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Fakenham Band - identified by the distinctive jackets

Back Row L to R : ?, ?, ?, Reggie Seals?, Gordon Frankland, E. T. Ruffles, ?, Bernard Wright, Brian Howes Front Row L to R :Nancy Woods, Norma Hubbard, Hazel Freestone,Pamela Reeder, Brian Wright, Leslie Moy, Stella Riseborough, Daphne Barrow (Some…

E. T. Ruffles conducting a group of at least three bands with a young audience in the top RH corner (possibly part of a final concert at an EABBA Band Festival)

A group of at least three bands playing at what was possibly part of a final concert at an EABBA Band Festival

E. T. Ruffles leading massed group of bandsmen. Several bands represented at the opening rally of an EABBA festival in Yarmouth. (Film advertised is Mutiny on the Bounty with Charles Laughton & Clark Gable, first released in Europe in 1936)

E. T. Ruffles with members of Reepham Band in Chapelfield Gardens, Norwich

Group photograph outside the Band Hall including E. T. Ruffles, Gordon Frankland

Memories from Heather Normand (née Beaver)

St Andrews Hall, Norwich
Presentation being made to E. T. Ruffles.

(East Anglian Brass Band Festival 1954
Reepham Band won Class A)

St Andrews Hall, Norwich East Anglian Brass Band Contest 1954 Class A Prizewinners ? In 1954 Reepham Band was first in Class A, with Aylsham & District 2nd & Norwich Lads Club 3rd. The bass drum carries the Norwich Lads Club logo. At least…

Top photograph
St Andrews Hall, Norwich

Front row L to R : Eric Barrett, Billy Hatley, John Hall, Ray Platten, E T Ruffles, ? , Ray Betts, Ernie Moy

Middle row : Jimmy Secker, Michael Platten, Jennifer Ward, Valerie Allen, Wendy Ward,…

Reepham Brass Band taking part in a contest to raise funds for N.A.N.S.A. in the year of the disabled.
Notice at the front of the stage states :-
'A charity entertainments contest featuring 18 brass bands from all over East Anglia.'

Not an EABBA…

A photocopy of a newspaper cutting showing a crowded Market Place in the 1920s or early 1930s. A personal suggestion is that is part of a Reepham Annual Band Festival; there are at least three lots of brass band members in uniform amongst the crowd…

Front Row L to R :
Nancy Woods, Norma Hubbard,
Hazel Freestone, Pamela Reeder,
Brian Wright, Leslie Moy, Stella Riseborough, Diane Barrow

Back Row L to R :
?, ?, ?, Reggie Seals, Gordon Frankland,
E. T. Ruffles, ?, Bernard Wright, Brian…

Crowded giant marquee at Sennowe Park (the home of Sir Thomas Cook, at one time president of the EABBA) in the early 1930s. Probably one of the early East Anglian Brass Band Association's Contests.

Sidney Hardiment in 1932 with E T Ruffles
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