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The Forest Of Dean Youth Brass Band in c.1960.

Youth Brass Band

Roger wrote: "The Forest Of Dean Youth Brass Band was formed in the early sixties. The County Council youth officer for the Forest, Jack Gratton, along with Cecil Chapel and other band conductors, set about forming the Youth Band. All forest band youths were free to join whatever their standard or ability.This photo was taken in The Miners Welfare Hall, Cinderford around 1960". 

Left Back Row Cornets: 1,Gerald Hartley. 2 Barrie Davies. 3. 4 Robert Williams. 5,
Left Front Row Cornets: 1,Judy Potter, 2,David Willetts. 3,John Butson.
On Stage Front Left to Right: 1 Derek Donaldson ,. 2,Graham Ward. 3,Bill Poulton. 4. 5. 6 Tony Hartley?. 7.
Trombone section, Far Right on Stage, Left to right: 1 Tony Jones,. 2,Roger Smith. 3,
Right Back Row: 1,Lynda Constant 2,Marlene Powell 3,. 
Right Front Row Cornets: 1,Audrey Watts. 2,Jenny Maltby. 3,Graham Thomas. 4. 5,Chris Howes
On Stage Back (Basses): 1,2,3

Brian Rankine added (May 2016): "... trying to get in touch with Judy Potter. I was in The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain".

Thanks also to Dave Nash and Derek Donaldson.

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