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Area Contest Chairman’s update

On Sunday 23rd February, Norfolk Wherry Brass (MD Eddie Baker) had a day preparing for this year’s London & Southern Counties Regional Brass Band Championships, to be held in Stevenage on Saturday 21st March. The band, who were 4th Section National Champions as recently as 2012, have gone through a few tough years and are […]

Posted on 24th February 2020


Chairman’s Message

Message from Ian Clarke –  As Chairman of Norfolk Wherry Brass I would like to make an announcement. Whilst disappointed to see the Kemp family depart to pastures new, we wish them every success with their new challenges. That said I am delighted to welcome to the band Martin Digby on Principal Cornet, Denise Clarke […]

Posted on 18th December 2019


Dave Cassady’s Memorial Concert

Norfolk Wherry Brass is holding its ‘First Annual Memorial Concert’ to celebrate the life of David Cassady, one of its founder members. Dave loved both playing brass band music and teaching the basics to young or old alike and was one of the mainstays of the Academy Band. On many occasions he would give one […]

Posted on 17th June 2019


Area Contest – Stevenage 17th March 2019

Following weeks of rehearsals the band is ready to take part in this year’s London and Southern Counties Area contest in the Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre.  We are in the 4th section with 19 other bands so it is likely to be a long day. We are in the first half of the draw […]

Posted on 16th March 2019


David Cassady 1938 – 2018

It is with great sadness that the band has to announce that our very good friend and repiano cornet player, David Cassady, passed away in the early hours of this morning. We are all deeply saddened by his passing and would like to pass on our most sincere condolences to Rita and the rest of […]

Posted on 7th December 2018


Cromer to Cambridge

Just to update everyone the Cromer to Cambridge episode of Great Brish Railway Journeys, in which we appear, is deffinitely on BBC 2 at 6.30pm on Monday 1st January 2018. Originally it was scheduled to be shown on Tuesday and some listing outlets including the Radio Times are still showing this.  We have been assured […]

Posted on 31st December 2017


Team Wherry Now Complete for Area Contest

The last piece in the jigsaw has been found as we welcome two more players who will take part in next years area contest in Stevenage next March. We are pleased to announce the signing of David Cutting on trombone and Iain James on soprano cornet. We now look forward to preparing for Remembrance events […]

Posted on 18th October 2017


We welcome two new players

In our search to ever improve all aspects of the band we are pleased to announce the arrival of two new players. Those of you that were at the recent ‘Autumn’ Concert in Stalham will remember Ian Clarke conducting the band for that concert. During the evening he stated how much he had enjoyed working […]

Posted on 11th October 2017


Stalham ‘Autumn Concert’ update

As the band’s new Director of Music is unavailable for this concert due to a previous booking Ian Clarke will be conducting this event. Ian is an old friend of the band and has conducted us on several previous engagements. Why not join us at St Mary’s Church Stalham for a fun packed evening of […]

Posted on 27th September 2017


New Music Director appointed

The band is pleased to announce the appointment of Eddie Baker as it’ s new Music Director. Eddie has been working with the band for several weeks to ensure that we are all suited to each other and the results are extremly  encouraging. Several former MD’s of the band including Kevin Mann have said how […]

Posted on 9th September 2017


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