Join adjudicator David Thornton as he looks for winners all the way with a host of trophies and cash prizes to be awarded as 14 bands from Gloucestershire and surrounding areas head towards All Saints’ Academy, Blaisdon Way, Cheltenham on Sunday 20th November for the GBBA Own Choice March & Test Piece Contest.
Start the day with a selection from the café - GBBA favourite is the bacon butty - as doors open at 09.30 with the first band taking the stage an hour later.
Beginning with the Training & Unregistered Section comprising City of Bristol Learners, Lydbrook Training, Lydney Training & Thornbury Town Band, midday sees the contest continue between Sections 2, 3 & 4 with Abergavenny Borough, Arrow Valley Brass, Bream Silver, City of Bristol Brass & Pillowell Silver.
With compere Dave Hayward keeping the day running smoothly Section 1 bands, AW Parker Drybrook, Chalford, Forest of Dean Brass, Kidlington Concert Brass & Wantage B will bring the music to a close.
The chance to shop early for Christmas will be provided by Mr Tuba and Trevada Music catering for all your music and instrumental needs.
Entry for the day is £5.