Desford Colliery Band World Tour with photos and videos

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Desford Colliery Band World Tour with photos and videos

Post by NOKYAI » Thu May 11, 2017 4:21 pm

32 Band members are coming to Thailand for there annual world tour! They usually play in Singapore, Hongkong,BKK and Pataya/Phuket, but as they know me they are giving HH a try. I have arranged a free mini concert on Sat 27 th May 4-5 pm and Sunday 28th May 1-3.30 at Market Village.

The theme of the concert is " Music for the King" and will include some of his music alongside traditional Brass band favourates and film themes.

This is there website. Www.desfordcollieryband.co.uk

They can also be found on YouTube.

This is a bit of a taster for them and if it goes well they could well be back next year for a full on concert.
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Post by Pagey » Thu May 11, 2017 7:07 pm

I thought Brassed Off was a wonderful film and brass band music can be very rousing, give the topic a nudge nearer the date and I will try to stop by.

There was also a good documentary on BBC at the end of last year about the last deep coal mine at Kellingley Colliery before it closed that's worth a watch.
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Post by NOKYAI » Fri May 12, 2017 12:30 am

It's a bit of a shame it's so low season and many people return to their homelands. Still I think it will be quite dramatic!
Their previous tours have gone down a storm as there is nothing quite like it in Asia. I can't wait to see how the Thais react to it.
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Post by VincentD » Fri May 12, 2017 11:45 am

Wow! That looks really interesting. Unfortunately not going to drive all the way down to HH from Bangkok just for that. Used to be in the school brass band back in the day - brings back fond memories.. :)
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Post by NOKYAI » Fri May 12, 2017 12:07 pm

Go to the website, they are doing a BKK gig at one of the International Schools
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Post by chaspul » Sat May 13, 2017 7:53 am

You could call me a "Brass Band Fanatic" and will definitely be there. I have copied OP text for my wife to inform her circle of ladies -- with OP permission.
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Post by NOKYAI » Sat May 13, 2017 9:36 am

Yes please tell your friends. I am waiting for posters to be printed by Market Village.
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Post by MDMK » Sat May 13, 2017 10:31 pm

Thanks for the tip, will definitely enjoy going along to see them perform.

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Post by NOKYAI » Thu May 25, 2017 2:31 pm

Well I believe posters are up around town! I don't think they had time to adjust the small typo and put the times in.....
Just to clarify

Saturday 4-5 Market Village mini concert
Sunday 1-3 Market Village full thing including some of the Kings arrangements

Stop by and say hi, they sometimes have CD's if you like their music.
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Post by Big Boy » Thu May 25, 2017 2:40 pm

Here's the poster:
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A strange observation I've made, not only for this event, but many others at Market Village. They quite happily post notices all over town for drivers to read whilst they should be watching the road (me included :oops: ), but I couldn't find one notice in Market Village yesterday. All of those posts inside the car park are ideal to be used as advertising hoardings.
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Post by NOKYAI » Thu May 25, 2017 2:50 pm

Thanks for the pic.....I had just pm'd you about something similar lol.

I will pass on your observations, but TIT!
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Post by handdrummer » Fri May 26, 2017 11:30 am

is the concert inside or outside?

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Post by NOKYAI » Fri May 26, 2017 11:34 am

Inside the main hall, Nr Swensons
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Post by hhinner » Fri May 26, 2017 12:40 pm

And the times still as in OP?

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Post by NOKYAI » Fri May 26, 2017 12:56 pm

Yes
Saturday 4-5
Sunday 1-3
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