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Entertainment Contest Cancelled

Entertainment Contest Cancelled

It is with regret that scaba announces the cancellation of their Entertainment Contest, scheduled to take place on 20th May, due to lack of support. The contest had a confirmed entry of just 9 bands and financial projections indicated that going ahead would incur a loss of approximately £1000. The association’s Executive Committee has reluctantly…

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SCYB Easter Course 2018

SCYB Easter Course 2018

The Southern Counties Youth band held their 4th annual residential course in the stunning setting of the Anniversary Halls at St Catherine’s School in Bramley from 3rd to 6th April, with guest MD Ian Porthouse back by popular demand. Ian led the band through a full programme of challenging music during the week including a…

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Ian Carter

President Ian has been on the scaba Committee for 18 years and served as Contest Manager and Secretary in that time.  He was appointed President of the Association in April 2018 in honour of his commitment and dedication to scaba and brass banding in the South East.

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Stevenage Success for scaba bands

Stevenage Success for scaba bands

Every March, hundreds of bands take part in Regional Championships around the country to determine their gradings for the next year and to win qualification for the Finals of the National Championships of Great Britain.  scaba Member Bands enjoyed a successful weekend at the London & Southern Counties contests in Stevenage this weekend. In the…

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