2023 concert programme published

We start this year’s programme with a concert at Trinity Church, Gosforth, at 7pm on Friday February 17 to raise funds for the church.

Conductor Ernest Young will direct a light programme and guest soloist is Jessica Yang (violin). Tickets costing £6 can be purchased from the church or you can pay on the door.

We return to Trinity Church on Saturday April 1 for an afternoon of singing for choirs, starting at 2pm (£4 for choir members), followed by a concert at 6.30pm (admission £6). More information from anne.wilson@daftasabrush.org.uk.

On Sunday May 21 the band is travelling to the Scottish Borders to help parishioners at Kelso Old Parish Church celebrate its 250th anniversary, with a concert starting at 3pm.

Kelso Old Parish Church

We’ll be praying for good weather when we play outdoors at South Shields Amphitheatre at 2pm on Sunday June 25.

And we are finalising arrangements for a planned tour of the Netherlands in late July, our first European tour for a number of years.

The Eastern Gate Oostport and canal in Delft

On to the autumn and our 25th Prom at Whitburn Parish Church on Friday October 6 at 7.30pm, before another hugely popular annual fixture – the Daft as a Brush Proms at the O2 Newcastle City Hall at 7pm on Saturday October 21.

We end the year where we start it – at Trinity Church, Gosforth, on Saturday December 16 for our annual Christmas concert.

So, plenty of variety in venues and programmes for 2023 – we hope to see you this year! Details of online ticket sales will follow. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to be the first to hear.

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