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a metal stand that formerly held cannon balls on sailing ships

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Cheetham bows out of Brass Monkey after this tour, choosing to head to the United States where much of his work takes him.
LIVERPOOL Yacht Club began their Brass Monkey series on the Mersey in changeable conditions but there was still a 15-strong turn out.
A major influence in the English folk revival, John has been a key member of many top line-ups including The Albion Country Band, Brass Monkey, The Richard Thompson Band and Steeleye Span.
John, who has worked with The Albion Band, Richard Thompson, Steeleye Span, Brass Monkey and Band of Hope will be taking a class in folk dance for any instrument.
Icicles are hanging off his hooter but there he is on the terraces bold as a brass monkey in kilt and tammy.
With live entertainment provided by Hot Brass Monkey, which bills itself as a nine-primate band, the May 24th Announcement Party will also unveil all of the fun-filled elements of the Pheonix Foundation's Champions of Children Weekend (November 1-5), which will include:
Benat Ordonez, who has been on the run in Scotland for 11 years, was caught when he went out for a pint and a meal with his Spanish girlfriend at the Brass Monkey bar in Leith Walk, Edinburgh.
HOLMFIRTH Harriers took the Brass Monkey Half Marathon road race from York by storm last Sunday - winning both the men's and women's team prizes.
Last month, Paul successfully completed the Half Brass Monkey in York and in the past has also completed the Redcar and Cleveland half-marathon, which saw him raise more than pounds 500 for Middlesbrough Disabled Supporters Club, in addition to taking part in numerous 10-k runs across the region.
HEATON Harriers' athletes were in sparkling form in yesterday's Brass Monkey Half-Marathon at the Knavesmire, York.
GREAT Barr indie band Brass Monkey are celebrating the release of their new single and EP with a series of local gigs.
Adam Kyffin, after dominating the Brass Monkey series in IRC Class Two, made a successful move up to Division One by claiming victory on corrected times in his Formula 28 Flash II.
July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- X-Back Pictures, a division of RebelLight Communications, is inviting the public to sing American Civil War songs at Southern California's most popular Karaoke bar, Caffe Brass Monkey (3440 Wilshire Blvd.
The victory brought back fond memories for Butler who said: "Thirty years ago, more or less to the day, I rode my first ever winner as a jockey here when Brass Monkey won for Louie Dingwall.
Martin appeared with the likes of Steeleye Span, Band Of Hope and Brass Monkey while Swarb played a pivotal role in the development of the folk-rock sound of Fairport Convention before joining the internationally-renowned Coventry-based band Whippersnapper.