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2016 Region: North West - Championship Section

Sunday, February 28, 2016

The Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Test piece:
Cambridge Variations, Philip Sparke

John Berryman & Stephen Roberts

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Fodens Professor Nicholas Childs 5 -
2 Wingates Paul Andrews 8 -
3 Fairey Garry Cutt 9 -
4 Ashton-under-Lyne Philip Chalk 10 -
5 Leyland Thomas Wyss 7 -
6 Milnrow Mark Bentham 12 -
7 Blackburn & Darwen Huw Thomas 4 -
8 Co-operative Funeralcare North West Jef Sparkes 3 -
9 Diggle Alan Wycherley 6 -
10 Roberts Bakery Simon Stonehouse 2 -
11 Freckleton Paul Dalton 1 -
12 Oldham (Lees) John Collins 11 -
w Morecambe - - -


Fodens, Wingates
pre-qualified: Fairey

Percussion Award: Wingates 

Foden's Band - Matt Ford - Lichfield Cathedral

Friday 24 November • 19A The Close, Lichfield WS13 7LD

Lofthouse Brass Band - Pudsey Churches Together Christmas Concert

Saturday 25 November • Pudsey Parish Church, Church Lane, Pudsey, LS28 7BD LS28 7BD

Lofthouse Brass Band - Lofthouse Christmas Fair

Saturday 25 November • Lofthouse Methodist Church, Leeds Road, Lofthouse, Wakefield WF3 3NE

Enfield Citadel Band -

Saturday 25 November • The Salvation Army. 42 Clarence Road. Southend. SS1 1AN SS1 1AN

Newstead Brass -

Saturday 25 November • John Godber Centre. Ogle Street. Hucknall. Nottingham NG15 7FQ

Olney Brass

November 23 • 2nd Trombones, look no further. We are looking for a 2nd trombone to join our band. We are an ambitious 3rd section band with a new MD, winning the ODBBA winter contest 2017. Any other instruments, we would be interested to talk, please get in touch.

The Corsham Band

November 23 • With promotion to the 2nd Section from January 2018 the band are now looking to fill a couple of vacancies. One back row cornet (2nd or 3rd) plus an EEb Bass.

Thoresby Colliery Band

November 22 • Sadly due to work commitments we are looking for an experienced Percussionist to join our friendly and progressive Band. The Band has experienced a recent run of good form and is currently enjoying a sensible mix of contests, concerts and recordings.

Phil Lawrence

Composer and conductor