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5th June, 2015 - June Newsletter

CD Recording Reminder

To celebrate the 20th birthday of Martlesham Brass in 2016, we are hoping to produce a CD which will feature music played by each of our four bands.
We shall be recording music for this CD on Saturday 11th July at Waldringfield Baptist Church.
Each band will have a specified time for their recording as follows:
10am: Beginners
11am: Preliminary band
12 noon: Intermediate band
2pm: Main band
Please put this date in your diaries now and be there on time to record your music for the CD.
This is your chance to be part of this unique Martlesham Brass recording!

CD Cover Competition

We are offering for our members to design the cover for our CD that we are recording in July. Designs need to be 5" square, and given to a bandleader by the end of July.
If you are designing the cover electronically you can take a copy of our logo from

Owen Farr Recital - Friday 26th June

We are pleased to welcome Owen Farr back to band on 26th June. He will be performing a recital to the whole band from 7:30 until 8:15pm. Rehearsals will therefore be finishing early for Beginners, Prelims and Inters, and starting later for Main Band.

Our 19th Birthday

We will be celebrating our 19th birthday with a BBQ at the Benyon's house (in Martlesham), on Saturday 12th September 2015 from 3pm.
After the Summer Fayre each family will get an invite which will contain more information. Can we please ask you to RSVP as soon as possible so we can make arrangements over the summer break.

Diary Dates

The last band practice before the summer break is Friday 31st July 2015.
We return on Friday 4th September 2015.

Summer Fayre

We hope you have seen the special edition newsletter which contains the exciting things planned for the Fayre. The BBQ will be ready from 12 noon, just in time for a spot of lunch and the massed band performance will kick off the Fayre at 1pm. Please look out for the helpers board and hamper raffle slips at practices. We will also need cakes and books, please bring these along Friday 12th or on the Saturday.

49 Club

The winners for May are:
Sean Marner
Ady Cassidy
Cara Havell
Sarah and Adam
Jayne Howlett
Beale Family

Please talk to Jayne if you would like a number allocated to you. We currently have 31 and 35 available and its only 50p a week!


The Preliminary band rehearsals throughout June will take place in the Church and the Intermediates will play in the Scout hut. These bands will swap practice locations again in July.