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Summer Concert, Stalham – July 29th 2023

Finally, for the first time since autumn 2019, we returned to the lovely St Mary’s church in Stalham. Our new Music Director Steve Kemp had put together a very varied but testing programme of music for our ‘Summer Concert’. The evening included 4 solos, some of the players playing a first solo for Norfolk Wherry … Read More

Christmas Concert – Neatishead – 16 December 2022

We had a fantastic evening yesterday at our home, New Victory Hall, Neatishead. Our Christmas evening of carols, Christmas tunes and general fun was enjoyed by a very appreciative audience. The evening was also used to give out our annual awards to Carol and John (Martin could not be at the event and will get … Read More

Remembrance Concert – Martham – 11 November 2022

Last night the band got back to doing what it enjoys most – entertaining the public. Steve Kemp conducted the band at his first concert as our Musical Director for our Remembrance Concert in Martham. We were again supported by the amazing children from the Martham Academy Choral Society. Year after year Sarah Wright produces … Read More

New Musical Director

  Following the departure of Eddie Baker during the summer we are very pleased to announce that Steve Kemp has been appointed as our new Musical Director. Steve starts with us immediately (his first full rehearsal being 18th October 2022) and is already working on programme(s) for forthcoming concerts and events. Steve is known to … Read More

Remembrance Concert, Martham – 12 November 2021

We are back in business again!! Finally we have performed our first concert for very nearly two years with our Remembrance Concert in St Mary’s Church in Martham. The band was supported with songs and readings by the children of the Martham Academy Choral Society who performed superbly. They are a credit to the school, … Read More

Update from the band – May 2021

Norfolk Wherry Brass is pleased to announce that following the latest easing of Covid19 restrictions meaningful rehearsals have now commenced. Sadly during the pandemic Ian Clarke (Chunky), our chairman, decided to call a halt to his playing days and although he will help us however he can, he has left the band. We have elected … Read More

Return to Rehearsals, Neatishead – 25th May 2021

After 15months with nothing more than a couple of 6 players maximum rehearsals, the brakes finally came off last night and a dozen players met for our first step towards ‘normality’. Covid restrictions were in force and maintained. It was great to see friends again and hear them playing live music. Beris kicked off the … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More