The Aycliffe & Brancepeth Brass Band would like to give sincere thanks to Whitehouse Funeral Services for their help in the storage and general support in completing their move to a new rehearsal space at The Big Club.

The band are in the middle of a busy summer schedule of performances. having recently played at Tanfield Steam Railway’s Mining Heritage weekend and at Wharton Park in Durham’s summer concert series.

Future engagements:

June 23rd – Preston Park (Peace Party)

June 29th – Byers Green Village Fete

July 6th – Middridge Village Fair

July 7th – Yarm Regatta

July 13th – Durham Miners Gala

The band has its own Facebook page ‘Aycliffe and Brancepeth Brass Band’ on which you can find out about on-going engagements and news.

Having finally housed their music library, instruments and equipment the band feels well equipped to welcome anyone interested in joining them whether new, lapsed or existing players.

We rehearse on Wednesdays 7.30-9.30pm and Sundays 6.00-8.00pm.

Anyone interested should contact either; Paul (Secretary) 07825 068613, Dave (Chairperson) 01325 720128 or Mike (Conductor) 07554 345570. Email

As the band continues to thrive we would like to thank the Big Club for its continued support.