99th Spring Brass Band Festival 2019

18 May 2019

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The Winter Gardens has three fantastic venues, The Opera House, The Ballroom and the Spanish Hall to host the 99th year of The Spring Festival. 61 Brass Bands from all parts of the British Isles will take part.

The Grand Shield contest which is the qualifying competition for the 2019 British Open will commence at 10 am in the Opera House. 20 Bands will play the Test Piece Fraternity by Thierry Deleruyelle. The British Open will take place at Symphony Hall Birmingham on Saturday September 7th.

The Ballroom will be the venue for The Senior Cup which is the qualifying competition for the 100th Spring Festival Grand Shield contest. This will commence at 11.45 am. 21 Bands will play the Test Piece Symphonic Music by Paul Huber. The Spanish Hall will be the venue for The Senior Trophy which is the qualifying competition for the 100th Spring Festival Senior Cup contest. This will commence at 11.15 am. 2O Bands will play the Test Piece Triumphant Rhapsody by Gilbert Vinter.

Tickets will also be available from the Box Office on the Day and will allow access to all contest venues. 

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