Free event Family friendly


Sat 25 Jun 2022 - Sat 25 Jun 2022


11:00 - 17:00

Come and celebrate the association between brass bands and coal mining with a marching bands and entertainment contest organised by Brass Bands England that highlights the best in modern banding.

Bold as Brass will see 12 bands will perform over the course of the free event. Each band, drawn from the best bands across the north of England, will perform a 200-metre march across the museum site and a 20-minute set. The judges will assess them on the quality of their music and uniquely on how entertaining they are.