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1903 British Open Championships

Monday, September 7, 1903

Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Caractacus, Dr. E. Elgar arr C. Godfrey

Manuel Bilton, J. O. Shepherd, J. B. Beswick

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Pemberton OldJ. Gladney15-
2Black Dyke MillsJ. Gladney5-
3Irwell SpringsW. Rimmer17-
4LindleyB. Lodge13-
5Lee MountA. Owen16-
6King CrossJ. Gladney11-
-Batley OldT. Stubley6-
-Besses o' th' BarnA. Owen7-
-CoppullW. Halliwell19-
-CrookeW. Rimmer2-
-Kettering RiflesA. Owen14-
-Kingston MillsA. Owen4-
-Lea MillsA. Owen1-
-LinthwaiteE. Swift3-
-NorthfieldB. L. Fewster18-
-Rochdale OldA. Owen9-
-ShipleyJ. Paley12-
-Wigan RiflesW. Halliwell8-
-WingatesW. Rimmer10-


1st: £50
2nd: £30
3rd: £20
4th: £15
5th: £10
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

Arrow Valley Brass

March 16 • Arrow Valley Brass is developing well under Andy Culshaw and seeks to appoint an experienced front row cornet player. We are based in Inkberrow, Worcs.and our main rehearsal is on Sunday morning. Full programme of concerts, contests etc.

Garforth Brass

March 15 • Following on from their success in coming second in the 4th Section in Huddersfield, GARFORTH BRASS are now looking for a SOLO/TUTTI CORNET player to join the team in preparation for their appearance at Cheltenham in September.

The Corsham Band

March 15 • Due to work commitments, a vacancy has arisen for a Tenor Trombone player. First or Second position available. We are a newly promoted Second Section band with a friendly and enthusiastic team.

John Maines

BA (Hons)
Presenter, compere and conductor