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Music, Sat 16 Mar 2019, £22

Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Details

Following their sell out date in 2018, the award winning Grimethorpe Colliery Band are returning to Workington! Formed in 1917, during the First World War, Grimethorpe Colliery Band is a British institution. National and British Open Champions on numerous occasions, the band’s contest successes remain legendary. These include 16 Brass In Concert Championship titles, 11 times Yorkshire Regional Champions, two English National Championship victories, four times British Open Champions and four times National Champion Brass Band of Great Britain. The band has been the recipient of two gold discs, as well as a BAFTA nomination for its contributions to the global hit movie “Brassed Off” for which Grimethorpe was the focal point.

"Grimethorpe Colliery Band - the finest jewel in the world of brass bands, and a unique cultural asset" Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

“Sensational – performing favourite classics in spectacular style!” The Times

"The brass bands of this country are unique, and the Grimethorpe Band is unique amongst them" Sir Harrison Birtwistle

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 16 Mar 2019 19:30
Doors open 45 minutes prior to the advertised curtain time.

Prices

A restoration levy of £1 is included within all tickets, a booking fee of £2.50 applies to all online orders.

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Events at this Venue

Address

Finkle Street,
Workington,
Cumbria,
CA14 2BD

Directions

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Map reference: NY 002288  Lat: 54.64439 Long: -3.54801

Situated in centre of Workington town centre, accessible on Finkle Street by following the one way system from Oxford Street. A one minute walk along the road from Workington Bus Station, and a 5-10 minute walk from Workington Train Station.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0.5 miles from Workington station

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

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