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  1. Soil Lover

    Glossop Old Band

    www.glossopband.org Midlands Area 2nd Section Champions 2017, seek applicants for the following positions; Tenor Trombone - either chair available Front Row Cornet - position negotiable See Web site / Facebook for further Band information Rehearsals are Tuesday plus additional when...
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    Cornets - Denton Sunday 8th September

    Denton Brass, could really do with the help of a couple more cornets for our local carnival this Sunday 8th September. Its not a long parade - honest!!!, meet at 12.00 noon for a 12.30 pm set off - (Post code for meet M34 7AJ) If you are able to help please either pm on here or give me a...
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    Denton Brass

    DentonBrass (4th section Manchester Tameside border) are looking for Cornet Players (position dependant on experience) & Solo Horn Exciting things happening for the band in the near future. Rehearsals Monday and Thursday 7:30 till 9:30. Only minutes from junction 24 of the M60, easy public...
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    Sop & Cornets - Saturday 26th Nov in Crewe 7.30pm start

    Hi All We have our first Christmas Concert this Saturday at St Andrews with St Johns Church on Bedford Street in Crewe. CW2 6LE (Near to the football ground) Due to unexpected circumstances we would appreciate the help of a Sop and a couple of cornets (front and back). If you are able to help...
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    Pankhurst Premier at Whaley Charity Concert

    At a charity concert for Blythe House Hospice, Whaley Bridge Band premiered a new work by Lucy Pankhurst. The Band commissioned Lucy to write a march to be dedicated to the bands sponsors Bill and Lynne Wilson of Cedar Finance. Although Bill loves listening and supporting bands he likes nothing...
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    Cornets - Saturday 25th - Whaley Bridge

    Hi All, Desperate plea for help from any cornet players. It is our own carnival this Saturday 25th June, due to health reasons / work shift patterns / holidays etc I have found myself down to just 3 of my cornet section. I have through the usual phone calls etc lifted this now to 6 players...
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    Kinder Scout - George Hespe

    Hi All Your help would be appreciated - in sourcing a set of the march Kinder Scout by George Hespe I know Simon Kerwin has done an arrangement but I was hoping to purchase a set of the original as I remember playing this when I first started out in Banding and seem to remember it been a...
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    Whaley Bridge Band - Sponsorship Renewal with Double Delight

    Whaley Bridge Band is delighted to announce that Bill and Lynne Wilson of Cedar Finance have agreed to a further 12months sponsorship for the band. To make the news even sweeter the amount of the sponsorship is to be doubled. Speaking for the Band, Musical Director Marcus Jones said “in the...
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    Buxton 1st May 2011

    So now the closing date has passed who's going? My own trawl has come up with (but probably wrong on many counts!) the following 4th Section Whaley Bridge Parr Ireland Colliery Plessey Colliery Goldbourne Fairfield (Buxton) Besses Boys 3rd Section Uppermill Hawk Green Hazel Grove 2nd...
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    NWABBA - Youth Music Festival

    Hi All, Just wanted make sure all NWABBA Band members were aware of this event, which takes place on Sunday 27th March at Woodley Civic Hall. Details of the sections and rules can be found here; http://www.northwestbrassbands.org.uk/index.asp?ID=55 Upto now I have been made aware that...
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    The Diplomat – George Allan

    Dear Tmp Land – Can anybody help me? I am trying to get hold of a copy (purchase / borrow – I know the rules etc.) of the George Allan march The Diplomat. I know it got re-printed by Kirklees as part of a book set of George Allan marches, but for where I am currently with my band I cannot...
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    Sponsorship for Whaley Bridge Band

    Whaley Bridge Band is delighted to announce that they are to have projects for both their Senior and Learner bands funded by a new sponsorship deal from Bill and Lynne Wilson and their company Cedar Finance limited. Mr Wilson, a long established local business man has sponsored numerous ‘Arts...
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    Whaley Bridge Band - Bridging Past & Future

    High Peak band Whaley Bridge somewhat fell off the banding map following its highs of the 90’s (where it qualified for the 3rd Section National Finals 3 times), however it is hoping to “bridge the past with the future”. Following the appointment of its current MD Marcus Jones in September last...
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    Faith Restored in the “True Banding Ethos”

    I wish to pass on a sincere big thank you to those in the banding world that have restored my faith in it. Last year my wife and I were blessed with the birth of our daughter. However Charlotte was born with a condition called “Scaphocephaly” for which she required corrective but quite major...
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    URGENT - BBb Bass - NW Area

    BBb Bass, Stockport Brass (Formally BT Band) – Championship Section – NW Area Blackpool – 9th March 2008, plus rehearsals prior. Unfortunately I need to try and find a dep for myself for the area contest at Blackpool, those of you that know me will be aware that Lois (my wife) and I are proud...
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    Whats Happening at Fairey's?

    On Saturday evening ( 22nd Sept) I set of as a proud parent to listen to my daughter play in a joint concert with Poynton Youth Band and Faireys, as she has just passed audition to be promoted in to the main band, at the New Mills Arts Theatre. I did wonder at the time how the concert would...
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    Sold/Expired Jackets - For Sale

    FOR SALE Full set of Bolero style stage jackets. Dark Blue, with pale blue and gold trim. Also available: Full set of double-breasted navy walking out jackets. Both previously of Beresford’s Band. All sensible offers considered. Contact either by: pm, email...
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