Contest Time In The Capital

Looking for something to do this weekend? Head to Wellington. Specifically Kilbirnie.

On Saturday and Sunday this weekend 8th & 9th September, is the Central Districts & Wellington Districts Brass Band Associations biennial brass band contest.

Head along to St Patrick’s College, 581 Evans Bay Parade, Kilbirnie, Wellington and enjoy two days of brass band music making.

From Youth/Aux Bands to A-D bands, there is music from all capabilities and styles to delight you.

On Saturday the 8th, starting at 9.00am each band will play their Hymn & Test piece.

On Sunday the 9th, starting at 10.00am each band will present a half hour entertainment programme.

Bands competing are from Wanganui, Wellington, Upper Hutt, Porirua, Napier, Masterton, Palmerston North, Levin, Lower Hutt and Feilding.

Come along and support your favourite band and enjoy the others on show.