Best of brass at Winter Gardens event

PUBLISHED: 14:00 17 May 2012

Some of the UK's best brass bands will be in action

Some of the UK's best brass bands will be in action


BRASS enthusiasts should head to Weston’s Winter Gardens this weekend for an entire day of brass band music.

The 44th Brass Band Own Choice Contest concert will be held on Sunday at the seafront facility, with the contest commencing at 10am and the results and presentation ceremony expected to happen at about 8pm.

This year’s event, which will feature bands from as far afield as Shropshire and Oxfordshire, will be the first to be overseen and promoted by South West Brass Band Association.

In total 35 bands have entered from the South West, Wales, the Midlands and the South East, and will compete across four sections.

Tickets, priced £4.50-7, are available from the Winter Gardens box office on 01934 417117 or at

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