70/365 Contest Day

https://flic.kr/p/SQdnpC It’s that time of year, once more, where dozens of brass bands descend on Bedworth to participate in the annual Midlands Regional Brass Band Championships. My band, Carlton Brass, were competing in the First Section; hoping to improve on a disappointing 14th place last year. We were playing Land of the Long White Cloud…… Continue reading 70/365 Contest Day

James Cook – Circumnavigator

Every year us Brass-banders head off to various locations in the UK to compete in “The Areas” – a regular, graded competition much loved/hated by the brass band community. This year we’re off to Bedworth for the first time after the Midlands Area was moved from Burton-upon-Trent. It’s a bit of a trek for those…… Continue reading James Cook – Circumnavigator