Blidworth Welfare band through to National Brass Band Championship

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BLIDWORTH Welfare Band will be representing the midlands in the National Brass Band Championship of Great Britain.

They finished third out of 17 at a heat at the Civic Hall in Bedworth on 9th March to make it through.

Musical director, Martin Heartfield said: “They played to the best of their abilities and were justly rewarded. I am very proud to be associated with such a fine, hardworking band.”

The National Championship takes place in Cheltenham in September.

The band are fundraising for the trip, for more information visit