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1947 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Saturday, November 1, 1947

Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Freedom, Hubert Bath

Herbert Bennett, John Greenwood

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke MillsH. Mortimer15194
2Fairey AviationH. Mortimer10192
3Fodens Motor WorksF. Mortimer11190
4Munn & FeltonsS. Boddington1180
5Parc & DareH. Bebb6-
6Harton CollieryJ. Atherton16-
-Brighouse & RastrickE. Ball2-
-CamborneA. W. Parker9-
-Creswell CollieryH. Moss4-
-EnfieldE. S. Carter13-
-LutonA. Coupe3-
-MelingriffithT. J. Powell8-
-North SeatonW. S. Bond7-
-Parkhead ForgeG. Hawkins5-
-West Calder PublicC. Telfer12-
-Yorkshire Copper WorksJ. Elliott14-

Frank Wright was appointed referee.


1st: 200 Guineas
2nd: 150 Guineas
3rd: 75 Guineas
4th: 50 Guineas

The awards were made at the evening Festival Concert.
The contest started at 12.00 noon.
The programme cost 6d and all proceeds went to the Printers Pension Almhouse and Orphan Asylum. 

Contest: London & SC Regional Championships

Saturday 17 March • Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage SG1 1LZ

Contest: Welsh Regional Championships

Saturday 17 March • Brangwyn Hall, The Guildhall, Swansea SA1 4PE

Contest: North of England Regional Championships

Saturday 17 March • The Gala Theatre, 1 Millennium Place, Durham DH1 1WA

Black Dyke Band - Victoria Hall, Bolton

Saturday 17 March • 37 Knowsley St, Bolton BL1 2AS

Contest: London & SC REgional Championships

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

Cheshire Constabulary Band

March 17 • We are urgently looking for a Tenor Horn, Cornet and snare drummers (for our Corps of drums). Smart friendly well run band with varied engagements, just one rehearsal a week. Open to all walks of life ( you do not need to work for the Police!)

Arrow Valley Brass

March 16 • Arrow Valley Brass is developing well under Andy Culshaw and seeks to appoint an experienced front row cornet player. We are based in Inkberrow, Worcs.and our main rehearsal is on Sunday morning. Full programme of concerts, contests etc.

Garforth Brass

March 15 • Following on from their success in coming second in the 4th Section in Huddersfield, GARFORTH BRASS are now looking for a SOLO/TUTTI CORNET player to join the team in preparation for their appearance at Cheltenham in September.

Kevin Wadsworth

Conductor, adjudicator, teacher (ABBA)