They regularly perform sell-out tours throughout the UK, and now The Grimethorpe Colliery Band are coming to Halifax.
The group will perform at The Victoria Theatre on Sunday, October 7. The band was formed in 1917 as a leisure activity for the workers at the colliery, by members of the disbanded Cudworth Colliery Band. Since then, it has featured in film, TV and radio and providedthe soundtrack for the 1996 British hit film Brassed Off which starred Pete Postlethwaite, Tara Fitzgerald and Ewan McGregor. It also tours overseas, playing in Australia, New Zealand, Japan Hong Kong. For tickets, call the box office on 01422 351158 or visit the theatre’s website at www.calderdale.gov.uk/victoria.