Shirland Welfare Band at the National Brass Band Championships 2017

Shirland Welfare Band are a successful, vibrant brass band based in the village of Shirland in the heart of Derbyshire in the East Midlands.

In addition to the main band we run a thriving training band to teach young players and beginners how to become accomplished brass players.

The band has been very successful in brass band competitions in recent years, winning many prizes and awards.

Both bands are available to hire for performances at fetes, concerts and other events where you wish to add a brass sound to your entertainment.

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Following an extremely busy Christmas period the band are in competion mode and are busy preparing for the Midlands Area Championships in March.

We are currently ranked top in our section and a good performance will mean promotion for the band.