Author: robert_stansfield

  • Long Service Awards

    NEMBBA was delighted to award the following long service awards at our contest last weekend. Stan Lippeatt (60 years) Audley BrassGordon Bell (40 years) Blidworth Welfare BandSarah Emblen (50 years)Sandra Kowalenko (50 years) Darley Dale & Derwent BrassRichard J Adams (50 years) Hatfield & Askern Colliery BandMargaret Curran (60 years)Mr. H McLaughlin (60 years)Dr. Robert…

  • Contest Results

    A big thank you to everybody who worked so hard to make this weekend’s contest a success: The full results of the contest are: Training Band Section 1) Ratby Crescendo Band (Becky Cook)2) Long Eaton Silver Prize Band (Sharon Stansfield) Best instrumentalist: Daniel Rigley (kit) Long Eaton Silver Prize Band Unregistered Band Section 1) Shirland…

  • Final Information

    I have now issued the final information to bands competing in our contest on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th February. Copies of all the documents send to the bands (apart from the draw) are on the Documents page.

  • Percussion Provided & Long Service Awards

    A list of the percussion we will be providing for each of the graded sections at our contest has been emailed to all the band secretaries. A copy may be found on our documents page. Please let Robert Stansfield know if you think we have overlooked anything.               For the unregistered and training band sections,…

  • Entries to the Second Section Now Closed

    Please note that entries to the second section are now closed (each section is restricted to ten bands to ensure that we keep within the fire regulations concerning the number of people in the building at any one time).

  • Entries Now Closed On The Sunday Of Our Contest

    Entries are now closed for the third, first and championship sections on the Sunday (18th) of our February contest. My apologies to any bands who were planning to enter this contest, and whom we can no longer accommodate. We still have room for a couple more bands in the training, unregistered, fourth and second sections…

  • Adjudicators For Our February Contest

    I am delighted to announce that John Roberts will be adjudicating the unregistered, training band, fourth and second sections at our area test piece contest on Saturday 17th February and that Alan Morrison will adjudicating the third, first and championship sections on the Sunday. Entries to the first section are now closed, but there is…

  • Long Service Awards

    NEMBBA was delighted to award the following long service awards at our contest today: 60 years Rob Stew (Darley Dale Band) 50 years Dale Coleman (Moulton 77)Linda Oxley (Amington Band)Paul Robins (Long Eaton Silver Prize Band) Congratulations and thank you to all the above players for their long service to our brass band movement.

  • NEMBBA Autumn Contest Results

    First Section 1. Horbury Victoria Band (Duncan Beckley) 2. Old Silkstone Band (David Maplestone)3. Silk Brass (Tony Wyatt)4. Chapeltown Silver Prize Band (Colum J O’Shea)5. City of Coventry (Lee Woodward) Best instrumentalist Charlie Welch (soprano, Horbury Victoria Band) Second Section 1. Dobcross Silver Band (Jason M Smith)2. Audley Brass (Tom Hancock)3. Dronfield Genquip Band (Adrian…

  • February Contest First Section Now Closed To New Entries

    In the ten days since we first advertised NEMBBA’s February area test piece contest at Post Mill Centre, we have already received entries from ten first section bands. Due to fire regulations, this is maximum number of bands we can accept for any one section: my apologies to any bands who will now miss out.…