Come and Find Us!
The band are currently preparing for the National Brass Band Area Contest in Stevenage in March - Covid permitting of course! We are actively recruiting new players - please visit our "Vacancies" page for further information.
We are available for bookings for this year and would love to hear from you if you need us for a fete, summer show, wedding etc. Please use the "Contact Us" form on our Home page to contact us.
A Remembrance Day to Remember!
Unlike last year we had to make a Remembrance lockdown video - this year we had the honour of being able to take part in our usual Remembrance Parade in Framlingham, followed by a service in St Michaels Church.
It was an emotional day for everyone! The sight of the parade led by the band and the sounds of the band and the singing in the church afterwards was very overwhelming.
It was a pleasure to take part, as always.
We stopped by Seckford Almshouses in Woodbridge on our way home and did a half an hour service there for their residents which was gratefully received.
Posted November 2021
Locked Down But Not Locked Out!
For anyone who has played in a brass band before you will know how much of a family you become and the current crisis has been hard on all of us, obviously we've been unable to rehearse and our gigs have been cancelled but we also miss each other very much!
But!! We've been keeping in touch and have been having weekly Zoom meetings on our usual rehearsal night. We've had quizzes, bingo, Countdown and scavenger hunts! Next week we're going to try "Through the Keyhole"!!
We've also dabbled with virtual rehearsing and have recorded and released our lockdown version of the popular march Barnard Castle. With a little help from our ex principle euphonium player, Jake Thorpe, who has edited the recordings (to make sure we're all in time!) and produced the video that goes with it. We've had great feedback, over 2,000 views on Facebook and we're now planning the next one!!
Posted by Sarah Skilton - May 2020
And We're Back
Our last indoor band rehearsal was March 2020! We managed a few outdoors on the veranda at Woodbridge Rugby Club in the Autumn last year before going back onto lockdown - followed by a few more outdoor rehearsal early summer before finally being back indoors in our new rehearsal venue at the Rugby Club!
We're still socially distancing where we need to, wearing masks when walking about and keeping doors open for ventilation - as per our Risk Assessment - but it is amazing to be back!!
We're currently practising for our Christmas Concert and are looking forward to playing our next FREE concert for the Community in December (full details above!).
Posted October 2021