Friends of Norfolk Wherry Brass

Support Norfolk Wherry Brass by becoming a friend of the band.

As a Friend of the band, you will receive a discount on your ticket price of £1.00 for certain concerts, organised by the band, on production of your membership card.

You will also receive a periodic newsletter (normally quarterly), to keep you informed of the band’s progress, achievements and concerts. Membership costs £2.00 per person per year.

If you would like any further information or have any suggestions, please contact the Friends Co-ordinator, Mick De’Ath by calling 01692 580 764 or by filling out the form on the contact page.

Friends Newsletters

Below is an archive of past newsletters sent out to Friends of the Band.

  • February 2010
    February 2010 newsletter featuring news of the Loundon and Southern Counties area contest.
  • December 2010
    December 2010 newsletter featuring news of our “Last Night of the Proms” style concert in September and our performance at the CAMRA Norwich Beer Festival.
  • April 2011
    April 2011 newsletter featuring news of our 2010 Christmas concert plus a preview for 2011.
  • July 2011
    July 2011 newsletter featuring news of our success at the EABBA contest in May and our “Popular Classics and Classical Pops” concert.
  • September 2011
    September 2011 newsletter featuring news of our principal cornet Ashley leaving plus a look back at summer 2011.
  • December 2011
    December 2011 newsletter featuring a look back at the Norwich Beer Festival & Remembrance Day activities and a look ahead to the Christmas programme.
  • April 2012
    A packed edition with news of Christmas 2011 fundraising, the band’s success at Stevenage and efforts to get to the national finals in September.
  • June 2012
    Midsummer edition looking back at the EABBA contest in May 2012 and forward at the coming six months.
  • September 2012
    Special edition of the newsletter detailing the story of the band’s trip to the national finals and looking ahead to the rest of 2012.
  • December 2012
    Reflecting on the warm afterglow of winning the national finals and detailing all of the band’s activities throughout November and December.
  • March 2013
    Issued fresh after the 2013 area contest and AGM, this issue looks at those events and the wedding of the year!
  • June 2013
    Covering arguably the busiest summer season the band has ever had, with concerts every weekend in July and one weekend with two!
  • September 2013
    With a new look, September’s newsletter reviews that hectic summer, the highlight being the festival at Harwich.