German band will perform in the county

The Brass Band of Lüttringhausen in Germany will be visiting Ashington and Newbiggin this weekend as part of long lasting town twinning arrangements.

As part of the visit, the band will provide the musical accompaniment to the morning service at the Holy Sepulchre Church, in Ashington, on Sunday, October 12, at 9.30am.

In the afternoon the Band will provide a free outdoor performance at the iconic Newbiggin Maritime Centre at 3pm.

The band’s leader, Sebastian Bruninghaus, said: “The band is really looking forward to visiting England and especially Ashington and Newbiggin to perform.

“There are a lot of links that have been made between the two areas and we hope the visit will continue the good work.”