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2003 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Date:
Saturday, May 3, 2003

Venue:
Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Test piece:
Tallis Variations, Philip Sparke

Adjudicator(s):
Bram Gay and James Williams MBE

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery W. Rushworth 12-
2 Scottish Co-op N. Childs 19-
3 JAG Mount Charles B. Hurdley 4-
4 Fishburn G. O'Connor 16-
5 Yorkshire Co-operatives J. Roberts 17-
6 Beaumaris G. Evans 10-
7 Flowers P. Harper 8-
8 Glossop Old J. Cant 13-
9 East Yorkshire Motor Services G. Pritchard 15-
10 Sellers International P. McCann 18-
11 Kibworth J. Berryman 1-
12 ASDA Stocksbridge D. Renshaw 9-
13 Skelmanthorpe K. Wadsworth 5-
14 Burry Port Town D. Evans 11-
15 B.T. M. Fowles 21-
16 Aveley and Newham N. Taken 6-
17 Desford Colliery P. Parkes 2-
18 Bodmin R. Gray 3-
19 Freckleton P. Dalton 20-
20 Thoresby Colliery J. Hudson 14-
21 Ransome B. Grant 7-

Qualifiers for 2003 British Open:
Carlton Main Frickley Colliery and Scottish Co-op.

The bottom six bands were relegated to the Senior Cup for 2004

Best soloist: Julia Telling, Flugel — Flowers

No points were awarded.

Prizes:

1st: £800 plus the Grand Shield.
2nd: £600 plus the Midland Music Trophy.
3rd: £400 plus Commemorative Trophy.
4th: £300 plus Commemorative Trophy. 



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