The Bolsover Festival of Brass Championships offers a unique opportunity for bands to reach out to a worldwide audience.

It’s live-streamed broadcast has become a huge hit with competitors and audiences alike, as bands from the 1st and Championship Sections will provide their brand of contesting entertainment across the globe.

Our Exclusive Partner is the Warwick Music Group – the creators of the world leading plastic pInstrument range, the 2023 event will take place on the weekend of Saturday 30th September and Sunday 1st October 2023 at Fraser Group Academy,  Unit A Brook Park East, Shirebrook, Derbyshire. NG20 8RY.

The 2023 Sponsors of the Championship and 1st Section are Denis Wick and Bolsover Festival of Brass would once again give their thanks for their support.

There are five sections of competition: Championship, First, Second, Third and Fourth/Unregistered, with  all bands performing a 20 minute programme.

With outstanding catering and bar facilities, the event is open to all bands wishing to showcase their musical talents.

Bolsover Festival of Brass 2023
Fraser Group Academy,

Unit A Brook Park East,



NG20 8RY.

Saturday 30th September 2023 (Second, Third & Fourth Sections)
Sunday 1st October 2023 (First & Championship Sections)

Tickets are available on the day on the door and are £10 Adult and £8 Concessions (under 16 and over 60). Free entry for children under 5.