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  1. A correction to avoid confusion. Carlton Brass...

    A correction to avoid confusion.
    Carlton Brass TRAINING band are playing on Sunday 8th June NOT the Carlton Brass main band.
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    http://www.moorlandscp.co.uk/Camping.html I've...

    http://www.moorlandscp.co.uk/Camping.html

    I've stayed here before. Walking distance (>1/2 mile) to/from the nice pub overlooking Denshaw contest. Cycling distance (2miles) to Delph Dobcross...
  3. If its the same touring production as Nottingham...

    If its the same touring production as Nottingham then I cannot understand their mindset.

    They booked the Nottingham theatre for a time that clashes with the areas then refused to pay any fee...
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    Its not just about the sound, its also about the...

    Its not just about the sound, its also about the workmanship, longevity, the chance of getting spares and of course resale value if you want to move on.
  5. Bands like radiohead even encourage fans to copy...

    Bands like radiohead even encourage fans to copy and post their content and they don't do so bad.

    Like TrumpetMike I agree the passing around of brass band digital content actually works in the...
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    The first and second places were not bemusing. It...

    The first and second places were not bemusing. It was the general consensus that both bands were head and shoulders above the rest
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    The beer will be expensive, rubbish and not worth...

    The beer will be expensive, rubbish and not worth queueing for 10 mins to get it.
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    Carlton Brass (Nottingham 1st section) are...

    Carlton Brass (Nottingham 1st section)

    are still on the look out for the following payers to play at the forthcoming NEMBA and Area contests and beyond.

    1st Baritone
    BBb or Eb Bass...
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    A new MD, 2 excellent results in our last 2...

    A new MD, 2 excellent results in our last 2 contests and a generous sponsorship deal in the bag. Help us keep the momentum going by joining Nottingham 1st section band Carlton Brass.
    We are still on...
  10. Thread: Butlins 2014

    by BigHorn
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    Any news on the evening entertainment yet ? ...

    Any news on the evening entertainment yet ?

    Maynard Ferguson Legacy Band were great last year as were Syd Lawrence Orchestra in 2012

    Hope something equally as good is being put on this year.
    ...
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    I saw the Butlin's performance and thought it was...

    I saw the Butlin's performance and thought it was a huge breath of fresh air and really enjoyed it. I thought at the time it was very adventurous for a entertainments programme - possibly pushing...
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    Almost there......Nottingham 1st section band ...

    Almost there......Nottingham 1st section band Carlton Brass are still on the lookout for quality players to fill the following positions.

    BBb Bass
    BassTrombone

    But if you don't 'swing low',...
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    Carlton Brass (Nottingham) Uniforms

    Hi all friends of Carlton Brass,

    If you were kind enough to help us out at any time over the past couple of years and still have one of our uniforms, can we have it back please.

    We will gladly...
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    Nottingham 1st section band Carlton Brass are...

    Nottingham 1st section band Carlton Brass are still on the lookout for quality players to fill the following positions.

    Eb Bass
    Trombone (Bass/Tenor)
    Front Row Cornet

    Rehearsals are...
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    Carlton Brass under the direction of Simon...

    Carlton Brass under the direction of Simon Gresswell require quality players to fill the following positions.

    Eb Bass
    Bass Trombone
    2nd Tenor Trombone
    Tutti Cornet

    Rehearsals...
  16. Thread: Band fees

    by BigHorn
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    As a rule of thumb a 1.5 or 2 hour concert with...

    As a rule of thumb a 1.5 or 2 hour concert with transporting kit, setting up and packing away, will realistically entail a duration of 3 hours. Times this by 25 players at minimum wage rate of about...
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    You are both correct. She halved National Debt...

    You are both correct.
    She halved National Debt relative to GDP from 47% to 26%.
    The National Debt indeed continued to rise, but Gross Domestic Product rose considerably in the 80's boom years,...
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    Carlton Brass under the direction of Simon...

    Carlton Brass under the direction of Simon Greswell require quality players to fill the following positions.

    Eb Bass
    Bass Trombone (or 2nd Tenor Trom if you prefer)

    Rehearsals...
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    It should be remembered when pouring out this...

    It should be remembered when pouring out this vitriol on Thatcher, that the largest number of pit closures , 93, were closed under Harold Wilson in the 60s. The next highest number of pit closures...
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    I find much of the response by the left very...

    I find much of the response by the left very distasteful. Whatever you may say about Thatcher (and I was never a fan) she never acted in such an ungratious and nasty way when even her most bitterest...
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    Carlton Brass under the direction of Simon...

    Carlton Brass under the direction of Simon Greswell, require quality players to fill the following positions.

    Bass Trombone (or 2nd Tenor Trom if you prefer)
    Tutti Cornet


    Rehearsals take...
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    Notwithstanding his apparent membership...

    Notwithstanding his apparent membership transgressions, I too have found the recent hounding of sonorous distasteful. The pack of wolves mentality and downright bullying exhibited by several forum...
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    Come off it folks. Its time to drop this silly,...

    Come off it folks. Its time to drop this silly, obdurate attitude and be pragmatic and face the realities.
    You are all going to the areas and will all eventually sign up to the new registry. All...
  24. Thread: Butlins 2013

    by BigHorn
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    Does the youth band competition take place at the...

    Does the youth band competition take place at the same time as other sections? If so there is unlikely to be a suitable venue spare to host a split draw. Last time this happened I dont think the...
  25. ha ha... classic

    ha ha... classic
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