Sunday 26th June Kirkby in Ashfield - Contest

Discussion in 'Bandroom News - User Submitted' started by Hornted, Jun 21, 2005.

  1. Hornted

    Hornted Member

    Kirkby in Ashfield Contest

    If you are free on Sunday why not get yourself down to the Festival Hall in Kirkby to hear 9 bands in this years ‘Bands on Parade Contest’. The contest now in its second year is a joint initiative with Newstead and Kirkby Bands together with Kirkby in Ashfield Rotary Club.

    The contest starts at 10.30 with the Training band section followed by the open section at approximately 12.15, Bands are required to play a 25 minute entertainment programme with prizes for Best March, Best Soloist, Best Trombone Section, Deportment and etc.

    The bar and refreshments are available all day. Contest entry is £2.

    Melanie Cooper
    Newstead Band
  2. postie

    postie Member

    Should be very interesting hoping to make it along.
  3. sparkling_quavers

    sparkling_quavers Active Member

    looks like I might be making it along to watch on Sunday! :tup any news on which bands are taking part? :biggrin:
  4. Hornted

    Hornted Member

    Entries for Contest

    Training Band Section
    Carlton Training Band
    Long Eaton Training Band

    Open Section
    Long Eaton
    Ireland Colliery
    Darley Dale
    Newstead Youth
  5. sparkling_quavers

    sparkling_quavers Active Member

    thanks, looks like I shall see a few old faces around :tup
  6. Hornted

    Hornted Member

    Busy Week end

    In addition to this we have a French Band from Ronchin in Northern France staying with Newstead Band this week end and though not taking part in the contest they are going to play a short programme between the sections. A full day of bands for £2, plus a bar and food -
  7. satchmo shaz

    satchmo shaz Active Member

    yup we'll be there with the training band and the senior band ;)
  8. postie

    postie Member

    Less of the "old" Rach!!! Hope you are not referring to me!