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  1. Deano

    Were your band consulted about the BBP registry at Cheltenham?

    Will the Sec, Obviously I didn't imagine it, one band obviously remembers it, so my memory wasn't playing tricks, it did actually happen!
  2. Deano

    Were your band consulted about the BBP registry at Cheltenham?

    I haven't voted, i've just made an observation on what I saw that weekend.
  3. Deano

    Were your band consulted about the BBP registry at Cheltenham?

    I would just like to say that bbp registry had a manned table at the entrance to the dressing room area on both days of the Cheltenham finals, so I would imagine that someone from each band would have been approached by a bbp official either on arrival or departure of the dressing room area.
  4. Deano

    Brass Band Registry.

    Nearly correct, Philip Morris is Secretary / Contest Controller of the Welsh Regional and President of the SEWBBA.
  5. Deano

    South Wales Miners Welfare Entertainment Contest 2012

    The closing date for the above contest, to be held at the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl on September 15th, was Saturday 4th August, with an encouraging entry of 12 bands, including 4 bands entering the contest for the first time, the entered bands are:- Abertillery, Ammanford, Blaenavon...
  6. Deano

    Paddy's Welsh Area - 2012

    Heard today that the corridor will be available.
  7. Deano

    Paddy's Welsh Area - 2012

    4th section Draw 10am, start 11am, championship section normally all over by 7pm
  8. Deano

    Paddy's Welsh Area - 2012

    I haven't got a clue, probably outside as usual.
  9. Deano

    Paddy's Welsh Area - 2012

    Sorry I missed Cwmtawe Youth, they are listed as entered in section 4.
  10. Deano

    Paddy's Welsh Area - 2012

    According to the British bandsman, your championship section list is correct, so too is 1st section, but as I said in an earlier post, Parc & Dare may have pulled out. No Crosskeys in official list for 2nd section, 3rd section is missing Mid Rhondda, and 4th section no Menai Bridge, Duffryn...
  11. Deano

    Paddy's Welsh Area - 2012

    The full line up was published in the British bandsman a few weeks ago. But I've since heard that Parc & Dare and Cwmbran have pulled out, not official notification, just hear say.
  12. Deano

    Paddy's Welsh Area - 2011

    According to welshbrass.org, the regional website, Derek Broadbent and Steve Sykes are in the box this year.
  13. Deano

    Welsh Open Entertainment Championship

    Press release from contest controller Rob Gowing. The Welsh Open Entertainment Championship to be held at the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl on February 18th has 11 of the best brass bands in Wales competing, the bands are: Abergavenny Borough, BTM, Burry Port Town, City of Cardiff...
  14. Deano

    South Wales Miners Welfare Entertainment Contest

    Ynyshir Played: Magnificent 7 Wandrin Star (Bass Trombone Solo Stuart Street) The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Shenandoah The Lone Ranger ( Xylophone solo Josh Pegg best Instrumentalist) The Gael
  15. Deano

    Breath of Souls - Paul Lovatt Cooper

    I was told by a friend that spoke to Paul Lovatt Cooper on the weekend that the recording will be up on his website later this week.
  16. Deano

    South Wales Miners Welfare Entertainment Contest

    The inaugural South Miners Welfare Entertainment Contest will take place at The Pavilion, Porthcawl on September 17th, 2011. The contest is for bands in Sections 2,3 & 4 Nationally and from a Coal Mining Community, each playing a 20 minute own choice concert programme. This year the bands...
  17. Deano

    Weston Super Mare Contest 2011

    PM me and I'll send you the contact details of the Secretary.
  18. Deano

    Weston Super Mare Contest 2011

    Pontypool are 3rd section under national grading, how are they playing in 4th Section? Link to Welsh Grading Tables http://welshbrass.org.uk/id3.html
  19. Deano

    South Wales Miners Welfare Entertainment Contest

    The South Wales Miners Welfare Trust Fund has agreed to sponsor a 20 minute entertainment contest for bands in sections 2, 3, & 4, national grading, from a Welsh Coal Mining Community. Evidence in support of eligibility to qualify for this contest may be sought by the Sponsor, whose decision in...
  20. Deano

    Contest Planning

    Ebbw Vale is 7th May, Ammanford (it will be Burry Port this year) is normally the 1st Saturday in October & a date for Blaenavon will be set following a meeting this week.
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