Stannington sweep the board

Lakeside Entertainments Contest

Stannington band took home 1st prize and the George Slattery Memorial Cup as well as the prize and trophy for the most entertaining band. The entertainment adjudicators commented: “Looked Good…..All Round Entertainment…..The Best & Most Entertaining Band”.

These prizes were received on stage by the band’s youngest member – Cornet player Becky Ball who has recently progressed from Stannington’s training band and promises to be a ‘star of the future’ for the band.

Karen Bolt, principal horn player (and member of the band since she was 11) also won her 3rd soloist prize by scooping the prize for best soloist on the day with her performance of Peter Graham’s ‘A time for Peace’ on which David Read commented : “Pleasing sound from the soloist…..I enjoyed it very much” Continue reading “Stannington sweep the board”

The 3rd Annual Lakeside Open Invitation Contest

Carlton Brass in association with Lakeside presents:

3rd Annual Open Invitation Contest

Sunday 16th September 2007

Adjudicator: David Read

Compare: Lyndon Cooper of Newstead Welfare Band

Draw 11am Start 12 Noon

Full outdoor BBQ Breakfast and Dinner plus cheap outdoor bar at Lakeside

Enjoy good music in the fantastic settings of Lakeside, located on Mansfield Road, Arnold, Nottingham NG58PH Continue reading “The 3rd Annual Lakeside Open Invitation Contest”

Lakeside Entertainments Contest 2006 – Important Information

Because of severe parking problems at Lakeside the Entertainments Contest on Sept 10th has been relocated to The Mapperley Plains Social Club on Plains Road Mapperley Nottingham NG35RH. All timings remain the same and full refreshment facilities and bar is available. Individual band secretaries will be contacted directly. For More details please contact Michelle Donze on 0115 9525444 Carlton Brass (Nottingham) & Lakeside apologies for … Continue reading Lakeside Entertainments Contest 2006 – Important Information

Lakeside Details

Lakeside Entertainments Contest 10th September 2006

All is now set for a fine day of brass music at Lakeside in Nottingham. It is regretted that the planed Championship/first section and the top prize of £1000 has had to be postponed till next year, this is due to the fact of other contests on the same weekend and bands still on holiday.

David Read is the adjudicator and the larger than life Lyndon Cooper is the compare. Continue reading “Lakeside Details”

Lakeside Invitation Contest 2006

Carlton Brass, in association with Lakeside, announce that after the success of last years Lakeside invitation entertainment contest this years contest will take place on Sunday September 10th.

This years contest will see several changes. The first being that there will now be a championship/1st section. The second being that the prize money has been made more substantial! There will be 5 bands in the top section and 5 bands in the lower sections, with prizes given accordingly. There will be no pre draw and ALL bands will be in the main draw and play side by side. The bands this year will not be playing in the centre of the lake, but at the side of the lake.

John Berryman has kindly agreed to adjudicate this year. The invitations have gone out to the bands and details of performing bands will be released soon. Continue reading “Lakeside Invitation Contest 2006”

All Hands to the Pump

Lakeside Brass Extravaganza

On the 11th of September Carlton Brass Nottingham in conjunction with Lakeside Tower (The Old Bestwood Pumping Station) is holding an Open Invitation Entertainments Contest. Each band will play 20 – 25 minutes of music from the central island in the magnificent surroundings of Lakeside .

The adjudicator for the day is Mr David Read and the MC is the larger than Life Lynden Cooper from Newstead Welfare.

Seven Bands have accepted invitations to play they include one from the North West, one from Yorkshire and five from the Midlands . Continue reading “All Hands to the Pump”