Grimethorpe Colliery Band have been National and Open Champions on numerous occasions, making Grimethorpe Colliery the world’s leading Brass Band. The bands successes include 16 Brass in Concert Championship titles, 11 times Yorkshire Regional Champions, 2 English National Championship victories, 4 times British Open champions and 4 times National Champion Brass Band of Great Britain. The band has also been the recipient of 2 gold discs as well as BAFTA nomination for its contributions to the global hit movie ?Brassed Off? for which Grimethorpe Village and the Band were the focal point.
In addition to continuing to delight audiences across the globe, Grimethorpe also continues to invest in and support its local community in Grimethorpe, Barnsley and South Yorkshire, particularly through its youth music initiatives and community performances, both locally and on a national scale.