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1989 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Saturday, October 7, 1989

Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Odin, Arthur Butterworth

Arthur Butterworth, Geoffrey Brand, William Relton

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Desford CollieryJames Watson14197
2Black DykeDavid King6196
3WhitburnJames Scott21193
4BBS FodensHoward Snell16191
5Asphaltic NewhamNigel Taken10189
6William Davis ConstructionKeith Wilkinson11188
7John Laing HendonMelvin White20187
8Leyland DAFRichard Evans12186
9Grimethorpe CollieryFrank Renton2185
10CWS GlasgowMichael Antrobus19184
11PMG Heart of EnglandDavid Stowell22183
12CamborneStephen Sykes5182
13Sun LifeChristopher Adey13181
14WingatesDavid James7180
15Brighouse and RastrickDerek Broadbent1179
16Parc and DarePaul Cosh15178
17Ever ReadyRay Payne4177
18Airquick RansomeDon Blakeson17175
19Jaguar Cars (City of Coventry)Ray Farr8174
20Coal Products CPLRoy Curran18173
21B.T.M.James Gourlay9172
22Rigid Containers GroupBram Tovey3170

First: £2000
Second: £1500
Third: £1000

Stanley Boddington Trophy Winner: James Watson

The winning band also received the National Plaque

This was Desford's hat trick of wins at the contest and they were barred from the 1990 contest.

Black Dyke Band - The Hawth, Crawley

Sunday 18 March • The Hawth, Hawth Ave, Crawley RH10 6YZ

Contest: Welsh Regional Championships

Sunday 18 March • Brangwyn Hall, The Guildhall, Swansea SA1 4PE

Contest: London & SC REgional Championships

Sunday 18 March • Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage SG1 1LZ

Contest: North of England Regional Championships

Sunday 18 March • The Gala Theatre, 1 Millennium Place, Durham DH1 1WA

Black Dyke Band - Mirfield Parish Church

Thursday 22 March • Mirfield Parish Church, 38 Church Lane, Mirfield WF14 9HX

Clifton and Lightcliffe Band

March 18 • Our third section B Band are looking for Cornet and Trombone players. Rehearsals Friday's 7.00 - 8.15pm and Sunday mornings 10.00 - 12.15pm Based at Bailiff Bridge Brighouse. Our Saturday morning training band is also looking for players. All abilities.

Clifton and Lightcliffe Band

March 18 • Second Section band we are looking for a 2nd Trombone and back row cornet. We have a busy concert calendar and a trip to Italy planned for August 2018.. Based at Bailiff Bridge Brighouse.

Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band

March 17 • Musical Director due to work commitments, the Wakefield Metropolitan Band seeks applications for this position. 1st section band with a 5th place at the areas. We require someone with the drive and ambition to take us to the next level is this you ?

Simon Gresswell

Conductor, adjudicator, tutor, tuba specialist