Creswell Colliery Brass Band

A Band for the Community

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Creswell Colliery Brass Band!

Members of the band at the old Creswell Colliery site - October 2012

Creswell Colliery Brass Band is a traditional and friendly brass band from North Derbyshire that has been around for more than 100 years. We're a community-based organisation and we welcome players of all standards and abilities. If you have never played before and would like to see if banding is for you, don't be shy, come and have a blow!

If you are interested in listening to the band perform, then why not click on our Engagements Page on the left to find out when we will be coming to you!


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In concert with the Stig! Bassetlaw Museum, June 2014


Going Viral!

As we are currently in the Social Networking Age, it would not be like Creswell Colliery Band to be left in the dark! Join our increasing band of followers on Twitter and Facebook to keep up-to-date on all the current jobs, rehearsal sessions and of course, Band Room Banter! 

Please use the buttons below, or search for Creswell Colliery Brass Band on Facebook or Twitter.


Thinking about Joining?

 The band rehearses on Thursday evenings, from 7.30 - 9.30 at Clowne Methodist Church, North Road, Clowne, which is within easy reach from junction 30 of the M1, just 15 mins from Chesterfield and 25 mins from Sheffield.

The postcode is S43 4PF and there is a free public car park just opposite the church.  We're a stone's throw from the local watering-hole too! 

If you want to play, you are more than welcome to join us.  For more information, drop us an e-mail to:



Booking the Band

We can perform for various engagements from Village Fetes to Private Weddings playing a variety of musical styles including Broadway numbers, Classical Themes and even the occasional Popular Song.

To make an enquiry about booking the band, you can get in touch with our secretary, Liz Heelin, via e-mail to:


In concert at Bolsover Church - July 2012



Equipment Amnesty

Over the years, many players have borrowed instruments, jackets, mutes, music etc that belong to Creswell Colliery Brass Band, We would be grateful if any of these items were returned, no questions asked.

If you have any item belonging to our band then please let us know. 

You can send an e-mail in confidence to:


We value the heritage of Creswell Colliery Brass Band and its place in the local community.  If you have any information on our history we would love to hear from you.

Old pictures, old recordings, old programmes or player information - we would like to include them on our web site for others to enjoy.


Thank You