A BRASS band based in Wantage is hosting a summer concert next month with a famous tuba virtuoso.

Les Neish, a UK based professional freelance tuba player known for having worked with many of leading orchestras, ensembles and more, will be performing with the Wantage Silver Band on Sunday, July 10.

Wantage Silver Band also recently came third in the 2022 Grand Shield competition, a British Open Brass Band Championship.

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The concert will start at 3pm at The Beacon in Portway. Tickets cost £10 per adults and £6 for children.

The event is sponsored by Besson London. For more information, or to book tickets, visit: wantageband.org


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This story was written by Gee Harland, she joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Wallingford and Didcot.

Get in touch with her by emailing: Gee.harland@newsquest.co.uk

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