Lakeside Brass Extravaganza On the 11th of September Carlton Brass Nottingham in conjunction with Lakeside Tower is holding an Open Invitation Entertainments Contest. Each band will play 20 – 25 minuets of music from the central island in the magnificent surroundings of Lakeside. The adjudicator for the day is Mr David Read and the MC is the larger than Life Lynden Cooper from Newstead Welfare. Seven Bands have accepted invitations to play they include one from the North West, one from Yorkshire and five from the Midlands. Entry is free and a quality souvenir programme will be available. Beer at £2 a pint is on offer as is a food tent. The whole lot kicks off at 12.30pm for what should be an enjoyable afternoon of band music. So come along to Lakeside which is situated on the A60 just north of Nottingham on the Mansfield Road.