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1992 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Saturday, May 2, 1992

Free Trade Hall, Manchester

Test piece:
The Essence of Time, Peter Graham

Denis Carr, David Read

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1DodworthG. O'Conner-193
2Besses o'th' BarnP. Hindmarsh-190
3WingatesJ. Hudson-188
4StalybridgeM. Owen-187
5Wallace Arnold RothwellJ. Roberts-186
6William Davis ConstructionK. Wilkinson-185
7Point of AyrH. Megarrell-184
8National Fuel Distributors (Parc and Dare)N. Taken-183
9Priest LindleyN. Jowett-182
10Airquick (Newark) RansomeS. T. Jones-181
11Yorkshire Electricity (Drighlington)C. Hardy-180
12=Christie Tyler CoryD. Stephens-179
12=Ever ReadyP. Parkes-179
14Roberts BakeryC. Cranson-178
15Bodmin TownL. Adams-177
16Murray International WhitburnP. Parkes-176
17=British Steel TeessideD. Hirst-175
17=London Electricity RedbridgeJ. Clark-175
19Vernon Building Society PoyntonA. Lawton-173
20Carlton Main Frickley CollieryB. D. Rostron-172

Dodworth, Besses o' th' Barn and Wingates qualified for the 1992 British Open.


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

Contest: North West Regional Championships

Sunday 25 February • Winter Gardens Complex, Church Street, Blackpool. FY1 1HU

Friary Guildford Brass Band - the best of Guildford's musical talent

Sunday 25 February • Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook, Guildford GU1 3UX

Northop Silver Band - Northop Brass

Thursday 1 March • Northop Band Room CH7 6BQ

Regent Hall Concerts - Guildhall Brass Band

Friday 2 March • Regent Hall. (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C 2DJ (opposite RESERVED) W1C 2DJ

Contest: Yorkshire Regional Championships

Saturday 3 March • Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA

Enderby Band

February 24 • Enderby Band are looking for a SOLO TROMBONE to join us after the Area Contest. We are a hard-working and sociable band and are looking for a committed player to fill a key seat. We have a sensible mix of concert and contests throughout the year.

West Somerset Brass Band

February 23 • West Somerset Brass is looking to strengthen its cornet and baritone section. We are a community band playing all over Somerset and hope to undertake a tour to France later in the year. If you can play whatever standard please make contact

The Corsham Band

February 22 • Having now been promoted to the 2nd Section for the forthcoming Contest season, the band are now looking for a back row cornet player, 2nd or 3rd, to join our team

Brett Baker

BSc (Hons), ARCM, PG Dip
Rath clinician, conductor, teacher, adjudicator, editor