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7th September, 2012 - September Newsletter

It's Our Birthday!!!

Our 16th Birthday concert is on Saturday 22nd September at St Michael's Church Centre, Martlesham Heath starting at 7pm. Tickets are £3.00 (children 11 and under free) from Friday Band Practice or by visiting the website or from 07802 868924 . This concert includes the Bandleaders' awards to players who have improved the most over the year and there may also be a rendition of 'Happy Birthday' included in the programme together with a Birthday cake!

St Peters Church Concert

The Ipswich Hospital Band is running a Concert week at the beginning of October in St Peter's Church by the Waterfront involving many of our local bands from in and around the Ipswich area. We're finishing off the week-long series of concerts by playing on Saturday 6th of October at 7:30pm. We have 50 tickets available to sell at band at a price of £6. As we need to return unsold tickets after the 14th of September, please ensure you get your tickets early to avoid disappointment!

49 Club winners……

The 49 club winners over the summer break were
Brian Hawkins
Michael Benyon
Paul Benyon
Di Russ
The Aldous family
We currently have 5 numbers available, please help support the band and apply for a number from Jayne Howlett for 50p a week the odds are far better than the real lottery!


Do you own your instrument? Do you have it insured? Band are currently renewing their insurance policy and updating their records. It is always worthwhile considering insuring your instrument. Please can you let Mary know the arrangements that you have? Many thanks.

Look out for our new Facebook page..

The Facebook page will be launched in September here is the web address: .

Did you know?

Subs can now be paid directly into the Bands bank account. If you wish to do this please speak to Mary and she will give you the details.