D+B Projects

Doing music differently

Doing music differently

EVENT: Doing Music Differently Sat, 26 March 2022 10:00 – 16:00 GMT Location: Curve Theatre 60 Rutland Street Leicester LE1 1SB A day of About this event “As it currently exists, the classical music world is … suffering from a perennial and pervasive diversity crisis”...

Prabandh – Heritage Lottery Fund

Prabandh – Heritage Lottery Fund

GET INVOLVED WITH PRABANDH We need all the help we can get with researching this deep topic. Do you have a passion for history, music or research? All volunteers will undergo training provided by Leicester University.  Volunteers will work alongside our research team...

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.

Summer Music Week 2016

Summer Music Week 2016

Summer Music Week Monday 15th to Friday 19th August, Gorse Hill City Farm For players of all ages and all instruments, as long as you can read music to a basic level. You will get all the help you need from our experienced assistants and you can expect an exciting and...