Drum and Brass in Cumbria

In Cumbria our focus is on the brass band, it’s community roots and its educational traditions.

Our projects include:

  • Beginner brass groups in Tebay, Appleby and Kirkby Stephen
  • Creative music-making in Appleby
  • School programmes (delivered at Orton CE Primary, Moorland CE Primary and Culgaith CE Primary Schools)
  • Cumbria Brass band network and map
  • Cumbria Youth Brass project

Scroll down for details on how to get involved

Melody Makers Tebay

Melody Makers in Tebay meets at the Tebay Methodist Church every Tuesday from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Melody Makers Band, Tebay

Meets Tuesdays 3.30 to 5.00 p.m at the Tebay Methodist Church

Appleby Beginner Brass Group

Thursday, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Appleby Public Rooms, all welcome

Brass Inc.

Thursdays 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. at Blue Jam Art Space,
Inclusive music group for people with learning disabilities and autism – with personal assistants where appropriate

Kirkby Stephen Beginner Brass Group

From October 20th 2023, Kirkby Stephen Band Room, Riverside, CA17 4SA, Fridays 6:30-8:00 p.m.

A group of young people of different ages are playing brass instruments in a circle in a bright sunny room. There are music stands and music in front of each one.

Cumbria Youth Brass Band

Cumbria Youth Brass Band – various locations 4 times a year

BAND! schools brass programme

BAND! is Drum and Brass’s whole-class-brass programme. Fast, fun and fabulous!

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