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    Weston-super-Mare Own Choice Contest 2009

    just scroll back up this thread. they are all on.
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    Weston-super-Mare Own Choice Contest 2009

    3rd section results 1st - Crosskeys great result, very well done. :-D 2nd - Avonbank 3rd - Bath Spa Best Basses Avonbank. 4th section rsults 1st - Corus (Port Talbot ) 2nd - Pontypool 3rd Totnes 5th Newport Borough. that's as much as I know.
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    Ebbw Vale

    3rd section results so far. 1st - Pillowell 2nd - Llwyd Coed 3rd - Pontypool 4th - Newport Borough
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    Tune Association Thread 3

    Ride of the Valkyries
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    Mobile Phones In The Band Room

    If you are being grumpy then I am going to join you. I think it is downright disrespectful both to the Conductor and the rest of the band to text during a rehearsal. If I had my way mobiles would be kept switched off altogether. What did we do before mobile phones. ? Our band did used to...
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    Porthcawl Entertainment Contest

    1st - BTM 2nd - Tredegar 3rd - Tongwynlais Well Done Ton. :-D and everyone else of course.
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    Sad News: Passing of John Horton

    Thanks for putting the details on John. I made a mistake about the Male Voice Choir at the Crematorium. :oops: Call it a senior moment. ;) It is in fact going to be a recording of a Male Voice Choir singing 2 of Olive and John's favourite songs.
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    Training Band Challenge

    I started playing at the age of 50+, couldn't even read music but sat in with the beginners. I felt fine with that. Then I progressed to the " juniour band" and very quickly found myself sitting in Senior Band which at first was a bit scary but I coped and haven't looked back. You are never too...
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    Gwent Youth Band Festival 2009

    All I know is that a friend of mine who plays for Chepstow told me that they were 5th. My Band is Newport.
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    Gwent Youth Band Festival 2009

    they must have worked it out from the highest placed Gwent Band result.
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    Gwent Youth Band Festival 2009

    5th Chepstow plus highest placed Gwent Band.
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    Extra Sponsorship for South East Wales Brass Band Association Contest

    Thankyou Deano for your comprehensive list of competing bands and the results. :-D :-D Having the reults and points awarded makes life so much easier then having to chase bands for their results to find out where everybody came. :D
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    Extra Sponsorship for South East Wales Brass Band Association Contest

    I am told by my daughter who plays for Ton that they were 3rd. Championship section 1st BTM 2nd Burryport 3rd Tongwynlais
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    Extra Sponsorship for South East Wales Brass Band Association Contest

    results for this contest so far. Junior Festival Cmwtawe Training Tongwynlais Youth. Joint 1st. The Adjucicator felt that they both deserved first prize. Fourth Section. 1st Corus ( Port Talbot) 2nd Cwmtawe District Youth 3rd Ystradgynlais. Best Instrumentalist Flugel...
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    Band Photography - introductory promotional offer!!

    thanks John. I have already emailed our Secretary suggesting that next time we need a Band photo we don't wait until the Swansea Contest but contact you. !!! Unfortunately we have just had a Band photo taken in Ammanford. Having said that , it is already out of date because of personell...
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    Band Photography - introductory promotional offer!!

    Wow, well done John. What superb photos. Hope you can soon make photography your full time occupation.
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    Gil Tobbit

    Newport Borough Brass Band are sad to have to announce the death of Gil Tobbit , a good player and friend. Gil played Baritone for us and played in Pontin's only a few weeks ago. He played for RAF St. Athan for a good many years before he came to Newport. He was a lovely man and will be...
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    West Wales Contest-Ammanford 4th October

    yes it is in the school. Why the heck they can't publish details in advance somewhere is beyond me, they might even get an audience other than playing band members.
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