Firstly , I admit to having taken this from the web ( my own blog infact ) so is that allowed , who knows Not to sure if I should use the text above for this as it’s really a review of what has been a great year ( band wise ) and there are still events to come this year .
I have the pleasure of performing with Celebration Samba, a band based in West Sussex . The band has been around for a while and it seems to get better every year . The reason for the blog is an event that being in the band Takes me to each year, a great day for Families, Adults, Children,mums and dads alike .
Its my involvement with the band that has taken me to so many places, dressed me up in fancy dress, made me smile, and really enjoy something that other people seem to enjoy me doing .
There is just so much going on, and its only if you tell people about these things that the word gets out
So why blog about it, well, the band has shown me that it’s not just the ” big & shiny ” events that are fun, Dressing up. and playing & performing can be good & its so much fun.Last year has also seen oldmanleslie, don his pirate wig, use his best AAAAARRRRRRR
Before I get picked up saying the event is Free, you will have to pay to get there, you may have to buy food / drink etc, and you may need to get parking and things for your children.
So I guess the main point of the blog, is that if like me you are at a carnival procession ( big or small)and you see something that looks like fun, it’s always good to ask, because speaking from experience, if I hadn’t asked, I wouldn’t have found out about celebration samba,and I couldn’t have told you about all the wonderful free to attend events going on in this part of the world
If you fancy Joining the band, have a look at their www and see if you can get along to rehearsals , full details and a Little history are here and if you think it’s just ” 40 somethings like oldmanleslie “. no we have all ages in the band.and its NOT always about piracy.Mums, dads,grannies,granddads,father & sons, Generally people just having a good time entertaining people
For the blog, my involvement with the band
has cost me to buy kit and rehearse, however it has shown me that there are so many carnivals and free events that are typically English around the country, its still a good ( and noisy if you are drumming ) place to be.
“see you at the pirate day , be sure to come and say HI “