Abbey Brass

Abbey Brass is the newest brass band on the Isle of Wight. Formed in 2021, the band gives a regular series of concerts across the island. To keep up to date with our activities then head over to our News section to find out more.

Composer in Residence

Abbey Brass has appointed Cardiff University student, and former Ryde School pupil, Mary Lillington as its first composer in residence. The two-year post offers Mary the opportunity to develop her artistic skills.

Abbey springs into action!

Abbey Brass will kick off their 2024 concert schedule this Spring with performances in Bembridge, on the 20th April. and in Ryde on the 11th May. Both concerts are FREE ENTRY, click on the link below for more info....

Abbey pulls a double

Abbey Brass ended November with a double header.... a concert at Newport Methodist Church on Saturday 25th November was hotly followed by an appearance at the Medina  Tattoo the next day, when we opened the event..

Gallery of Recent Activities

A selection of photographs from some of our most recent concerts and activities

Meet The Band

Abbey Brass players travel across the island to rehearse at the band's base in Binstead, Ryde on Wednesday evenings. 

The band is made up of people from all walks of life including those in the medical profession, care workers, teachers, administrators, structural engineers, transport operatives and one or two retirees.  

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