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 same Nottingham district. The main band – Carlton Brass – moved into our new band room late last year … Continue reading Concert: St Paul’s

The calm before the Christmas storm.

Remembering This Sunday is Remembrance Day. The combined bands of Carlton Brass will be marching in tribute in the Calverton remembrance parade as well as a small band presence for the service at st Wilfred’s church. Christmas In the world of brass bands, we have to get our Christmas heads on earlier than most. As is customary our first Christmas event for the season will … Continue reading The calm before the Christmas storm.

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 also have many appearances at Christmas light switch ons and … Continue reading Carlton Brass Training Band Christmas Calendar

St George’s Day Concert – 23rd April 2016

Carlton Training Band will be your hosts on St George’s day for an evening of music and entertainment at Carlton baptist church. Not one to rest on the success of previous years proms theme, we’ve put together an even more exciting and memorable program for this years event. The theme for this year is stage and screen! Although we may just be able slip in … Continue reading St George’s Day Concert – 23rd April 2016

It’s that season again

The media has been pretty quiet about it this year, but if you hadn’t noticed Christmas is almost upon us. We love this time of year, because we get to play at all sorts of lovely venues to help with their Yuletide celebrations. So far, both bands have been busy Carolling at various locations in Nottingham, including a couple of garden centres (Brookfield’s and Timmerman’s) … Continue reading It’s that season again

Newark Castle Brass Explosion

Carlton Brass performed today at the annual Brass Explosion in Newark Castle grounds. Despite the rain, we managed to blast out some explosive pieces as well as showing our more gentle side, for what turned out to be an excellent evening of brass music. A couple of amateur videos of our performance can be found below (excuse the shaky camera!)   Frolic for Trombones America Trilogy Continue reading Newark Castle Brass Explosion

Carlton Brass Training Band – St George’s Day concert

Members of our Training Band turned out at Carlton Baptist Church on Saturday (25th April) to perform a stunning set of British-themed pieces for our local community. Training Band’s first self-promoted performance in years, many weeks in preparation, took a solid effort on everyone’s part to pull together some rousing performances from the band and all our soloists. Many of our members had never played a … Continue reading Carlton Brass Training Band – St George’s Day concert