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1995 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Saturday, May 13, 1995

Free Trade Hall, Manchester

Test piece:
Pageantry, Herbert Howells

Bram Gay, Wiliam Relton

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Yorkshire Building SocietyD. King-197
2WhitburnP. McCann-196
3Northop SilverT. Wyss-195
4RothwellA. Morrison-194
5B.T.M.S. Sykes-193
6KirkintillochC. Keenan-192
7Woolley Pritchard SovereignD. Maplestone-191
8StalybridgeT. Halliwell-190
9Carlton Main Frickley CollieryJ. Davies-189
10Rhodian BrassG. O' Connor-188
11Ever ReadyJ. Hudson-187
12British Fuels (Parc and Dare)J. Hinckley-186
13NSK-RHP RansomeD. Hirst-185
14United Norwest Co-op RochdaleR. Curran-184
15Point of AyrD. Maplestone-183
16NewtongrangeD. Broadbent-182
17John Laing (Hendon)J. Wise-181
18Redbridge BrassJ. Clark-180
19Thoresby CollieryS. Lippeatt-179
20British TelecomJ. Maines-178
21Priest LindleyD. Horsfield-177
22Vernon Building SocietyL. Laurie-176

Yorkshire Building Society and Whitburn qualified for the 1995 British Open.


1st: £600 plus the Grand Shield.
2nd: £500 plus the Midland Music Trophy.
3rd: £300
4th: £200  

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Craig Roberts

BA (Hons), MA
Conductor / Adjudicator