Tag Archives: British Open

Birmingham Citadel Pre-Contest Concert

Birmingham Citadel Band, Pre-Contest Concert, British Open 2018

It is now sixteen years since the first invitation was given to the Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster Gavin Lamplough) to provide a program of music in the foyer of Symphony Hall prior to the British Open Brass Band Championship. This year’s concert was on Saturday, 8 September 2018.  Read more

Birmingham Citadel Pre-Contest Concert

Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster Gavin Lamplough) plays in the foyer of Birmingham Symphony Hall prior to the British Open 2016.

Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster Gavin Lamplough) were once again pleased to perform in the foyer of Birmingham Symphony Hall before the commencement of the British Open brass band contest on 10 September 2016.  Read more

Birmingham Citadel Band at the British Open

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The Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster Gavin Lamplough) was delighted to be back at Symphony Hall, Birmingham, for the British Open band contest on 6 September 2014. The band, as in previous years, provided a one-hour concert in the concourse as thousands gathered for this special day in the banding calendar.  Read more

Birmingham Citadel Band at the British Open

Once again, the Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster Gavin Lamplough) commenced its season with an appearance at the British Open contest, held at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall on 1 September 2012.   Read more

Open Concert and Band Sunday

The Birmingham Citadel Band celebrated a Band Sunday on 4 September 2011 after giving a concert at Symphony Hall before the British Open brass band contest the previous day.  Read more

Band Weekend in Birmingham

The weekend of 4 – 5 September 2010 was a busy and important time for the Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster Graham Lamplough). The weekend included special services for Band Sunday and a pre-contest performance at Symphony Hall on Saturday morning.  Read more