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Back to the bandroom

With a delayed to start to the term, due to the sad passing of the late Queen Elizabeth II, we are now looking ahead to the autumn term.  Rehearsals began on 16th September with some new music to look at, which we will work on until we start...

That's a wrap!!

We're now on our summer break, after our first full academic year since 2018 - 2019. It's been great to be back rehearsing and performing at concerts and fetes - some pictures from our events this summer can be found in the gallery section.Our...

Rehearsals this term

We're currently on our half term break but will be rehearsing on the following dates in preparation for our Spring Concert.February 25thMarch 11th, 18th & 25th.Watch this space for more information about the concert.

Donation to Colchester Food Bank

The band enjoyed being able to undertake some carol playing sessions before Christmas.  The committee decided that a percentage of their carol playing income should be donated to charity, so £300 will be donated to the Colchester Food...

And we're back....

We returned to rehearsals on Friday 11th June and it was lovely for us to be together again making music.  We are planning to rehearse until the 16th July when we will stop for the summer holidays.  We hope that when we return in...

Returning to rehearsals

We are looking forward to getting back in the rehearsal room on 11th June and will hopefully have six rehearsals before we stop for the summer break. For some of the band it will be the first time they have been at a rehearsal since March...

And we’re back!!

And we’re back!! Our first rehearsal since 13th March took place on Friday 2nd October........in a Covid secure venue. The band was socially distanced, temperature checks were taken, there was no socialising, no break, face coverings were...

Lockdown Brass Band

It's been seven weeks now since the country went into lockdown and everyone at 1st Class Brass are missing the rehearsals, socials and just seeing everyone every Friday.  Anne is keeping the band entertained every Friday e-mailing round a...

Quiz night raises money for local food bank

The band held their annual quiz night last Saturday (29th February).  A great time was had by everyone who came to the event and there were rounds on history, music, general knowledge and a special leap year round as well as other rounds. The...