Eastern Daily Press ?? January 1960
Stalham Band Instruments Froze on One Trip
Stalham and District
Prize Silver Band toured Catfield, Smallburgh, Barton and Neatishead, Ingham,
Sutton, Hickling, Lessingham and Stalham playing carols and collected £50 10s.
7d. for band funds.
On one occasion valves of the instruments were frozen while bandsmen were cycling from one post to another. Lighting was provided from a car battery which was charged daily and transported on a trailer towed behind a cycle.