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1961 Region: North West - Championship Section

Saturday, April 22, 1961

Free Trade Hall, Manchester

Test piece:
Le Preludes, Liszt, W. Rimmer

Frank Wright

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1C.W.S. (Manchester)A. Mortimer5182
2Fodens Motor WorksR. Mortimer6180
3Edge Hill L.M.S.W. Yates10179
4Mossley PublicE. Hoole3177
5Hoggarths WorksJ. Hughes7176
-Wingates TemperanceH. Parry1-
-FaireyL. Lamb2-
-Besses o' th' BarnW. Wood4-
-Haigh PlaceH. Bentham8-
-Prescot Cables WorksJ. Capper9-


1st: £50 Plus The Daily Herald North West Challenge Trophy
2nd: £30
3rd: £15

Withdrew: Barrow Shipyard 

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

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 ?

Walsall Brass Band

March 17 • WALSALL BRASS BAND are looking for Cornets, 1st Baritone, 2nd Euphonium, Bb Bass and Percusion.

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!)

David Hirst

MA, B.Ed (Hons), LTCL
Conductor, adjudicator and arranger