September 26, 2019

Our long standing drummer, Paul Stockwell, has left us for pastures new after almost five years drumming with the Belvoir Big Band. Paul was one of the founder members, so will be much missed.

Like many of us, Paul, was relatively new to big band music. He rose to the c...

November 11, 2018

The Belvoir Big Band played at the Grange Hall in Radcliffe-on-Trent on Friday 2nd November 2018.

The programme of two 45 minute sets included swing, blues and rock n roll. The upbeat tunes attracted some very enthusiastic dancers to the front and a very appreciative au...

October 14, 2018

The band is currently busy preparing for our end of year spectacular. We our hosting our own concert at Grange Hall in Radcliffe on Trent on Friday 2nd November (tickets available on the door, starts at 7.30pm) and it's all hands on deck to prepare an exciting new prog...

May 7, 2018

The Belvoir Big Band would like to wish a very happy birthday to Mat Douglas, who spent his birthday

helping us with our big annual concert at Long Clawson. Band supporters will have to forgive the unrelated photo, the writer of this blog had to dig deep through his pho...

April 11, 2018

2017 was a very successful year for the BBB, with 13 performances including village fetes, wedding anniversaries and music festivals. We welcomed new members and tried new styles of music. Most notably, we took on famous Blues Brothers tracks and developed a range of v...

December 11, 2017


We had a jolly jingle bell fuddle last week and Santa joined us in the trumpet section... and in the trombone section, and saxes etc... Play spot the santa in our photo gallery! (Note twinkly lights on the music stand - what a festive touch!)

Friends and family listene...

November 19, 2017

Well he's not new, but Chris on tenor sax has recently started singing with us; here he introduces himself:

"I have spent many years playing guitar, saxophone and singing in local bands to all kinds of crowds performing numbers such as “Baker Street, How Long” to name a...

November 19, 2017

We played our last public gig of the year at St James’s Church, Burton Lazars, on Saturday 18th November.  We were invited for a fundraising concert for the programme of improvement works for the church. The church was almost full and the audience enjoyed the performan...

August 29, 2017


Sunday 27th Aug
For the third year in a row the Belvoir Big Band opened the

Glaston Bishop Charity music festival

at the Wheatsheaf pub in Cropwell Bishop. Martin & Jo put on a great afternoon for everyone and the audience, as ever, was terr...

July 16, 2017

We had a great gig playing with primary school children at Nottingham Academy Primary (@NottinghamAcad), as part of their music festival. Mr Barker (our conductor) invited #BelvoirBigBand to join in the concert, and we enjoyed listening to groups of children on strings...

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