Recent Southern Counties Amateur Brass Band Association Entertainment Contest champions, Friary Guildford Brass Band are pleased to announce a series of local concerts to be held at Weyfield Primary School, Guildford. The first of three concerts, entitled "Around the World in 80 Minutes", will take place at 3pm on Sunday 20th July and will be directed by newly appointed bandmaster, Andrew Porter. For his maiden concert as bandmaster, Andrew has prepared a programme of music to give the audience a taste of global musical diversity. All proceeds from the concert will help the band complete a tour of Germany, which will see the band perform at the 'September Fest' celebrations in Ettlingen as well as entertain locals at a concert in Guildford's twin town, Freiburg. Ticketing details for Friary's "Around the World in 80 minutes" and two further concerts in the series, "Stage and Screen" at 3pm on 5th October and "A Traditional Family Xmas" featuring Weyfield Primary School Choir at 8pm on 17th December are available at www.FriaryGuildfordBand.co.uk, or by phoning 01483 480518. Alternatively, and depending on availability, tickets priced between £5 and £7.50 may also be available on the door.