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30th November, 2015 - November Newsletter

Coffee and Carols - Saturday 5th December

Please join the intermediate band from 10am at St Michaels Church for this event.
There will be a Hamper raffle, Mince pies and Sarah's famous hot chocolate!

The band's 20th Birthday CD will be available at Coffee and Carols - £5 each!!

Christmas information

Playing Christmas Carols is a very worthwhile way to spend an hour or two over the Christmas period as it raises valuable funds for local charities. We shall also need parents or adult supporters to be collectors when we play at supermarkets etc.
If you are caroling please wear something warm, dark trousers and dark shoes.
This year's charities that the band are raising money for are: East Suffolk Association for the Blind (ESAB); The Sunrise Appeal (Ipswich Hospital fund for sick children and babies); Kim You'll never walk alone - Kesgrave High School Pupil.

If events are cancelled due to bad weather or any other reason, information will be on the website www.martleshambrass.co.uk

Quiz night

A date for your new 2016 diary!
We are planning a quiz night for Saturday 13th February 2016, 7pm start at St Michaels Church.
£10 per team with a maximum of 6 people per team.
Tickets will be on sale after Christmas.

Your Suggestions please!

We are looking for suggestions for the title of a piece of music which the band are hoping to be commissioned for the 20th birthday celebrations.

Recent 49 Club Winners

Mike Brierley
Becky Chalklen
Chalken Family
Hindmarsh Family
Ady Cassidy
Russ Family
Chalklen Family(again!)

We have a couple of numbers spare at the moment, please let Jayne Howlett know if you would like to take part (only 50p a week)

Volunteer Compere (s)

We are looking for a Volunteer(s) to compere at our Christmas concert as Izzy is away this year.
Please talk to your bandleader if you can help.

Dates

Last practice date in 2015 - 18th December 2015
First practice date in 2016 - 8th January 2016