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Christmas engagements

The Committee of Norfolk Wherry Brass have ‘a duty of care’ to both the public and it’s members. With this very much to the fore we have decided to cancel all future activity, including rehearsals, until it is considered safe to do so in the new year. We are aware that this will be disappointing to […]

Posted on 29th November 2020


Corona Virus Update

Due to the continued spread of the corona virus it has become necessary for the committee of Norfolk Wherry Brass to cancel the planned concert at St Mary’s Church Stalham on 16th May. Even in the unlikely event that we could return to normal rehearsals in 2 to 3 weeks it would not leave enough […]

Posted on 27th March 2020


Corona Virus

Norfolk Wherry Brass is sad to announce that in line with the latest government guidelines all brass band activity must cease. No contests, no concerts, no rehearsal and no one to tuition for the foreseeable future. The area contests in Stevenage this coming weekend were cancelled late last week and the disappointment for all our […]

Posted on 17th March 2020


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 definitely 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


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