News - 2020
October - Arts Council England Grant
We are delighted to announce that we have been successful with our grant application to Arts Council England for £15,000 towards the purchase of a new set of Timpani and Tubular Bells! A massive thank you to Arts Council England!
September - Sponsorship from DPD
The band would like to say a big thank you to DPD who have very kindly sponsored the band again with £1,000 towards our running costs for the year. We really appreciate their continued and very generous support!
August - Sponsorship from Holiday Inn Express (Victoria)
We would like to say a massive thank you to MRMU Ltd and Holiday Inn Express (Victoria) who have very kindly sponsored the band with the sum of £2,000! This is very much appreciated!
March - West of England Regionals
Roche Brass performed at the Regional Championships in Torquay on Saturday 14th March.
The band entered the 1st Section playing Legacy by Tom Davoren under the direction of David Johnson and gained a fantastic 2nd position out of a strong group of 17 bands, as well as qualification to the National Finals!
We are also delighted to announce that this position has also gained us automatic promotion to the Championship Section for 2021!
A massive thank you to David for preparing the band in putting together a great performance, and congratulations to Brunel Brass on their win.
February - Donation from Norman Family Trust
We would like to say a massive thank you to the Norman Family Trust for their very kind donation of £500 to the band. This is very much appreciated!
January - Grant from Roche Parish Council
We are delighted to have received a very generous grant of £6,776 from Roche Parish Council for the purchase of a new Vibraphone, Bass Drum, and mutes!
This new equipment will make a huge difference to the band and our preparations for the forthcoming regional contest in March.
Thank you Roche Parish Council!