Open rehearsal, new players, growing ranks – Spring 2018

April this year, we held an open rehearsal and threw our doors open to anyone who could play a brass instrument or percussion. This was a very successful evening and we managed to recruit several new players. We have also recently had a new wave of members, of all abilities (including complete beginners) joining the Training Band, our band’s future. …

A Contest Poem

Our multi-talented Solo cornet player Haley wrote a poem after our great performance at  Stevenage! To Stevenage contest we went to play On a dreary, drizzly Saturday For the Areas contest to win not lose Despite the fact Kevin didn’t buy new shoes        — Practising for months to perfect the parts In the concrete building for leisure and arts …