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10th July, 2015 - July Newsletter

CD Cover Competition

We are offering for our members to design the cover for our CD that we are recording on 11the 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 http://www.martleshambrass.co.uk/logo.png.

Diary Dates

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

Alternative Talents evening

Saturday 14th Nov - 7pm - St Michaels.
Yes its time to dust off those 'alternative talents' you would love to show off! This evening is a fun packed delight of acts and not a brass instrument in sight! Please start thinking about your acts, you have all summer!
Entry forms and tickets will be available in September and the ticket price will include a cheese supper (bring own wine!) Ticket prices are £4 adults, £2.50 primary school children, under 5s free.

Summer Fayre

Thank you!
Many thanks to everyone who attended, organised and helped out at our summer fayre, the weather could have been kinder but we still managed to raise a fantastic £641!

Uniform

All the bands have voted and most members are happy with the new proposal (which is absolutely optional).
Female members of the band of high school age and above, could (if they wish), wear a smart white open neck blouse for concerts, rather than a shirt and tie/bowtie.

19th Birthday BBQ

Saturday 12th September from 3pm
We hope you have had your invite to the BBQ (if not please see your bandleader) so we can plan over the summer break please make sure you have responded by 31st July. It will be lovely to see some new faces (and the old ones of course!)

49 Club

The winners for June were:
Liz Benyon
Sarah and Adam
Colin Hodge
Caroline King
We have numbers 31 and 35 spare at the moment, please join in the fun for only 50p a week! You get a 1/49 chance of winning £10 every week so the odds aren't bad! Plus every 10 weeks there is a big prize of £30+. Please email Jayne Howlett to take part