Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Band in conjunction with Staveley Town Council are pleased to announce they are to hold the 2nd annual Battle of the Brass Bands contest, an entertainment contest with each participating band playing their own choice of music for around 25 minutes. This years event is being contested by seven bands, these are; Carlton Brass, Deepcar Brass, Hopkins Blidworth Welfare, Kirkby Colliery Welfare, Long Eaton Silver Prize, Shirland Youth and Stannington Brass. The event is being held at the Speedwell Rooms, Inkersall Road, Staveley (S43 3JL), on Sunday the 24th June. Doors open at 11.00am with the contest commencing at 12.00 noon, entry is £3 for adults and £2 for children, refreshments are available on the day. Don’t miss it, come along on the day for a great afternoon’s entertainment, and listen to the quality of music being performed by bands representing all sections, from the Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and South Yorkshire regions.