Another new venture this Summer was an invitation from Appetite (Appetising arts events in Stoke on Trent and Newcastle under Lyme!) to join them for their Picnic in Paradise at Clough Hall Park in Kidsgrove.  The band had just finished the first set when the heavens opened. However it did […]

Picnic in Paradise

On a very warm Friday evening in late June, the band made their debut performance at the beautiful St Luke’s Church in Tittensor. They played a wide variety of music including solo items from Josh Stevenson on Flugel – ‘The Seal Lullaby’ by Eric Whitacre. Will Mancini on soprano cornet […]

A Summer Concert at Tittensor

In late March a hardy bunch of players braved the elements to perform at the Longton Carnival and Pig Walk Parade 2023. Not only did they have the weather to contend with but also the Star Bikers Easter Egg Run which roared past for a good 10 minutes as the […]

An outdoor gig in March?

On Sunday 26th February the band had an early start when they went down to the Cube at Corby to take part in the Midlands Area Brass Band Championships. There was a quick rehearsal at Great Easton Village Hall before dashing over to the Cube. The band were awarded 10th […]

Area Contest 2023

The band were very busy again during December with carol concerts in churches, Trentham Mausoleum and outside local shops. The final carolling of the year took place on Christmas Eve in Tesco Extra, Longton. The band received many lovely comments from the shoppers saying how we had cheered them up […]

One of the many Christmas gigs

Despite the freezing temperatures in December, members of Trentham Brass Band enjoyed providing the music for the carol service at Trentham Mausoleum, a grade I listed building, the final resting place of the Dukes of Sutherland. Thank you Sylvia Baddeley for inviting us. Well done to Sarah Rowley Soprano for her beautiful […]

Carols in a Grade I Listed Building

On Friday 2nd December we began our Christmas events with a concert at Mow Cop Primitive Methodist Church. Training band started the evening off by playing 4 pieces – 2 tunes from films as well as Jingle Bell Boogie and Three Kings Rock. It was then the turn of main […]

First Christmas concert of 2022

On Sunday 18th September the band took part in the National Finals of the Brass Band Championships at Cheltenham race course. After an overnight stay in Tewkesbury, it was an early start to get to the race course for 8-15am. The band were drawn to play 11th out of 16 […]

4th Place at National Finals