Welcome to the Homepage of Creswell Colliery Brass Band

Creswell Colliery Brass Band is a traditional and friendly brass band from North Derbyshire that has been around for nearly 125 years. We’re a community-based organisation and we welcome players of all standards and abilities. We currently have vacancies in all sections. If you have never played before and would like to see if banding is for you, don’t be shy, come and have a blow!

We don’t charge a membership fee and rely on donations – if you would like to donate to support the band please use these links  Donate £1  Donate £2  Donate £5  or contact our Facebook  page.

Thinking of Joining?

The band rehearses on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7.30pm to 9.30pm at Clowne Methodist Church, North Road, Clowne, S43 4PF, which is within easy reach from Junction 30 of the M1, just 15 mins from Chesterfield and 25 mins from Sheffield. There is a free public car park opposite the church. All are welcome at either or both rehersals.

If you want to play, you are more than welcome to join us. For more information visit our contact us page or our Facebook page.


History Wanted!

We value the heritage of Creswell Colliery Brass Band and its place in the local community. If you have any information on our history we would love to hear from you.

Old pictures, old recordings, old programmes or player information – we would like to include them on our website for others to enjoy. Please contact our Facebook page.


Equipment Amnesty

Over the years, many players have borrowed instruments, jackets, mutes, music etc that belong to Creswell Colliery Brass Band, we would be grateful if any of these items were returned, no questions asked.

If you have any item belonging to our band then please let us know.

You can send a message in confidence to our Facebook page.

Training Band

Want to learn to play?

The training band sessions are up and running under the baton and guidance of Andy Furmidge who is bringing fun and enjoyment to Saturday mornings.