Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Formed in 1917, during the First World War, Grimethorpe Colliery Band is a British institution. National and British Open Champions on numerous occasions, the band’s contest successes remain legendary. These include 16 Brass In Concert Championship titles, 11 times Yorkshire Regional Champions, two English National Championship victories, four times British Open Champions and four times National Champion Brass Band of Great Britain.

Grimethorpe's diverse noted concert performances include those at the FIFA World Cup, BAFTA Awards, BBC Proms, Eurovision and London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony, together with a wealth of national and international television / radio appearances and professional recordings. The band has been the recipient of two gold discs, as well as a BAFTA nomination for its contributions to the global hit movie “Brassed Off” for which Grimethorpe was the focal point.

The Royal Albert Hall, Symphony Hall, Barbican, Westminster Abbey, European Parliament, Sydney Opera House and more, have all played host to Grimethorpe. With tours to Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, and concerts & festival appearances throughout Europe, the band’s performance reputation remains unsurpassed.


In addition to continuing to delight audiences across the globe, Grimethorpe also continues to invest in and support its local community in Grimethorpe, Barnsley and South Yorkshire, particularly through its youth music initiatives and community performances, both locally and on a national scale.

For further information on Grimethorpe Colliery Band, visit www.grimethorpeband.com

Book Tickets

  • Sun 16 Jun 2019 3:00 PM


Venue Levy

Where applicable, advertised ticket prices are inclusive of a venue levy, retained by the venue to maintain our programme of arts and entertainment.



Book Tickets

  • Sun 16 June 3:00 PM

Tickets £22, Under 12s £6

  • Sensational – performing favourite classics in spectacular style!
       
    The Times
  • The brass bands of this country are unique, and the Grimethorpe Band is unique amongst them.
       
    Sir Harrison Birtwistle
  • Tompkinson, Postlethwaite and Carter are stand-outs in an impressive ensemble cast, but for many, the brass band music of Grimethorpe comes as the real revelation.
       
    Time Out
  • A thoroughly entertaining show & a must for all music enthusiasts
       
    The Guardian
  • Grimethorpe Colliery Band - the finest jewel in the world of brass bands, and a unique cultural asset.
       
    Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

You may also like...

  • special interest, music, dance
    Electro Swing Ball Coach Ticket

    Electro Swing Ball Coach Ticket

    Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Sat 17 Nov

    There is a coach running from Shrewsbury priced at £8 (return). It will leave from the Abbey in Shrewsbury at 7pm. The coach home will make two trips,...

  • special interest, music, dance
    Electro Swing Ball

    Electro Swing Ball

    Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Sat 17 Nov

    The Electro Swing Ball is delighted to be part of Telford’s 50th birthday celebrations by returning to Oakengates Theatre to host another spectacular evening of vintage glamour and...

  • special interest, music, dance
    Electro Swing Ball VIP Upgrade

    Electro Swing Ball VIP Upgrade

    Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Sat 17 Nov

    Enhance your Electro Swing Ball experience with a VIP Upgrade.  For the first time we are offering VIP tickets! Your VIP Upgrade comes with a drink o...

Cookies on our website

Tickets Telford has updated its cookie policy. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites. Such third party cookies may track your use on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time.