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Weymouth is proud to host over 150 events throughout the year, embracing the area’s rich diversity of facilities and natural venues.  From family festivals, sporting challenges to art and craft shows these are an abundant part of the annual calendar.

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Grimethorpe Colliery Band

14th August 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

£22.50

Grimethorpe Colliery Band are delighted to be performing at the Weymouth Pavilion Theatre on Monday 14th August 2023.

Tickets can be purchased at:

https://weymouthpavilion.com/shows/grimethorpe-by-the-seaside/

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.

“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

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.

“Sensational – performing favourite classics in spectacular style!” The Times
Grimethorpe Colliery Band
“The brass bands of this country are unique, and the Grimethorpe Band is unique amongst them” – Sir Harrison Birtwistle

“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

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

Details

Date:
14th August 2023
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
£22.50
Website:
https://weymouthpavilion.com/shows/grimethorpe-by-the-seaside/

Organiser

Weymouth Pavilion
Phone
01305 783 225
Email
boxoffice@weymouthpavilion.com
View Organiser Website

Venue

Weymouth Pavilion
The Esplanade
Weymouth, DT4 8ED
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Phone
01305 783 225
View Venue Website

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