'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
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.
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.
'A thoroughly entertaining show and 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
The Hawth offers one of the liveliest and most diverse programmes of arts and performance in the south east. The Hawth plays host to artists, musicians, dancers and performers from around the world, from household names and West End shows to artists presenting new performances, theatre, comedy, music and dance.
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