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1883 British Open Championships

Monday, September 3, 1883

Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Il Glurament, Mercadante arr C. Godfrey

Charles Godfrey, Edwin C. F. Hare, John H. Amers

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Littleborough PublicE. Swift--
2BurslemR. Sowerbutts--
3HonleyJ. Gladney--
4Oldham RiflesA. Owen--
5Besses o' th' BarnG. F. Birkenshaw--
6StockbridgeE. Swift--
-Aston in Makefield---
-Brighouse Subscription---
-Farnworth Amateur---
-Hebden Bridge---
-Heywood Volunteers---
-Runcorn Volunteers---
-Sheffield Borough---


1st: £30
2nd: £20
3rd: £15
4th: £12
5th: £8
6th: £5 

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