Author Archives: Leichhardt Brass Band

Don West turns 90!

Long time supporter of Leichhardt Celebrity Brass, Mr Don West turned 90 this week. Players, family and friends wish Don the very best of wishes on this momentous occasion!

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Gulgong Bands in the Bush 2022

From the 4th to the 6th of November 2022, we were invited by Camden Community band to join them for the Bands in the Bush trip to Gulgong, NSW. Gulgong is a 19th century goldrush town in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, and about 30 km north of Mudgee. The town has a […]

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Vale Janis Neville

Last week we were devastated at the loss of our player, Janis Neville, who had bravely fought illness for many years. Janis’ life will be celebrated on Thursday the 2nd of June at 11:00am at The Chapel/Old St Pauls Church, 221 Old Northern Road, Castle Hill 2154 Janis requested that anyone attending do not wear […]

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Orange Tour 2020

In early March 2020, before the world became gripped by a global pandemic, LCB travelled to Orange, a city only a few hours drive from Sydney. We were warmly welcomed by the City of Orange Brass Band and their Conductor, Mr Phil Rees. Our first performance on the Saturday was at Orange Regional Conservatorium at […]

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Remembrance and Anzac Day

  Attending Remembrance Day and ANZAC Day ceremonies is an important part of our activities, which usually involves a Dawn Service at Balmain Loyalty Square, and sometimes attendance at various other events throughout the day. In 2018 we held concerts at Petersham RSL and at Club Five Dock to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of […]

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Outdoor playouts

There’s nothing like the sound of a band playing outside in a park! We love playing to people as they lie around on the grass relaxing, browse the goods on a market stall, or just generally soak up the great Australian outdoors. Some of the venues and events we have performed at outside include: Pioneers […]

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Indoor Concerts

At least a couple of times a year, LCB prepares and presents an indoor concert. Sometimes this is due to special funding being available, or to correspond with local events, or simply because we love to do it! Often these concerts take place in Leichhardt Town Hall on a Sunday afternoon, an ideal time for […]

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Citizenship Ceremonies

One of the main committments of our band is attendance at Citizenship Ceremonies held by Inner West Council. Currently these are held once a month at one of three venues – Leichhardt Town Hall, Ashfield Town Hall, and Petersham Town Hall. Before the ceremony begins, the band entertains the audience for approximately 30 minutes. Players […]

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Christmas

Over the years we have performed at a number of Christmas venues, the main ones being at North Ryde Carols on the Common, and Engadine Carols for the People. We also hold our own Christmas concerts and from time to time play carols at shopping centres, parks and railway stations. Here are some candid snaps […]

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