When: 21st & 22nd July 2018, from 10.30am
Where: The Green, Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, Coach Road, Shropshire TF8 7DQ
£: Free. Tickets for the charity concert cost £5
What is it?
The annual Ironbridge Gorge Brass Band Festival will take place on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd July.
The festival will showcase some of the finest brass bands from Shropshire and the surrounding counties.
The Ironbridge Gorge Brass Band Festival gives visitors the chance to enjoy more than 15 hours of brass band music for free. The event will be taking place on The Green at the Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron. There will be a bar and other refreshments available, and visitors are welcome to bring a picnic with them.
The event is one of the largest, non-competitive brass band festivals in the country. Around ten different brass bands will play on each day of the festival, from 10.30am.
Bands will include Shrewsbury Brass Band, Wolverhampton Community Brass Band, Jackfield Brass Band, Salopian Brass, Black Country Brass, Whitchurch Silver Band, Phoenix 10, Wem Jubilee Training Band and Vorsprung Durch Oompah.
On the Saturday evening there will be a charity concert, featuring The TCTC Group Band and JM Brass. The concert is open air, and guests can bring along a picnic to enjoy during the event, or enjoy the onsite refreshments. Tickets for the concert cost £5 (free for children under 14 years), and the proceeds will go to Severn Hospice.
More info: www.facebook.com/IronbridgeBrassBandFestival