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1979 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Thursday, May 17, 1979

Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Sinfonietta, Gordon Langford

Gordon Langford, Peter Wilson

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1RochdaleD. Loukes17189
2Swanbrook TransportD. Stephens13188
3LockwoodP. Kitson10187
4GoodshawK. Bolton5186
5Agnes StreetE. Ruddock11-
6Brodsworth CollieryR. Childs19-
7Carlton (Notts)CarltonB. Nolan-
8HawleyA. W. McLauchlan9-
9HaworthR. Evans8-
10Lancashire ConstabularyH. Bentham4-
11MossleyE. Wood16-
12Northop SilverG. Jones1-
13Osborn RockinhamR. Elderton2-
14PoyntonA. Lawton14-
15Queensbury Music CentreA Owenson12-
16Rowntree Machintosh WorksG. Whitham16-
17St. Austell---
18Teversal WelfareA. Street7-
19ThornsettB. Taylor18-
20Vickers Barrow WorksB. Thompson15-


1st: £200 Plus a Sovereign Model Cornet in silver plated finish, complete with case.
2nd: £150
3rd: £100
4th: £ 75 

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

Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band

March 17 • Musical Director due to work commitments, the Wakefield Metropolitan Band seeks applications for this position. 1st section band with a 5th place at the areas. We require someone with the drive and ambition to take us to the next level is this you ?

Walsall Brass Band

March 17 • WALSALL BRASS BAND are looking for Cornets, 1st Baritone, 2nd Euphonium, Bb Bass and Percusion.

Cheshire Constabulary Band

March 17 • We are urgently looking for a Tenor Horn, Cornet and snare drummers (for our Corps of drums). Smart friendly well run band with varied engagements, just one rehearsal a week. Open to all walks of life ( you do not need to work for the Police!)

Craig Roberts

BA (Hons), MA
Conductor / Adjudicator