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Welcome to Shirebrook Miners Welfare Band website!

Everything you need to know about the Band is here on the pages of this website.

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Engagements and Events are now being booked for 2024.

Check out the Engagements Page for our listings.

New Conducting Team at Shirebrook


Following the departure of Luke Pallister, Shirebrook Miners Welfare Band would like to announce their new conducting team. 


Adrian Wood will be taking the band as a resident conductor and Monday rehearsals. 


Stan Lippeatt will be taking the band as our professional conductor. Stan will be taking Thursday rehearsals, concerts, and contests. 


We are very much looking forward to working with them both and feel very lucky and privileged to have them as part of our team at Shirebrook. 


The band would also like to thank Luke for his work with the band over the 10 months and wish him the best of luck with his future endeavours.

Next Appearance:


Sunday 21st July

Lord Burlingtons Cricket Match

Private Event


Thinking of hiring the band or coming to listen to any of our concerts, check out our Testimonials page to read what people say about our concerts.


Shirebrook Miners Welfare Band is a 2nd Section band.


The band provides fantastic 'foot tapping', 'audience participation' entertainment for their spectators (many of whom are regular listeners) through playing traditional and modern popular music such as; Marches, easy Listening Overtures, West End and Broadway Musical Classics, Past and Present Chart Hits, Old and New Movie Theme Tunes as well as soloist and duet items which feature different sections of the band.


SMWB's expertise is not only confined to 'putting on a good show' the band have had considerable success in major competitions in recent years, culminating in reaching the National Brass Band Finals of Great Britain in 2010 and 2012.


The band are also 4 years consecutive champions (2013,2014, 2015 and 2016) of the North East Derbyshire Brass Band Festival Contest. 


The band rehearse Mondays and Thursdays 8pm - 10pm at Shirebrook Miners Welfare. Address: Central Dr, Shirebrook, Mansfield NG20 8BA Phone:01623 742351