Matlock Band have 30+ Royal blue with black cuffs/collar and gold braiding contest jackets for sale.
Very good condition. Offers around £500. Buyer to collect. See http://matlockband.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoid=142592724
Minus a few details your not far off the mark.
I would welcome an explanation from the "other" side of the story.
It just seems so sad to be able to throw people away when they serve no further purpose and turn new faces away as well.
I'd say that as several members recieved solicitors letters regarding this issue, it would be unwise to state ALL the facts on here.
Paid enforcement was hired to ensure certain members would not be allowed into the rehearsal.
I believe an egm had been called for to discuss the matters, but...
Couldn't agree more. I'm sure once the charities commission are notified of the activities of this organisation things will quickly be dealt with.
I hope this thread doesnt become locked as we need to look after players in our movement.
All too many times band politics takes over and we lose...
Having spoken to a member of this band i feel compelled to write. It is discracefull to have "heavies" at the door to keep band members away from rehearsals. Obviously due to legal reasons, members arent able to comment on the facts but surely no band is in a position to lose players in such...
Matlock Band Celebrates 150 Years
Matlock Band’s first competition dates back to 1860 at Belle Vue in Manchester and 150 years on the band is still proudly continuing the tradition of music-making in Matlock and the surrounding areas.
In order to mark this anniversary, the Band is holding...