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New contact number for Butlins

If you need to contact the Skegness Resort to sort out your rehearsal facilities then there is a new number you have to ring...

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  There is a new number to contact to sort out things at Butlins for your band

The Butlins Mineworkers Championship has informed bands that have already entered or are hoping to enter their event in January 2018 that due to administrative changes, the telephone number quoted in the band information letter is to be used for day passes only.

New number

All bands are requested to use the resort contact number 01754 762311 when booking rehearsal facilities from Monday, 6th November. Representatives should ask for 'Conference and Events' when ringing.

All bands are requested to use the resort contact number 01754 762311 when booking rehearsal facilities from Monday, 6th November4BR

Places still available

Bands are reminded that there are places available in the Second, Third and Fourth Sections. Any bands still wishing to enter the 2018 event should contact Brian Eggleshaw at:



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Martin Heartfield

GGSM, ARCM, PGCE
Conductor, Adjudicator, Educationalist