In the first leg of our Australian Tour, Grimethorpe Colliery Band have landed - at Manchester...
With all instruments, equipment and luggage now checked in for departure, the band now have a 7 hour flight ahead of them to Dubai, followed by an additional onward 16 hours(!) to the first destination, Brisbane.
Grimethorpe Musical Director Dr. Robert Childs first toured Australia in 1981 as solo euphonium with the band and is delighted to now be returning in 2015 as Musical Director
"We're all immensely looking forward to being back in Australia and meeting up with friends old and new, and to once again be delighting audiences across the nation in truly unique Grimethorpe fashion"
The band will be posting regular updates throughout the tour via this blog. The next instalment will follow from Brisbane! See you Down Under www.grimethorpeband.com/australia-tour