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.
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.
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.
The Birmingham Citadel Band held its annual band weekend 7 – 8 September 2013. As usual, the weekend coincided with the British Open brass band contest.
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.
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.