Boobs & Brass will be making its first appearance south of the Watford Gap on Saturday 13th September at St. John’s Church, West Byfleet, in Surrey.
The all-female band, Boobs & Brass, was formed by Margaret Betts and Jane Nichols in Northampton in 2006. Their dream was to recruit enough brass-playing girls to form a band to perform in a one-off concert, raising funds for Breast Cancer Campaign.
There was so much interest in that band that one concert led to another, and another, and Boobs & Brass has now gained huge recognition for its charity work. Boobs & Brass has raised nearly £142,000 so far and show no signs of slowing down, with a new line-up formed using players from brass bands in the South of England.
This new branch of the Boobs & Brass movement has been organised by Gill English, tenor horn player from Horsham Borough Band who has been part of the original Boobs & Brass band for 5 years. Over 80 women responded to Gill’s appeal for players at the scaba Autumn contest, and the band is now rehearsing for its first concert which promises to be a lively, engaging performance!
The concert, a mixture of entertaining classics and lighter pieces, will be introduced by Carolyn Oldershaw and conducted by Dennis Wilby.
Don’t miss out!
Ticket numbers are limited so please contact Gill via email at: email@example.com
Or by phone on: 01403 754663
Friary Guildford band are the current scaba Enertainment Champions and British Open Senior Trophy Champions, and they will be representing the LSC region at the finals of the National Championships of GB at the Royal Albert Hall for the second year running this October.
If you want to hear why, go along to their Summer Concert in Woking this Saturday evening.
The band will present a varied programme with something for everyone including brass band classics, superb soloists, and some ‘Last Night of the Proms’ favourites. Several band members also bake exceedingly good cakes, which can be sampled in the interval!