Shotts Foundry Brass Band

The Shotts Foundry Brass Band was founded in June 1829 and survived through to around 1960. A typical industrial “works” band, it provided entertainment for the workers at the iron works, and at one time was one of three brass bands in the small town.

Shotts Foundry Band small

A brief look at the history of the band together with some of its early activities is given in the paper below:

https://www.academia.edu/42044774/Shotts_Foundry_Brass_Band_-_1829_to_c._1960

 

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