Bolsover Festival of Brass is one of the leading Brass Band Entertainment Contests of today which for the last four years has produced a live-stream broadcast around the world to over 56,000 audience as well as its live capacity audience. Bolsover Festival of Brass Live-Stream is funded by our key Sponsor Warwick Music.
The event for 2021 will take place at Shirebrook Academy, Common Lane, Shirebrook, Derbyshire. NG20 8QF on Sunday 3rd October 2021 commencing at 9am running in three halls simultaneously.
There are five sections (Championship, First, Second, Third and Fourth) with competing bands in three halls all performing a twenty minute programme of entertaining music with a featured soloist.
The school boasts great facilities for audiences and bands alike. Each band being provided a 30 minute rehearsal room (if possible- subject to COVID restrictions which may make it difficult to find a classroom space big enough to accommodate a band if social distancing measures are put in place) prior to their contest performance.
The event is very accessible to all.
Catering and bar on site throughout the day and evening.
Tickets are available on the day on the door and are £10 Adult and £8 Concessions (under 16 and over 60). Children under 5 entry free.
The festival commences at 9am in both halls and is scheduled to finish around 8pm or at the conclusion of the contest.