D+B Projects

No Bars City Orchestra

No Bars City Orchestra

It started as a celebration of the 70th birthday of Geoff Forse who has managed the Woodgate Resources Centre for over 30 years, many of them as a volunteer.   He has ensured that people of all ages have had access to music lessons - learning a range of...

Doing music differently

Doing music differently

About this event “As it currently exists, the classical music world is … suffering from a perennial and pervasive diversity crisis” Chi-chi Nwanoku Music plays a huge role in our modern world and it all starts with people like you. Whether you play or teach an...

Prabandh – Heritage Lottery Fund

Prabandh – Heritage Lottery Fund

This project is the brain child of Hari Trivedi who wanted to create a project that researched the roots of Indian Classical Music. We are excited to be working with a strong team of experts. What is Prabandh? In this project we will work with communities in the UK...

Brass for all

Brass for all

Brass for all - Why? D+B brass bands put music at the heart of our communities Affordable Accessible- all welcome Lifelong - 8 to 108+ Local  Serving the  community at fetes and celebrations Because music brings us together And when we come together we learn...

No Bars – Hardback Book – Buy Now

No Bars – Hardback Book – Buy Now

The NO BARS book is now available to buy. A really insightful compilation of poetry, spoken word and rap all created by the prisoners at Leicester HMP

Brass of the Saff

Brass of the Saff

You can see a full summary of our live stats and more with this official report on our project. We are thrilled to have made such a huge impact! Thank you all for your support.   Follow us on Facebook facebook In January 2019 we took delivery of our 60...

Not for human consumption

Not for human consumption

DIY Theatre at HMP Leicester is a space where prisoners can express themselves through spoken word and narrative, perform to peers and build confidence and skills. Weekly sessions also bring outside performers in to work alongside inmates. DIY Theatre through the gate...

The Beat of Time – New Walk Museum

The Beat of Time – New Walk Museum

The Beat of Time 16 - 20 Oct 2018 - New Walk Museum, Leicester Artists: Jonathan Reed, Julie Maxwell, Hari Trivedi, Thure Gade Johansen and Miranda Booth We at Drum and Brass have been creating some amazing soundscapes at the New Walk Museum. This consists of working...

Mini Music

Mini Music

Run by Kim Jones who is one of our directors at D+B. We have always created projects that have team work, skill sharing, inclusivity and creating a safe environment to express yourself and lead to working confidence in working independently. Successfully run by Kim...

HMP Music Workshops Leicester

HMP Music Workshops Leicester

From September 2017 Amy and Julie of Drum and Brass will provide weekly performance arts sessions for inmates at HMP Leicester. This is part of a national recognition of the value of the arts in rehabilitation. It follows our successful pilot at HMP Glen Parva.