Scaba autumn contest at Folkstone October 2009

Discussion in 'The Adjudicators' Comments' started by brassbandmaestro, Sep 10, 2009.

  1. brassbandmaestro

    brassbandmaestro Active Member

    This year's Autumn contest at Folkstone is looming near. Who is going this year? Brighton are!
     
  2. Keith

    Keith Member

    Soham are..........
     
  3. Accidental

    Accidental Supporting Member

    off the top of my head: Friary, Aveley, Heist, Regent, Cambridge and Horsham
     
  4. MRSH

    MRSH Supporting Member

    Aveley - blimey - have they got a band?!?!?
     
  5. Bass Trumpet

    Bass Trumpet Active Member

    Yes, they're up against Asphaltic Newham! Those were the days.....

    I confirm Cambridge are going.
     
  6. andywooler

    andywooler Supporting Member

    Uckfield unfortunately will not be going -due to: 1 x no Diaphram folling motor cycle accident, 1 x op on leg restricting ability to get to rehearsals, 1 x triple heart bypass (best wishes from us all to these 3) and 2 on TA Band camp.
    We'll be back at Hove with all of these guys fit again and a new conductor (auditions start shortly)
     
  7. Bass Trumpet

    Bass Trumpet Active Member

    For a minute there I thought that was the same bloke you were talking about! :oops:
     
  8. andywooler

    andywooler Supporting Member

    If it were all the same person, we would probably be able to do the contest!
    On a personal level, I will be there playing with Brighton & Hove City Brass.
     
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2009
  9. Lewis Chris

    Lewis Chris Member

    Boxted will be there, first contest for a few years. Alos Colchester will be there again this year.
     
  10. Bungle

    Bungle Member

    Unfortunately at Cranbrook we couldn't get a percusionist organised in time so had to pull out. A percusionist has already been booked for Hove next year though.
     
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  12. cornishscot

    cornishscot Member

    Oxted will be returning to see if we can hold on to any of the silverware we took back with us last time after our first contest outing in years. Not to be confused with Boxted (which appears to be going as well) - that is somewhere else entirely!
     
  13. Daisy Duck

    Daisy Duck Member

    Battle aren't going because it's only two weeks after the national finals.

    But I'll be there on a day transfer with Horsham Borough Band.

    I heard on Thursday that the contest is totally full - it's going to be a very busy day!
     
  14. brassbandmaestro

    brassbandmaestro Active Member

    You wont be wearing bunny ears this time, Daisy Duck!!??:biggrin:
     
  15. Daisy Duck

    Daisy Duck Member

    It's not Easter any more... :(
     
  16. brassbandmaestro

    brassbandmaestro Active Member

    I know!! I was joking!!
     
  17. Martin

    Martin Member

    Regent will be taking part.:)
     
  18. Martin

    Martin Member

    You playing sop or Bb?:)
     
  19. Tim Pritchard

    Tim Pritchard Member

    Jersey will be going
     
  20. Daisy Duck

    Daisy Duck Member

    I am hoping to never have to play sop again. It is a mad instrument for mad people.
    I will be playing 2nd 2nd cornet for Horsham, which is much more relaxing.
     
  21. andywooler

    andywooler Supporting Member

    Of course, that's why i play it!
     
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