Anyone going to Bromsgrove (or been there)?

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by DublinBass, Jun 25, 2004.

  1. DublinBass

    DublinBass Supporting Member

    Both my wife and I are going to Bromsgrove Brass Band camp (early August). Anybody else going? Anybody else already gone that can tell us what it will be like?
  2. Well Worth It

    Well Worth It Active Member

    If it's held where I think it'll be, then the campus is really pleasant with pretty good facilities.
    Food is pretty poor on site, though.
    Seem to remember someone leaving a distinctive message for the chef, written in spaghetti and sent back.
    Short walk into town, bars and quality food emporiums (emporii?) on the way.
  3. Keppler

    Keppler Moderator Staff Member

    emporia (?)

    Nice place - interesting people. Dodgy food sometimes (although if you live on salad you'll do ok)
  4. imthemaddude

    imthemaddude Active Member

    U must have a love of chicken for breakfast, dinner and tea ooo and a curry on wednesday ;) I'll be there, looks like some good pieces we'll be playing.
  5. Keppler

    Keppler Moderator Staff Member

    and people are invited to form the tMP pub quiz team now, if we can wangle that one...
  6. imthemaddude

    imthemaddude Active Member

    better get that drunken old women registered quick ;)
  7. DublinBass

    DublinBass Supporting Member

    Did they mail you a playlist? If so can you pm the songs to me?
  8. flugelgal

    flugelgal Active Member


    I can't go. :(

    :cry: :cry:
  9. Hilary Mateer

    Hilary Mateer Member

    I'm going :D :D :D :D :D for the 6th time

    I think the food is OK
    Reminds me of school dinners when I was at primary school :wink:
    but much more choice.

    I usually manage to put on at least 1/2 stone in a week there :( but maybe the beer has somethin to do with it

    I don't think they have sent of list of pieces yet but should be soon I hope
  10. imthemaddude

    imthemaddude Active Member

    Some of the pieces are in the bandsman this week :)
  11. DublinBass

    DublinBass Supporting Member

    What exactly is a pub quiz team? Is there a quiz night at one of the local pubs in Bromsgrove? or is it some sort of drinking game?
  12. Keppler

    Keppler Moderator Staff Member

    Tis a real quiz, that happens to be held in a pub! Nothing as sinister as the other suggestion. I'm a modly mod, can't condone that sort of stuff...

    Oh btw, I'll be there...
  13. DublinBass

    DublinBass Supporting Member

    Sounds like fun. I'll join your pub quiz team then. :bounce

    I hope there aren't too many British TV/radio/news type questions or I will be really bad.
  14. Alice

    Alice Member

  15. Rach_Horn

    Rach_Horn Member

    Yes :D Been there with Nybb and going again in the Summer as Nybb is there this Summer! :D
  16. DublinBass

    DublinBass Supporting Member

    I just realized that there are several band camps this summer at Bromsgrove.

    National Children's BB of GB Summer Course: July 28-31st
    NYBB of GB Summer Course: July 31st - Aug 7th
    BB Summer School: Aug 8 - 14th

    So be careful if you are looking for somebody in particular that said they are going as they may be attending a different camp.

    (I will be at the last :) )

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