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Funeralcare preview — but its free and full of life too!

Co-operative Funeralcare Band North West is hosting its popular Area test piece night — so nothing to worry about and its free — so get along!

cOP NORTH WEST
  Co-operative Funeralcare Band North West Band will host the Area Preview Night.

Co-operative Funeralcare Band North West has arranged its fourth annual 'Area Preview Evening' in the Studentzone at Manchester Metropolitan University's Cheshire Campus.

The free event will take place on Saturday 18th February from 7.30 — 9.15pm and will feature five bands performing the forthcoming Area test-pieces. With proactive support of Manchester Metropolitan University the vent has become a great success

Free night out

Jef Sparkes, Musical Director for the Co-operative Funeralcare Band North West told 4BR: "This year's contest pieces are very enjoyable listening. Two Crewe bands will be performing, so we hope local band lovers will take advantage of a free night out.

Admission and parking are also free, and there is no need to book. The bar will be open from 7.00pm and the music starts at 7.30pm prompt."

Participating bands:

Championship Section: Co-op Funeralcare Band North West (Pageantry)
First Section: Bollington Brass (Land of the Long White Cloud)
Second Section: Crewe Brass (Rhapsody in Brass)
Third Section: Audley Brass (Darkwood)
Fourth Section: Rode Hall Silver (St Andrew's Variations)

Venue

The venue is the Studentzone, Manchester Metropolitan University's Cheshire Campus, Crewe Green Road, Crewe CW1 5DU.



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