Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Sunday 17 July 2022

3pm • King's Lynn Corn Exchange • £25 (rows A-X) £22 (rows AA-LL) / under 25’s 50% off

Elgar Pomp & Circumstance March No.4
Vaughan Williams Music from film Henry V
Rodney Bennett Music from ‘Murder on the Orient Express’
Gershwin An American in Paris
Parkin Carnival

David Thornton conductor

Performing favourite classics in sensational style the Grimethorpe Colliery Band, conducted by David Thornton, open the 2022 Festival with a bang. A British institution, with a legendary contest record, the band performs across the world and received a BAFTA nomination for its appearance in the global hit, Brassed Off.

Public booking opens: Tuesday 3 May
Priority booking for Patrons opens Tuesday 19 April and for Friends on Monday 25 April.

King's Lynn Corn Exchange

King's Lynn Corn Exchange

Tuesday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 1JW

The Grade II listed facade of King's Lynn Corn Exchange is one of the town’s iconic buildings, facing the town's major public square.  The interior space was completely transformed in 1996 after a £4.4million rebuild to provide a wonderful venue for a variety of cultural events.

Car Parking
There is ample parking directly opposite the Corn Exchange on the Tuesday Market Place and behind the Corn Exchange on Common Staithe Quay.  Please note: Charges apply 24 hours a day, including for Blue Badge holders. Please ensure you pay the correct fee.  Current charges are available on the borough council website:

There is one level access from the front door to wheelchair seating and toilet for people with disabilities. There is an infra-red sound enhancement system for the hard of hearing, and guide dogs are admitted.  Please note that wheelchair spaces and seating for those with limited mobility or with guide dogs must be pre-booked.

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All of our Corn Exchange festival events have reserved seats.  The following seating plan is to be used as a guide only – for further details please contact the box office.


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