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Articles relating to prizes and awards received at Contests or other performances.

2016 – Contest March Wins Again !

Contest March Wins Again !

The band were able to find time to enter the scaba Spring contest at Crawley again this year and were awarded the prize for best March in their section for the performance of “The British Bandsman”. A special congratulations go to Ian on an outstanding success rate in the March competition having won for the…

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2014 – Band on Winning Form Again

Band on Winning Form Again

SCABA Spring Contest The band are delighted to report another successful outing at this years Spring Contest. Playing “Portrait of a City” by Philip Sparke, together with the march “Centaur” and hymn “Nottingham”, we managed two first places as well as scooping both the conductor and Soloist prizes. Congratulations to David Newsom, the bands principal euphonium…

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2013 – Clean Sweep at  Spring Contest

Clean Sweep at Spring Contest

The band were delighted with their best ever trophy haul at the SCABA Spring contest. Cranbrook Town Band took part in the Southern Counties Amateur Band Association’s Annual Spring Contest on 28th April and enjoyed outstanding success. Competing in the Second Section of the Association (www.scaba.co.uk) which has members from all over the South East,…

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2008 – Autumn Contest

2008 – Autumn Contest

Horns Retain their Title On Saturday the 18th October the band once again took part in the SCABA Autumn Contest held at the Leas Cliff Hall in Folkestone. Playing in the second section we were up against another 6 bands from the south of England. Our chosen contest piece this time around was Philip Sparke’s…

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2007 – Tenors Triumphant

2007 – Tenors Triumphant

SCABA Autumn Contest Report Saturday the 13th of October saw the band play in the SCABA Autumn Contest at the Leas Cliff Hall in Folkestone. After last year’s cancelled event and no entry in the Spring,  the band were keen to get back in to contesting and had spent numerous rehearsals on Goff Richards “Aeronauts”,…

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2006 – SCABA Spring Contest

2006 – SCABA Spring Contest

Second Place at Hove Front RowJerry Pond, Geoff Collins, Alan Mallion, Alastair Fyfe. Middle RowIan Lanceley, Colin Batt, Fred Smithers, Alan Smithers, Dave Pettifer, Hazel Walsh, Lyndsay Gray, Liz Hatcher, Viv Lovewell, Yvette Hutchin, Jackie Croucher. Back RowChris Cannings, Bob Turner, Andy Hill, David Newsom, Mark Hayman, Colin Reid, Graeme McAusland, Emma Petifer, Rose Gower,…

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2004 – Top Trombones

2004 – Top Trombones

Awarded Best Trombone Section Congratulations to Colin (Left), Hazel and John who scooped the prize for best Trombone Section at the SCABA Spring contest for the third time in recent years. In a hard fought contest, the band played Three Saints by Goff Richards. Adjudicator David Read awarded the Trombones the “Bob Ayling” Memorial cup….

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