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    3 Peaks Brass

    If somehow you have missed it, a brass band recently completed the National 3 Peaks Challenge in aid of the UK Multiple Sclerosis Society. 3 peaks : 3 pieces 30 Brass Players 25 miles walking 9,000ft climbing >100kg brass instruments For those that dont know what the challenge entails, it is...
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    Cancelled Area Contests?!?!

    Erm, I hope so as I live in the Midlands. Name me 3 Midlands bands that are equally as busy as the 3 in my example..........
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    Cancelled Area Contests?!?!

    For a one off contest I would imagine a cancellation isn't the end of the world, however disappointing. But the areas..... that has a massive impact. Imagine the worst case scenario, which is the Yorkshire area being cancelled. I would suggest that there is zero chance of finding a weekend...
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    Cancelled Area Contests?!?!

    If for whatever reason one of the area contests is cancelled, does anyone know what the contingency plan is? For example, if due to adverse weather / fire / H&S reasons a venue is unable to host the contest what happens next? Obviously rescheduling would be nigh on impossible due to bands...
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    Brass band members targeted with 'abusive' tweets

    Andy, if we all chuck in £5 a piece will you do #BocIsBack and cover all the area contests for us as now you are sacked / fired / finished etc
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    Brass band members targeted with 'abusive' tweets

    This is an alarming post, however as I can only assume you are unaware of how this all got blown up to such a scale I think I should elaborate. 4br raised the issue of the logo, it was changed. 4br alerted the organisers to the rival commentary who asked Andy Kennedy to leave the hall and...
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    Brass band members targeted with 'abusive' tweets

    Nor was there from the individual that was asked to leave the venue while tweeting.
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    Brass band members targeted with 'abusive' tweets

    Ok!! Someone sent these to me but I know there have been many, many more. If someone else can be bothered to trawl their site then please do.... 21 Nov 2010 Effective opening minus the Great Leader is a liitle dacha of a Russky into Hungary 1956 we go. The hatted seaside postcard from Queen...
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    Brass band members targeted with 'abusive' tweets

    Regardless of the involvement of 4br etc and the manner in which this has been manipulated in certain circles lets get a couple of things cleared up. No one involved in the Twitter account has said they are happy / proud of the comments (relating to race / sexuality etc) made. The person that...
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    Sold/Expired New Publisher - New works available NOW

    Desford Band gave a stunning performance of our new release 'Brooklyn' on Sunday. Hear it at www.arrange-it.co.uk by visiting the shop page.
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    Sold/Expired New Publisher - New works available NOW

    Thanks squire. Will I be seeing you at Butlins this year??
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    Sold/Expired New Publisher - New works available NOW

    Hi all, there was an issue with the scorch files in Internet Explorer which is now resolved. Hopefully sound live files will be uploaded in the very near future, once we get some of these being performed.
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    Sold/Expired New Publisher - New works available NOW

    Hi tMpers, As of today, Arrange-it has been officially launched on the web. Arrange-it is a new arrangement / publishing business working across all genres and specialising in Brass Bands. The first 6 works are all for brass band and are available immediately. Please have a look through the...
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    Does poaching exist?

    There is no such thing as poaching, there is just other opportunities that you may or may not be made aware of. End of.
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    Conductor / Euph / Trom / Bass

    Hi all, I will be relocating to Leicestershire this month, so all of the above still applies but if anyone in the Midlands is in need then give me a bell. Thanks, Steve
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