. The band played whilst marching up Station Road as usual. A while later we got on the coach bound for Durham. In Durham at 8.…

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Neville's Cross Primary School Durham July 6th, 2016

The band played well at the Music festival / summer fair. Mrs Monaghan and her fantastic team gathered musical talent from around the area. These included a steelpan band the sage, a Ukelele group and much more. Stalls were in most parts of the sc…

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Wharton Park, Durham June 20th, 2016

Our 1st outing to the park went well, a report will follow soon

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Twitter & Facebook June 15th, 2016

The band are now on Facebook & Twitter. Please check us out

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Bowburn with Rock Choir 2016 May 13th, 2016

The evening of Friday 13 May; a night remember at Bowburn Community Centre. In front of a packed house Pittington Brass and The Rock choir joined forces in a celebration of music and song in support of St Cuthbert’s Hospice. The audience we…

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Keep up to date look at our Events page April 17th, 2016

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Durham Market Place, for Marie Curie Tust March 6th, 2016

The band played at Durham market place this 5th March 2016 to help the Marie Curie Trust raise funds. Despite the weather the public were highly appreciative and enjoyed the variety of music.The sky darkened, the heavens opened, and those with upw…

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December 2015 "Angels and Trumpets" January 29th, 2016

Our concert with the Belmont ladies choir “Angels and Trumpets” and Piano and Bass Duet, was well received. This light hearted evening left the audience with a smile and a song. Proceeds were donated to Marie Curie and St Cuthbert̵…

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Happy New Year January 6th, 2016

The Band wishes to extend A Happy New Year to each and everyone.


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Marie Curie Support Day Durham Market Place March 15th, 2015

A great day was had by all even though the weather was terribly cold and windy, The Band played well and (wait for it)

the Marie Curie Support staff collected £1400.00 , Read more..

Change to Band Rehearsal Venue March 5th, 2015

I have provisionally booked St John’s Methodist Church hall for Thursday May 7th, in case we are not allowed

in the hall while it is being used as a polling station for the general election.

You will probably remember that th…

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Guest Conductor January 15th, 2015

Alan Fernie will be Conducting the Band on the evening of 15th of Jan, pictures and more info to follow.



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Choir and Brass " Angels and Trumpets " December 9th, 2014

What a great night of music from Belmont Ladies Choir and the Band. This is to be the start of a new joint venture between the chior and band which we hope to hold annually. Pics and more info to follow. Procedes donated to Macmillan Cancer Suppor…

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22nd Anniversary Concert November 3rd, 2014

A Great evening was had by all, more info and pics to follow soon

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Music Grading Awards July 23rd, 2014

We are pleased to let you know that Jack Wake has recently passed his Grade 8 for

Euphonium and Grade 5 Trombone both he achieved with Merit, a great achievement , it goes without

saying that we are all very proud of these achievem…

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Awareness Day (ASDA) February 8th, 2014

Asda Living are committed to supporting local good causes and charities, the branch at the Arnison Centre in Durham approached the band to take part in their ( chosen by you ) programme.

When customers visit the store and make a transactio…

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Grant for Pittington Junior Brass December 31st, 2013

The Junior Band have secured a Grant For to £500 from the local authority to purchase Equipment and music.

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Brassed Off November 15th, 2013

The Band has been approached once again to be involved with Oil Lamp Productions in another Stage Play of Brassed Off. It is proposed to be staged on the eve of the Durham Miners Gala at a Local Venue yet to be confirmed, the band are delighted …

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Pittington Brass 21st Anniversary Concert October 14th, 2013

A report on the evening will be following shortly, however there are some pics available to view now in the gallery , with more to follow soon , visit again soon, Thanks.

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New Website August 22nd, 2013

We hope that you enjoy our new website it has been a long time in the making some 3 years to be precise, We have been let down several times by agencies that said they could help us out and provide a good site (all mouth and trousers) but here i…

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Site now launched August 6th, 2013

We are pleased to welcome you to our new web site. as you can see it is still a work in progress but while we work on adding all the content please do have a look round and let us have any feedback.

We really do want to make this the hear…

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