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    Bestwood Black Dianonds Require a new Musical Director

    Bestwood Black Diamonds 4th section based in Bestwood Village Nottingham require a new Musical Director. The band that came 4th at the recent area championships have a full concert and contest diary for the rest of the year. To apply please contact Band Secretary Sharon Milner on...
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    Bestwood Black Diamonds New Musical Director

    Bestwood Black Diamonds are delighted to announce the appointment of there New Musical Director Colin Hartley. Colin brings a wealth of experience to the band and we are looking forward to a long and successful relationship. Colin starts on the 4th of June and his first concert is at Belper...
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    Bestwood Black Diamonds Require a New Musical Director

    Bestwood Black Diamonds 4th section band based in Bestwood Village Nottingham require a new Musical Director. The band has a full diary of concerts and contests throughout the year. Anyone interested in the position can they please contact the Band Secretary Sharon Milner on the following e-mail...
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    solo and ensemble competetions

    Hi Steve, I think there has been one organised for the 18th September at Creswell which is North Nottinghamshire. Its been arranged by Bolsover District Council see link below. http://www.bolsover.gov.uk/bolsover-brass-festival.html#solo
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    Bestwood Black Diamonds 65th Anniversary

    The band are to celebrate their 65th Anniversary this June, and are hoping to organise an event to celebrate this. Although the band has been in existence longer and known then as the ‘Calverton & Bestwood Colliery Silver Prize Band, split from Calverton to then form 2 new bands in 1945. The...
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    Butlins 2011

    Just for the record Kirkby Colliery Welfare arent playing at Butlins and Thoresby Youth Band are still in the 3rd section at the moment.
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    Butlins 2011

    Definately 12 going saw the paperwork when it was sent a month ago back from the organisers. I think Market Rasen are going as well am sure someone can confirm that.
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    Urgent Solo Horn needed for Saturday

    Bestwood Black Diamonds urgently need a solo horn dep for a concert that takes place this Saturday evening the 4th of December at St Paul's Church Carlton in Nottingham. The concert starts at 7.30pm anyone who can help us out please ring Band Manager Richard Greenwood on 07977610385.
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    2nd Horn for Butlins

    Hi, Bestwood Black Diamonds are looking for a 2nd Horn player to play at Butlins and maybe the areas in 2011. Butlins piece is Contrasts by Darrol Barry and the area piece is Prelude, Song and Dance by John Golland. Anyone interested please either send me a P.M. or give me a ring on 07977610385.
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    Armistice Day and marches

    Bestwood marched in Mickleover in Derby been doing it since 2008. We played Slaidburn and Westward Ho always important to remember.
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    Bestwood Black Diamonds

    Looking to Recruit Following Recent developments the band are looking to recruit the following: Flugel Horn Solo Horn 2nd Horn Bb Bass Eb Bass Back Row Cornet The band has a full concert and contest diary including Butlins and the Area throughout the year. Anyone interested please...
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    Bestwood Black Diamonds

    Student coming to Nottingham Ant student coming to either of the Nottingham Universities this Autumn is more than welcome to come to the band transport can be arranged. So anyone interested please ring Richard Greenwood Band Manager on 07977610385 or drop me a P.M.
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    Bestwood Black Diamonds

    Looking up as far as recruiting players is concerned Bestwood are still on the lookout for the following: Kit Percussionist 2nd Horn Player Back Row Cornet Player. Also due to illness Bb bass/ Eb Bass Also any student coming to either of the Nottingham Universities are always...
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    Bestwood Black Diamonds

    Recent Developments but still require the following players The band have just recruited two new trombone players and a front row cornet player but still require the following players: Solo Euphonium 2nd Horn Back Row Cornet player Due to Illness Bb/Eb Bass Due to the current...
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    The Blue Bell Inn, North Wingfield Sunday Concerts

    I spoke to Geoff in my opinion really ought have organised the concerts a little bit earlier in the year. Darley Dale got in touch in March much sooner.
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    Bestwood Black Diamonds

    Bestwood Black Diamonds Band Bestwood Black Diamonds based in Bestwood Village Nottingham are looking to recruit the following players: Solo Euphonium 2nd Trombone 2nd Horn Front Row Cornet Player Kit Percussionist Anyone interested in the above positions either send me a P.M. or ring...
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    Buxton 2010

    Hucknall and Linby are going in the third section.
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    4br retros

    The retro for the 4th section is a complete watse of time no insight into the contest at all.
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    Midlands Regional Championships - 2010

    I have just been reading up on the rules and on all grading issues they are at the discretion of the regional committees. They manage all the regional contests so it is up to them what they do. Not sure how much influence Kapitol has on a regional basis. Perhaps someone might know.
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    Midlands Regional Championships - 2010

    I do remember that my wife was playing for Carlton at the time. As I said in earlier post if the status quo continues we will have 30 bands in the contest by the 2012/2013. I think that we be impossible for the adjudicators to adjudicate. Obviously from Bestwood point of view we would be benefit...
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