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    Moving from Euph to EEb Bass

    I thought it was just our bass section that had this problem - clearly not!!!! lol
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    The Blue Bell Inn, North Wingfield Sunday Concerts

    The Blue Bell Inn is still looking for bands to participate in the Friday night concerts. Any band interested in playing a concert please contact Geoff on the numbers above. Dates are available throughout August. The Blue Bell Inn is a popular venue for concerts and can accommodate large...
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    Parents who both play in band(s) - how do you do it?

    Grandparents and other family members looked after my first daughter when she was born, or she came to the band with us. I did take a break after the second daughter was born, however an offer to play in the Championship Section again resulted in grandparents and other family members helping...
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    Adjudicator's announced for Old Silkstone's 8th annual March & Hymn Tune Contest

    lol ... you sound like someone else I know!!!:D
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    Brighouse March Contest

    Had anyone got the full results??
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    The Blue Bell Inn, North Wingfield Sunday Concerts

    The Blue Bell Inn, at North Wingfield is looking to establish itself as a venue for Brass Band concerts. Concerts were initially planned on a Sunday, however it has been decided to change this to Friday evening, commencing Friday 23 July through to Friday 24th September. Shirland Brass Band...
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    The Blue Bell Inn, North Wingfield Sunday Concerts

    The Blue Bell Inn is a 13th Century inn and Restaurant which has set up a BAND GARDEN for this and future summers (a beautiful location). Only 5 minutes from Jct 29 of the M1 it is an ideal location for the East Midlands/Yorkshire bands to show off their wares. For bands of about 15 there is...
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    The Blue Bell Inn, North Wingfield Sunday Concerts

    As I said in the previous post I have no connection with the venue other than being asked to post it on TMP, and publicise it within the banding circle which I did. I did highlight to the owner Geoff, that Darley Dale Cricket Club also had bands on a Sunday night, however he decided to proceed.
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    The Blue Bell Inn, North Wingfield Sunday Concerts

    Is there any chance the committee would change its mind this year to support a local venue that is trying to establish itself as a local venue for entertainment, not just brass bands? The venue has also held Charity Concerts, which included entertainment from the students of Direction Theatre...
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    The Blue Bell Inn, North Wingfield Sunday Concerts

    I understand that there are still some dates for bands interested in playing at concerts in June, July and August. Bands interested in playing should contact Geoff on 07973 768201 to book a date
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    Pubs to be recommended for meals

    couldn't agree more. We call for supper here frequently before or after rehearsal!
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    Brass at the Blue Bell Inn (North Wingfield, Chesterfield)

    Concert at the Blue Bell Inn, 6th June The Blue Bell Inn at North Wingfield, Chesterfield has been let down by the band that was due to play a concert tomorrow on Sunday 6th June. Geoff Cox, proprieter, is looking for a replacement to enable the concert to commence. The concert was due to be...
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    Brass at the Blue Bell Inn (North Wingfield, Chesterfield)

    Dates for June are incorrect (my mistake when posting) Dates available for June are 6, 13, 20 and 27. Dates are still available for July: 4 11, 18, 25 and August 8, 15, 22, 29 Times of concerts to suit the bands and can be late afternoon/early evening if preferable. The Blue Bell Inn...
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    Brass at the Blue Bell Inn (North Wingfield, Chesterfield)

    Brass at the Blue Bell Inn A new exciting venture is being promised with the Blue Bell Inn announcing a series of dates available for brass band concerts for this summer. The dates available are as follows: June - 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th July - 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th August - 8th, 15th...
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