Recent content by Christine Wade

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    Death of Dianne Hastings

    It is with much sadness that I report the passing of my Mum, Dianne Hastings on Thursday 8th November. At her time of death Dianne was Life Vice–President of the East Anglian Brass Band Association. Dianne had been Secretary of the Association for over 42 years until her retirement in 2015...
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    Castleton Brass has vacancies for Cornets

    London & Southern Counties 3rd Section Champions 2017 & 4th Section Champions 2016 has vacancies for cornet players due to players leaving for university. The band is promoted to 2nd Section from 2018. We are based at Eye on the Norfolk/Suffolk border & rehearse on a Tuesday 7.30pm-9.30pm. We...
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    Castleton Brass, Suffolk, L&SC, 3rd Section, Musical Director

    Castleton Brass are seeking a new musical director following a successful return to contesting, which saw the band become 4th section Champions in the London and Southern Counties Area 2016 and progress to the 3rd section. Our current musical director will be stepping down following the 2017...
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    EABBA Brass Training Day

    The East Anglian Brass Band Association’s 2016 Brass Training Day will be held on Sunday 16th October 2016 at the Hewett Academy, Norwich. This year the Association welcomes tutors from the Leyland Band who will lead delegates in both full and sectional rehearsals together with a question and...
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    Donald Palmer - East Anglian Brass Band Association

    It is with much sadness that I announce that Donald Palmer passed away on Tuesday 12th July. Donald had been involved with brass bands in East Anglia, mainly in administration, for around sixty years. Anyone entering one of our contests will have spoken to Donald as he was in charge of our...
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    Castleton Brass require solo cornets

    Based in Eye, Suffolk, the London & Southern Counties Region 4th Section Champions and Finalists for the second year in succession require two front row cornets due to the imminent departure of players to university. From 1st January 2017 the band will be in the third section. All enquiries...
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    250 Free Tickets for Grimethorpe Colliery Band Concert

    On 8th May 2016 Grimethorpe Colliery Band will perform at St Andrew’s Hall, Norwich. The concert is presented by the East Anglian Brass Band Association and commences at 6.30pm. With support from Norwich Town Close Estate Charity and the Norfolk Music Hub, the East Anglian Brass Band Association...
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    EABBA Brass Training Day 2015

    On Sunday 27thSeptember the East Anglian Brass Band Association is holding its annual BrassTraining Day at The Hewett School, Norwich. The Course Leader and euphonium/baritone tutor is David Thornton. Sectional Tutors from Brighouse &Rastrick Band are Mike Golding and Joseph Williams (cornets)...
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    New Format for EABBA Contest 2015

    The East Anglian Brass Band Association's Entertainments Contest takes place at St Andrew's Hall, Norwich on 10th May 2015. Entry forms are now available. For further information and an entry form contact Association Chairman, Christine Wade (band@scwade.eclipse.co.uk). The contest is followed...
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    New Format for EABBA Contest 2015

    The East Anglian Brass BandAssociation’s 2015 entertainment contest on 10th May at St Andrew’sHall, Norwich will be in a new format. Therewill be 4 sections, Championship (Championship/First Section), Class A (Second/ThirdSection), Class B (Fourth Section/Bands that don’t compete nationally)...
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    Fodens Band at St Andrews Hall, Norwich. 12th May 2013, 6.30pm

    The East Anglian Brass Band Association presents its 75th Gala Concert on Sunday 12th May at St Andrew's Hall, Norwich. The concert will be performed by the Double Champions, Fodens Band. The concert commences at 6.30pm. Earlier in the day the Association's Entertainments Contest will take place...
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    Entertainment Contests

    The East Anglian Brass Band Association's Entertainments contest is on Sunday 12th May at St Andrew's Hall, Norwich.
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    Castleton Brass -Suffolk- Players Required

    Castleton Brass - Suffolk - Vacancies for players The members of Castleton Brass are looking forward to a variety of summer engagements. Due to players moving from the area we have vacancies for solo cornet and trombone players. We rehearse on a Tuesday evening at Eye, just off the A140 half...
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    Ted Samways

    The funeral service for Ted Samways will take place at The Salvation Army Citadel, St Giles, Norwich on Thursday 11th March at 11.45am, followed by committal at Earlham Crematorium. Flowers or donations if preferred, made payable to East Anglian Air Ambulance, c/o Jerry March Funeral Services...
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    Ted Samways

    It is with much sadness that I report the passing of Ted Samways. Ted had a fall on Tuesday and broke his hip. He was recovering from the operation but died suddenly in hospital on Saturday 27th February. Ted was Life Vice-President of the East Anglian Brass Band Association. He served the...
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