Bristol Concert Wind Band are a friendly community wind band which have been performing in Bristol, UK for over 30 years. We perform regularly at venues throughout Bristol and the surrounding area, performing both formal and informal concerts as well as park gigs in the summer.

The BCWB family are made up of many bands and groups. We cater for advanced players in the Concert Band, intermediate and improving players in Blown Away! and Winds of Change, and also run learner courses for complete beginners.

Winds of Change and Blown Away! perform in Frenchay and Thornbury

It was a busy Saturday for our two improver bands yesterday, not least for MD Rob Bartlett who conducts both! Winds of Change performed at Frenchay Flower Show at lunchtime, and Blown Away! held their annual concert in Thornbury. You can view the Blown Away! concert album below, with more photos available on our Facebook Page at

Well done to everyone who performed yesterday at both events, and thanks very much to everyone that came along to support us as well! Our next performance will be Bristol Concert Wind Band playing at Blaise Castle estate next Sunday 24th July. Hope to see you there!

Tickets Available for Blown Away!'s Summer Concert

You can now get hold of tickets for Blown Away!'s Summer Concert, being held on Saturday 16th July at Cossham Hall in Thornbury. The concert, which features a Classical vs. Swing theme, is acting MD Rob Bartlett's first formal concert with the band since Nicola Ware went on maternity leave at the beginning of the year, and is a chance to showcase the progress the band has made since Christmas. This will be Rob's second performance of the day, as he is directing Winds Of Change at Frenchay Flower Show earlier in the afternoon!

For more information on how to get hold of tickets and details of all our upcoming concerts and performances, head to our events page

Winds of Change perform at Mangotsfield Village Festival

Here's a few photos from Winds of Change's performance at Mangotsfield Village Festival last Saturday. Thankfully the weather just about held on and we attracted a decent crowd! Next event will be Blown Away! in Clevedon on the 2nd July. For info on all our upcoming gigs and performances over the Summer download our Summer Programme

Download the BCWB Summer Programme 2016!

The Bristol Concert Wind Band family has a busy Summer gigs and events coming up! The three bands have six gigs in and around Bristol from June free for the public to enjoy, as well as Blown Away! holding their annual concert in Thornbury. Our Learner Course academic year will also draw to a close in September, finished off with their end-of-year concert also in Thornbury. The new course year will then start very shortly after, giving more people the opportunity to take up a musical instrument.

You can see and download the full programme of Summer events by clicking on the image below, as well as heading to our events page.