David Purkiss conductor
Programme includes Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral; Fantasia on British Sea Songs; Jerusalem; Pomp and Circumstance; Keep Smiling Through; In Christ Alone – Euphonium Solo; It Don’t Mean a Thing – Trombone Trio; Alfie – Flugel Solo
In 2017 the band represented England at the World Championships, gaining 3rd place, and in June 2018 went on to be crowned French Open Champions. 2018 and 2019 saw the band achieve its highest-ever finish – in 2nd place – at the world’s ‘Leading Brass Band Entertainment Contest’, Brass In Concert. This has led to the Band being firmly established as one of the top 10 ranked brass bands in the world.