The Cricklade Band News – May 2011

CRICKLADE Band News May 2011.

And it’s news of a past event together with some dates
and details for your 2011 diaries this time.
The past event was a festival of music organised by
Phoenix Brass Band, based in Froxfield. The difference was that it featured the
music of those just finding their way as musicians. The afternoon in early May
consisted of bands’ training organisations showcasing their talents. Cricklade’s
Band Academy flew the flag in fine style, impressing the audience with not only
their musicianship but also their sense of entertaining
If you or anyone you know would like to take up the
offer of playing a brass instrument at just £1 a week then have a look at the
website or call in to The Club at Cricklade on any Monday or Thursday evening
and have a chat.
On to the diary dates of events promoted by the band for
the year:
Saturday 25 June – the band’s Crew have
a Mega Car Boot Sale. It’s at Cricklade Leisure Centre with sellers setting up
from 8am and buyers buying from 9am, all finishing at 3pm. If you’re a seller
with a car it will cost you just a fiver, vans a bit more at £7. There’s also
refreshments and parking on site so just turn up and enjoy the
Saturday 22 October – remember the Big
Night Out we promised? It’s actually going to be a Big Night Out at Casino
Royale – there are lots more details to follow of course but in an 007-themed
night out we will have a casino, we’ll have some suitable food and drink, we’ll
leave it to you what you wear to impress (diamonds are forever!). Oh, and we’ll
have one of the biggest dance bands in the country – that’ll be our band then.
Be shaken AND stirred!
Saturday 19 November – the band’s Crew
will be holding the usual Autumn Table Top Sale.
It’s going to be at The Club at Cricklade from 11am to
If you’re a Table Top seller, please give Val or Rob a
call on 01793 750516 to book your table at just £5. Setting up is from
If you’re a Table Top browser, who knows what you might
find? Although the band itself will have our now famous cake array, tea, coffee,
bottle stall and, of course, a raffle.
For more about the band, where we are and what we’re
doing, please check out the website at:

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