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

Gedling Proms 2009

Saturday 28th February saw Carlton Brass enjoying another performance at the Gedling Proms. The band are proud to play at this event, in support of the Major of Gedling’s chosen charity, and this weekend’s concert was a lot of fun.

Sharing the stage this year were the Alan Johnson Singers (an excellent Operatic group who have shared Christmas duties at Lakeside with the band for the last few years) and the talented crooner Ryan Brodsky. Continue reading Gedling Proms 2009

‘Tis The Season

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat. And Carlton Brass have begun the busy Christmas concert season in style.

Thursday 4th December saw the band performing at Southwell Minster. This was the annual MacMillan Christmas concert that we’ve been able to support as an organisation for the past seven years. It’s a favourite of ours in the banding calender as it’s a great charity and a wonderful venue for a concert.

Joining us at the Minster were Carlton Male Voice Choir, who were in excellent voice, and the rather wonderful Lace City Chorus who just seem to get better and better every year. The Minster was packed to the rafters with an audience that enjoyed an evening of Christmas-themed music. Continue reading ‘Tis The Season

Gedling Proms – Carlton Forum

Proms Pomp and Glory The year’s council events start with Gedling Proms on 18 February, when the audience will be brought to its feet to the rousing tunes of Pomp and Circumstance, Land of Hope and Glory and Rule Britannia. The concert, featuring Bestwood Male Voice Choir, Carlton Brass Band and guest soloist Sara Lawson, takes place at Carlton Forum Leisure Centre in Carlton’s Coningswath … Continue reading Gedling Proms – Carlton Forum

Macmillan Concert

Southwell Minster Wednesday 7th December 2005 By Peter Jordan/Nottingham Evening Post This sparkling charity concert compered by the Rev Howard Ketton delighted a packed Minster audience. Hosted by an on-form Carlton Male Voice Choir and featuring the talents of Carlton Brass, conducted by Tony Wilson, and the Lace City Singers, led by Glenn Chaney, this, the fourth Macmillan concert, brought together more than 160 singers … Continue reading Macmillan Concert