Cycle to Victory Brighton & Hove City Brass Band earlier this year qualified to represent London & Southern Counties at the National Brass Band finals in Harrogate in September. They have been busy preparing the music for the trip which is quickly looming, but have also been trying to raise the much needed funds to attend. Jenny Ireland, as well as being the solo horn player and an active member of the band committee is preparing with a small team to complete a sponsored bike ride to raise funds to help the band with the costs of travel and accommodation. On Saturday 30th August, Jenny, Jonnie (percussion & band compare) and Peter (Eb Bass) will be setting off from Angmering station heading along the coastal path past Worthing, Lancing, Shoreham, Hove and along to Brighton Pier then up to Preston Park hoping to arrive at the Park around 3pm. The target they are aiming for is 26miles. When they arrive the band will be there to greet them and perform in the park. Everyone is invited come along and listen to the band and offer support for the upcoming contest. Sponsorship for the riders or donations towards our assault on the National Finals would be gratefully received, you can contact the band through their website on www.brightonbrass.co.uk or by PM.