The Brighouse and Rastrick Band

The Brighouse and Rastrick Band

Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 19:00

The Brighouse and Rastrick Band is regarded by many as the best and most consistent ‘public subscription band’ in the world. In its time the majority of premier band championships have been held by ‘Briggus’, most recently becoming National Champion Band of Great Britain in 2017, whilst the band has also attracted a formidable reputation for highly entertaining concerts for both the general public and brass band connoisseur.

The band was formed over 130 years ago through public donations given by the townsfolk of the adjacent villages of Brighouse and Rastrick that face each other across the River Calder in West Yorkshire. Today, it still continues to be supported through public subscriptions and its own fundraising efforts.

Location

Victoria Theatre
Wards End
Halifax HX1 1BU
United Kingdom
Event Information Box
Price: 
£15.75; over 60s, under 16s, students and Victoria Theatre Members £13.75 Available from 01422 351158 Monday to Saturday 11am to 4pm.
Venue URI: 
http://www.victoriatheatre.co.uk
Purchase URI: 
https://www.victoriatheatre.co.uk/whats-on/brighouse-rastrick-band
Ranking: 
547
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