Big BRASS Bash feat. Hope&Social & New York Brass BandStreets of BRASS

As we call time on our fantastic 10th anniversary celebrations, we would like to thank everyone who helped make this our BRASSiest festival yet!

Firstly thank you to our artists and bands Always Drinking Marching Band, Beat ‘n Blow, The Fairey Band, Funky Style Brass, German Trombone Vibration, Hope&Social, The Hot 8 Brass Band, Jazz In My Pants, Les Bomb’ZatomiK, Les Traîne-Savates, Lindy Jazz, Mr Wilson’s Second Liners, New York Brass Band, Oompah Brass, Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band, Xaral’s Dixie, Mick Stephenson Light Artist, Jackie Stonehouse Artist and Stuart Langley.

A huge thank you to Arts Council England, Durham County Council, Durham Music Service, Durham BID, Spennymoor Area Action Partnership – AAP, East Durham Area Action Partnership (AAP), Bishop Auckland and Shildon Area Action Partnership , 3 Towns Area Action Partnership (AAP), East Durham Creates, Northern Regional Brass Band Trust, Great Aycliffe Town Council and Stanley Town Council for their support. Also this years’ venues – Gala Theatre & Cinema, Durham Town Hall, Auckland Castle, Locomotion – The National Railway Museum at Shildon, Steam Machine Brewing Company, Glenholme Park, Bowes Museum, Seascape Primary School, Stanley Front Street, Timothy Hackworth park, Town Park, Jubilee Park, Park View Pavilion and Wharton Park.

A big thank you to our BRASS team: Admin, Production, Festivals and Community Arts, and all of the amazing volunteers and crew. And finally to all of you who came to see the festival this year – we really appreciate your continued support.

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BRASS 2016 Visitor Survey



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