Netherfield Railwaymen's Band

Carlton Brass

Over 100 years of brass band history

Bringing music to the people of Nottingham since 1902

Book us for your event

We are always thrilled to be invited to play at events; weddings, fairs, charity or remembrance events – we love playing for an audience. We have an extensive musical library that covers a wide range of styles, so we can almost certainly accommodate most requests.

If you’re interested in booking us – or just have a few questions – then please do send us a message.

Recent posts

New faces

We’ve been having a terrific last few months finding our lips again, and we’ve managed to find some new friends along the way. We have an almost full band now (just need a cornet or two) and are delighted that these new players have agreed to …
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Tony Wilson

Tony Wilson Returns

Carlton Brass are very happy to announce that Tony Wilson has agreed to be the band’s Musical Director. Tony has been immensely helpful during recent months, picking up the baton and enabling rehearsals during the current difficult times. He has enjoyed conducting us and we are …
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Carlton Brass Bandroom

Back in the Bandroom

2020 was a bit rubbish, wasn’t it? The last eighteen months have been hugely difficult for everyone during this global pandemic, and while it is far from over we are starting to see some relaxation of the restrictions that have limited our banding activities. The priority during …
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Gary Glover

Ready for the Regionals

The 2020 Area contest is just around the corner – tomorrow! – and we will be finishing off our preparations of the test piece (Tom Davoren’s excellent Legacy) tonight. We’ve had some excellent rehearsals recently under the direction of Geoff Wood – along with the assistance …
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Concert: St Paul’s

The Carlton Band Organisation has a long history – nearly 120 years now – and we are proud of our heritage. The first band emerged in 1902 from the Netherfield Railway, and while the train link is no longer with us we still play in the …
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What we are doing

Area Piece ShowcaseAn opportunity to try the first section test piece with an adjudicator
19:30Shirebrook Bandroom, Nottinghamshire
Area ContestFirst Section Midlands Regional Contest, playing Spectrum by Gilbert Vinter
13:00The Cube, Corby, Northamptonshire
Jubilee EventAn event to celebrate the Jubilee at the Transport Heritage Centre in Ruddington. There will be a lot going on, including a hog roast and a beer tent
17:00Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre, Ruddington
Party in the ParkA free event in partnership with our sibling band Burton Joyce Community Brass
Arnot Hill Park, Arnold, Nottingham
Transport Heritage Museum Fun DayThe band will be taking part in a fun day of activities
Nottingham Transport Heritage Museum, Ruddington
Radcliffe Village ShowThe Radcliffe village show is back! This is a super event and always fun to play at.
12:00Grange Hall, Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire

Where we are

What we do