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1964 British Open Championships

Saturday, September 5, 1964

Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Lorenzo, Thomas Keighley

Tom Atkinson, Alex Mortimer & Drake Rimmer

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Foden Motor WorksR. Mortimer18192
2LindleyL. Lamb23190
3Morris MotorsC. Edmunds10188
4Brighouse & RastrickW. Hargreaves11185
5GUSS. Boddington20184
6Besses o' th' BarnF. Bryce16182
-Black Dyke MillsC. H. Jaeger12-
-Cammell LairdR. Mortimer9-
-Carlton Main Frickley CollieryJ. Atherton4-
-Crossley's CarpetsJ. Harrison7-
-Edge HillW. Yates15-
-Grimethorpe CollieryG. Thompson5-
-HoggarthsD. Smith19-
-LutonA. Coupe3-
-Markham MainH. Griffiths17-
-Ransome & MarlesD. Masters8-
-Rushden TemperanceE. W. Denton2-
-SlaithwaiteR. Newsome1-
-St. DennisE. Williams14-
-TemplemoreA. E. Bell22-
-West Bromwich BoroughG. A. Morris21-
-Wingates TemperanceH. Parry6-
-Yorkshire ImperialA. Owenson13-


1st: £200 plus £2,000 Gold Trophy plus the W.D. & H.O. Wills Cup.
2nd: £125 plus The Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £100
4th: £60
5th: £40
6th: £25

Each member of the winning band received engraved certificates.

The winning conductor received an engraved cigarette casket.

The Iles Medal was presented to Walter Hargreaves. 

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!)

Gary Davies

Conductor, Band Trainer, Adjudicator