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Throughout the year we organise and help our partners stage a variety of brass concerts for the benefit of our local communities.

Festival of Brass

Entries are now being invited for a new entertainment contest to be held in North East Derbyshire in 2020.

The North East Derbyshire District Council Festival of Brass will be held at Tupton Hall School in Chesterfield on Sunday 21st June 2020.

The contest will be split into two sections with generous prize funds on offer for the bands taking part. Section A open for Championship and First Section competitors, with Section B for contenders from the Second, Third and Fourth Sections.

The podium finishers in Section A will take home £600, £300 and £200 respectively, whilst those in Section B will win £300, £200 and £100.

Rules and Entry Form available below:

The entry fee for the contest will be £120 which must be sent with an entry form for the attention of Linda Baston at:

  • Address:
    North East Derbyshire District Council
    2013 Mill Lane,
    S42 6LG
  • Bank Name: Lloyds Bank
  • Account Name: NEDDC General Account
  • Sort Code: 30-80-12
  • Account Number: 10736668

Deadline for entries is 1 June 2020.

Live and Local

The Live & Local Community Touring Scheme supports a network of voluntary organisations who bring their communities together to enjoy high-quality, entertaining and affordable professional live theatre, storytelling, music, dance and film screenings in their local village hall, church or school.