Carlton Brass Training Band Christmas Calendar

Hot on the heels of our successes at the Bolsover festival of brass: Training Band’s Christmas event calendar is now up to date with all our Christmas appearances! Amongst them are 2 concerts; One with the Major Oak Chorus at The Beckett School in Wilford, the other at St. Helens church in Burton Joyce. We […]

Supporting the brass band movement

It’s with great pleasure we can now announce a partnership with local transport operator Nottingham City Transport (NCT). NCT have taken a keen interest in helping to keep the brass band tradition alive and will be supporting our training band in the coming year. Their press release follows: Nottingham City Transport has announced its support […]

Gary Wyatt appointed new MD at Carlton Brass

Carlton Brass are pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Wyatt as their new musical director. Gary trained as a professional musician during his military career and still plays at the highest level as the principal cornet of the world-famous Desford Colliery Band. His conducting experience spans over 20 years and includes time with bands […]

Farewell Wink

It is with much sadness that Carlton Brass announce that MD Paul ‘Wink’ Watson has resigned from the band, due to ill health. Wink has been conducting us for the last two years, achieving some excellent results – not least directing us to be the 2015 second section champions and gaining an excellent 4th at the […]

Percussion vacancy

Carlton Brass are currently on the look for a percussion player/drummer to come and join the band. If you or someone you know fancies playing with Nottingham’s leading brass band on either a permanent or an ad hoc basis then please get in touch. We can offer a full and talented band to sit behind, a […]

Move to Burton Joyce

On the 19th March members of both bands worked to move out of our soon to be demolished bandroom in Carlton, to our new home – the old school house in Burton Joyce. The preceding week saw some emotional last rehearsals with several ex-members coming down to say goodbye to the building, which has been the home […]

Trent Barton provide Battle Bus for Area contest

Many thanks to local bus company Trent Barton who provided us with both a coach and a very cheery driver to enable us to attend the midlands area contest at Bedworth on the 12th of March. In return we’ll be playing in a concert to raise money for their chosen charity later in the year.

3rd at NEMBBA

February 28th saw a successful return to 1st section contesting for Carlton Brass, with the band taking 3rd place and the “best horn” trophy at the North East Midlands Brass Band Association contest.

Press Release – Carlton Band Organisation

PRESS RELEASE FROM CARLTON BAND ORGANISATION – 12 February 2016 WHAT HELP DO WE NEED? We need to find premises with enough space for us to rehearse and store our instruments and music. WHY DO WE NEED IT? The Carlton Band organisation (Registered Charity No 504547) has been resident in our bandroom at Station Road, […]