Welbeck Estates Brass Band

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Musical  Director 
Geof Benson

We are a traditional British Brass Band situated in the beautiful countryside of Nottinghamshire between Worksop and Mansfield. We are very friendly and welcome new players to our rehearsals. Our venues range from summer fetes, park bandstands and galas, to weddings. We also perform in more formal concerts and have good links with the local community.We also may be able to provide free tuition for anyone wishing to learn to play a brass instrument (See Training Band Link).

We have an excellent reputation for performing at a high standard and came 6th in the 2011 National Mineworkers' Open Brass Band Festival. 

If you wish to book the band please send an email to Hazel Coupe -  hazel coupe@gmail.com  or ring the Musical Director (Geof Benson) on 01623 616937. 


There are still some vacancies for the main band and old or new musicians will always be welcome. Visit the Meet The Band page for photo's of the band or check out our gallery pictures.



The band relies  on the money from engagements but if you would like to sponsor the band or make a donation please email our secretary on welbeckestatesband@hotmail.co.uk



If you think you would like to book the band, please bear in mind certain minimum requirements for any musical ensemble.Space to accomodate 25 players plus stands and percussion, adequate seating and access to toilets. (We can provide smaller ensembles if required.) Shade in very hot weather and shelter in inclement weather. Most bands are happy to play in most conditions within reason. Also if possible a small area for the band to leave instrument cases and to change into uniform.






The Training Band Workshop is proving very popular. See the link to visit the B band webpage.


This workshop is open to adults and children of all ages who would like to learn to play a brass instrument. We provide free tuition, if you don't have your own instrument don't worry we may be able to help. For further details please contact Geof on 01623 616937 or 07730 569498. 







Welbeck Estates Brass Band is committed to the principles of Equality, Fairness and Diversity and seeks to encourage young people to learn the skills and enjoyment of music and playing musical instruments.







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