Open Rehearsal: Shirebrook Entertainment Contest Programme

Posted by on 23 May 2018 | Comments

As preparation for Shirebrook Entertainment Contest 2018, we're opening our doors to you to see the first performance of our entertaining contest programme. 

Join us for a short, informal concert in our band room at 8pm on Monday 2nd July 2018. This is a FREE event.

After the concert the band will continue to rehearse but our doors will stay open and you will be more than welcome to stay and see how we rehearse behind the scenes.

A small selection of refreshments will be available for a small donation.

Amington Band Rooms
Sharpe St 
B77 3HY

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Quiz Night with Fish and Chip Supper

Posted by on 18 April 2018 | Comments


Join us one and all for our fundraiser Quiz Night, complete with fish and chip supper!  Bring your team of 4-6 and enjoy the evening, all for just £6 a head!

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AGM 2018

Posted by on 14 March 2018 | Comments

We’ll be holding our Annual General Meeting at Amington Band Rooms on Monday 19th March at 7.30pm.

All welcome to attend!

Members of the band committee up for re-election are:

Malcolm Gregory
Stephanie Morris

If you would like to become a member of Amington Band’s committee, please do come along and let us know by emailing

You do not have to be a player or member of the band.

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Area Contest 2018

Posted by on 14 March 2018 | Comments

On 10th March 2018 we took to the stage at Nicholas Chamberlain College, Bedworth for the Area Contest.  The test-piece was Napoleon on the Alps.

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Open Rehearsal: Napoleon on the Alps

Posted by on 7 March 2018 | Comments

As preparation for the Midland Area Brass Band Championships this year, we opened our doors to the public to hear our progress on the 3rd section test piece, Napoleon on the Alps.

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Sad goodbyes

Posted by SM on 10 January 2016 | Comments

We are all so, so very sad to have had to say goodbye to our Bass player and very good friend, Dave Cross this weekend.
Dave passed away in the early hours of Saturday morning, after a very short but seriously aggressive battle with cancer.

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A 'Positively brilliant cracker of a concert'

Posted by SM on 5 January 2016 | Comments

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On December 12th, we entertained Tamworth with our annual Christmas Cracker concert at the Assembly rooms.  We had a fantastic time and were delighted to have the wonderful ladies of the Barberama women's barbershop chorus perform along side us.

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Amington Band welcomes Malcolm Read

Posted by SM on 4 May 2015 | Comments

Amington Band are very excited to welcome Malcolm Read as he takes up the position of Musical director.  Malcolm has come to us from Wales where he played with the Mid Rhondda Brass Band.  He has a wealth of experience behind him after a 22 year career with the army as a Band Warrant Officer.  The band and committee extend our warmest welcome to Malcolm, and we all look forward to working with him into the future!

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New signings for Amington Band!

Posted by AB on 12 October 2014 | Comments

The management team of Amington band are pleased to announce a number of signings. Terri Yates joins us on the cornet front row. Brian Morris has come back to the band after many years away, in part as principal cornet of the 1st section Oddfellows Brass Band. Brian will play repiano cornet for the coming LBBA contest. Ben Hewlett-Davies joins us a principal percussion (previous of the Championship section Ratby Band), and we are pleased to announce another signing in the percussion section.  

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