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1979 Region: North West - Championship Section

Sunday, April 1, 1979

Guild Hall, Preston

Test piece:
Variations For Brass Band, Vaughan Williams

Geoffrey Brand & Denzil Stephens

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Besses o' th' BarnR. Newsome11190
2Wingates TemperanceD. Wilby4188
3Fairey Engineering WorksW. B. Hargreaves13187
4GoodshawK. Bolton5186
5Fodens Motor WorksJ. Scott7184
6C.W.S.M. Handforth3183
7East Lancs Paper GroupM. Brownbill12-
8RochdaleD. Loukes1-
9Lancashire ConstabularyH. Bentham2-
10Vickers Barrow WorksB. Thompson8-
11StalybridgeG. Whitham9-
11Mirrlees WorksK. Dennison6-
13Edge HillR. Dean10-


1st: £100 Plus The North West Region Challenge Trophy
2nd: £ 50
3rd: £ 25 

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Chinnor Silver

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Phil Lawrence

Composer and conductor