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10th October, 2008 - October Newsletter

Quiz Night

Don't forget to buy your tickets for the Martlesham Brass quiz night. This is to be held on Saturday 18th October, 7pm at Beacon Hill School, Black Tiles Lane Martlesham. A maximum of 6 people per team and ticket prices are £2.50 per person (includes nibbles) please bring your own drink.

49 Club Winners for the past two sessions

31/5/2008 Sarah & Adam
7/6/2008 Roger Upson-Smith
14/6/2008 Mike Brierley
21/6/2008 The Eyley's
28/6/2008 The Chalklen's
5/7/2008 Pam Popay
12/7/2008 Mike Benyon
19/7/2008 Colin Aldous
26/7/2008 Kate Willis
2/8/2008 Kate Willis

9/8/2008 Sarah Benyon
16/8/2008 Sue Lovie
23/8/2008 The Eyley's
30/8/2008 The Hodge's
6/9/2008 Sue Lovie
13/9/2008 Madeline Wright
20/9/2008 Mike Brierley
27/9/2008 The Aldous's
4/10/2008 The Porter's

If you still owe 49 club money please pay ASAP, the next ten weeks is about to begin!!

Soprano Cornets

The band currently has many soprano cornets unused. If you would like to take one home to try, please speak to your bandleader.
Alternatively, if you do wish to try a different instrument, again, please do not hesitate to speak to your bandleader.

Band Vacancies

Currently we have band vacancies for the following instruments:

Main Band
- Euphonium
- Trombone

- Cornet
- Horn
- Euphonium/Baritone
- Trombone
- Bass

If you like to apply for a position, please speak to your bandleader. Please can you do so by the 16th of October.

Christmas Carolling Charity Nominations

We donate a proportion of the money collected from carolling to charity. Please speak to your bandleader if you have any nominations.


We rely on donations of biscuits to accompany refreshments. If you find any spare, please bring them along!

Remembrance Parade Practice

30 minutes has been set-aside at the beginning of main band practice on the 7th of November to run through the Remembrance Parade march and pieces (for the 9th). Please try your best to attend this practice.

Tea and Tunes

The Preliminary Band and Beginners are playing in our yearly Tea and Tunes concert on the 8th of November, 10 o'clock, here at St. Michael's Church.

Christmas Concert

Our Christmas Concert is being held on a Sunday this year, the 21st of December, 7 o'clock at Kesgrave Community Centre.

Wednesday Practice

Please note that there is no Wednesday practice during December.

Kesgrave High School

If you're a member of Kesgrave High School, please note that they currently have vacancies for brass tuition.