Start the year with some Samba

Celebration Samba  Picture: Liz Pearce
Celebration Samba Picture: Liz Pearce

THE loud and lively Celebration Samba is holding its first weekly practice session of 2015 on Thursday.

Last year was one of the best ever for the band. It played at many local carnivals, led processions and performed further afield in places such as Salisbury and Crawley.

The band, which has around 30 members, is always on the lookout for new recruits. Practice takes place at Ivy Arch Studios, in Ivy Arch Road, from 7.30pm.

The ‘join in January’ offer means sessions are free this month. Usual price is £3 per session or £10 for a month.

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