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Colin Morrison funeral details

Colin Morrison funeral details

Service order for Colin Rhodes Morrison Service Date: 18th Aug 21 at 12:00 Service Chapel: South Essex Crematorium, Ockendon Rd, Upminster RM14 2UY The family has requested that guests wear something tartan, the blue of Scotland or your band/association tie. Live Webcast Website: Obitus Username: quwa9117 Password: 585610 You can login to the Obitus website…

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Colin Morrison

Colin Morrison

It is with great sadness that we share the news that our dear friend Colin Morrison died peacefully in his sleep on 22nd July. Colin was a life-long brass bander, playing the tuba and always getting involved and lending a hand with his own bands as well as regional and National organisations. Colin was married…

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Help us to help you!

Help us to help you!

Now bands are slowly starting to return to indoor rehearsals, thoughts are turning to performances and contests. scaba traditionally holds a test-piece contest every Autumn. This year, to celebrate the return to bandrooms and communal music-making, we are we are taking the opportunity given by our enforced break to explore different options for an event…

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Celebrate our return to banding with scaba this Autumn!

Celebrate our return to banding with scaba this Autumn!

Now that things are slowly starting to get back to “normal” (whatever that is!), the scaba team are delighted to see brass banders enjoying playing together again and we’re keen to host a free event to celebrate bands and banding in the South East of England this Autumn. There will be no entry fees and…

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John Faulkner, long-serving and much loved member of Epsom & Ewell Silver Band

John Faulkner, long-serving and much loved member of Epsom & Ewell Silver Band

EESB are sad to report the death of John Faulkner, one of their longest serving members. John joined the band in 1967, having heard about them after living in Worcester Park since 1963, and relished playing again after a 5 year break. John found brass bands during his period of wartime evacuation in High Wycombe…

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We’re still here!

We’re still here!

Things have been very quiet in the banding world since the outbreak of Covid-19, but the scaba team is still keeping in touch behind the scenes and we’re here for our bands. We will be holding a meeting over Zoom at 7pm on Sunday 18th October. There is not a formal agenda as the Association…

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Covid-19 and Social Distancing Update

Covid-19 and Social Distancing Update

In recent weeks there have been a number of changes to the guidelines issued by the Government and DCMS (Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport) with respect to permitted activities, and a great deal of confusion about how these affect music-making in general and brass bands in particular. The scaba team all share our…

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