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Day 2 – morning

After breakfast, the band rehearsed at the hotel, much to the amusement of fellow guests and hotel staff. Meanwhile the mystery surrounding Mr Flip-Flop deepened. His Bass-playing companion Suzanne H...

Day 2 – late morning

The day continued and everyone went off to the centre of Aachen to enjoy the sights and sample the local restaurants before returning to the hotel to prepare for the concert. Conversations on the...

Day 2 – Concert at Kurpark Terrassen Café

The band was well received by an appreciative audience. Lots of solos, a hymn, march and a rousing encore of Hootenanny when the trombone section left the band space and played amongst the crowd....

What has the Commonwealth ever done for us?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/live/commonwealth-games/28210365 Last night’s opening ceremony, complete with Scottie dogs, the Loch Ness monster, Irn Bru and a multitude of tartan, marked...

Crofton B Band prepare for Belgium Tour

Crofton B Band are preparing for their tour to Belgium with their last fundraising event playing at Trinity Walk in Wakefield on Saturday 26th July 11-3pm. After this they will have their final...

Thomas Mills High School enjoy the sites and culture of Belgium on a choir and orchestra tour!

No concert tour to Belgium is complete without a boat trip along one of the beautiful canals, a taste of some true Belgian chocolate and a moving and commemorative performance at the Menin Gate....

A week in Sorrento – Day 5

All good things must come to an end and today was sadly the last day of our week in Sorrento. However, we made sure it was a good one! We started with a visit to the Fondo Galatea just outside of...

Spain Tour 2014

Saturday 2pm – we’re off to the Costa Brava! JAA

Schools Out

It is the end of term. The summer holidays are here, actually for some it may have already started. Well done everyone on getting this far and now is the time to relax or break out on your summer...

A week in Sorrento – Day 4

Although you might have heard of Pompeii, have you heard of Herculaneum? If not, and you are planning a visit to this part of Italy, I definitely recommend that you include it in your itinerary! I...

Switzerland – More than just chocolate and cheese!

What goes through your head when someone mentions Switzerland to you? Maybe words such as chocolate, cheese, watches, banking, Rodger Federer, neutrality. I’m sure there are lots more clichés that...

A week in Sorrento – Day 3

Today was all about imagining life as a lottery winner whilst visiting the island of Capri. We started the day with a minibus ride to the Marina Piccola (confusingly, this is the larger of...