The 60th anniversary celebrations for Thoresby Colliery Band are now announced. The band are planning to use the weekend of October 18th and 19th to celebrate the band's founding, back in 1948 All players, conductors and officials who have been part of Thoresby's progress over the 60 year period are invited to attend a reunion night on Saturday, October 18th. Music will be provided by the Thoresby Youth Band and refreshments will be provided. We are hoping the members of Thoresby Youth will mix with players gone-by and find inspiration form the "Old boys and girls", also, it will be a great opportunity to show off out thriving youth band to our members past and show that we actively encourage the youth of today. During the evening, Stan Lippeatt will be carrying various interviews with "celebrity guests". On Sunday the 19th, Thoresby Colliery Band will perform a full 2 hour concert featuring soloists from yesteryear. All past members are welcome. We also aim to accomodate our regular supporters so they too may take part in our celebrations. Both events will take place in the Thoresby Miner's Social Club, Fourth Avenue, Edwinstowe, Notts and start at 7:30 If you are an ex-member or official of the band and would like to take part in our celebrations, please contact me on the email below with any questions you may have. Local accomodation is available if you are travelling long distances. As suggestions, try: Ma Hubbards 01623 822553 Marion's Manor 01623 822135 The Black swan 01623 822598 The Forest Lodge 01623 824443 All the above are a short march from the venue! Many thanks and we hope to see you soon. firstname.lastname@example.org 07966 090231 p.s. If you know any Thoresby members who may not have access to TMP, please let them know about our event!