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Llwydcoed Band, Champion Band of the Welsh League, present A Christmas Spectacular featuring Siobhan Bates, tenor horn soloist (Black Dyke Band), Aberdare Town Church in Wales Primary School Choir and Llwydcoed Junior Band peform on Thursday, December 21, at 7pm at Aberdare Community School. Tickets from the school and Kevin Johnson on 07584 078902. Seasonal refreshments will be available.
The 2018 West Wales Solo and Ensemble Day takes place on Saturday, January 27, at the Memorial Hall, Burry Port. Closing date for competitors is January 20.
The Welsh Open Brass Band Entertainment Contest will take place at The Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl, on Saturday, February 17. Doors Open 11.30am. Start noon. Tickets £7 (unreserved) and £9 Balcony (Reserved). Tickets are now available online from the Grand Pavilion Box Office. The Welsh Open is limited to 16 bands. To date there are 11 bands competing, seven Welsh and four English bands. The defending 2017 Welsh Open Champion band is Tongwynlais Temperance.