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1916 British Open Championships

Saturday, September 2, 1916

Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
La Traviata, Verdi arr C. Godfrey Jnr

Harry Barlow, A. Lawton, George Mercer

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Horwich RMIJ. A. Greenwood13-
2Fodens Motor WorksW. Halliwell5-
3Black Dyke MillsJ. A. Greenwood14-
4King CrossJ. A. Greenwood11-
5Wingates TemperanceJ. A. Greenwood7-
6Irwell SpringsW. Halliwell1-
-Brighouse & Rastrick-2-
-Newcastle VTC-8-
-Rotherham Borough-12-


1st: £50
2nd: £25
3rd: £12
4th: £10
5th: £8
6th: £5 

Walsall Brass Band - Willenhall Singers

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Rushden Town Band -

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Contest: Brass in Concert

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Foden's Band - Morley Town Hall

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Black Dyke Band - Waterford, Ireland

Saturday 18 November • Carriganore Arena, Waterford Institute of Technology Sports Campus tbc

Newstead Brass

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Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band

November 17 • FRONT ROW CORNET. SOLO TROMBONE. . The band have an exciting concert/contest/marching schedule ahead. We are looking for a committed front row cornet and solo trombone player to come and join us in the Yorkshire 1st Section! MD: Richard Larder.

Glossop Old Band

November 17 • SOLO TROMBONE. The Glossop Old Band Welcomes applications for the Solo Trombone Chair. The Band will be competing in the First Section as of 2018 and are looking to continue its progression back to the top levels of performance

Derek Renshaw

ABBA Member
Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator.