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Thornsett Band are a brass band based in the High Peak area of Derbyshire, UK. Thornsett Band, founded in 1895, is very much alive and well. They have gained a reputation as a youth brass band although players can be of any age. The main band practice on a Monday evening at the Thornsett Band hut in Thornsett. There is also a learner band (the ‘Junior’ band) that also meets on a Monday evening just before the main band.

 

How to join the band

To join the band simply come along to a practice held every Monday. 6pm Р7pm during term-time and tell Dave Ford or Matt Gee that you would like to join. Dave or Matt will then give you an instrument and start teaching you immediately. When they feels you are ready to move into the main band they will let you know and invite you to one of the main band practices held on Monday straight after the Leaner Band 7pm Р9pm. However if you are already an experienced brass band instrument player you are more than welcome to  come along to the main band practice held on Monday 7pm Р9pm