Drum and Brass is a social enterprise and an arts organisation.

Our mission is to use the arts to bring communities together. 

We devise and manage projects and we work with a variety of partners and funders to achieve our aims. 

We collaborate with other arts groups to create new and unique works.

Using all our creative skills and experience, we also arrange bespoke events in  music, dance, performance and the visual arts. 

We can deliver workshops, parties and courses for individuals and groups.

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Latest news and upcoming events

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...

Do we need changes in music-making?

Written by Julie Hoggarth In the run up to “No Bars_Music” exhibition at Bishop Street Methodist Church, opening Monday June 21st 2021, D+B director Julie Hoggarth explores some of the barriers to music-making and ways to overcome them.  This article will discuss...

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