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2011 Welsh Open Championship — Gallery - Contest images

11 bands each played their part in providing the entertainment at the Grand Pavilion in Porthcawl on Saturday...

14th Welsh Open Entertainment Contest
Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl

19th February

Pictures and Comments by Iwan Fox

Bilingual billing for the Welsh Open in Porthcawl

Matthew Jenkins leads the way with Pontardulais

All singing and dancing for Tylorstown as they take the 'Best Entertainment' prize

Three of a kind for Burry Port in Trumpet Blues...

Giving it some for City of Cardiff in fifth place...

Like father like son - the James family with Tongwynlais

Hands up if you like it - third placed Tongwynlais point upwards...

Eyes wide shut for Richard Pemberton and Staines

Red Nose Day for Bournemouth Concert's horn section

Sublime flugel as Tredegar's new signing Danny Winder performs

All in a line for winners Tredegar

Team work from Abergavenny Borough's cornet section

The stunning virtuosity of solo prize winner Jonathan Pippen of BTM

BTM's horn star Dai Cornelius helps this band to  second place

Gone fishing for Lydbrook's Pearl Fishers on euph

Black Dyke Band - The Hawth, Crawley

Sunday 18 March • The Hawth, Hawth Ave, Crawley RH10 6YZ

Contest: Welsh Regional Championships

Sunday 18 March • Brangwyn Hall, The Guildhall, Swansea SA1 4PE

Contest: London & SC REgional Championships

Sunday 18 March • Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage SG1 1LZ

Contest: North of England Regional Championships

Sunday 18 March • The Gala Theatre, 1 Millennium Place, Durham DH1 1WA

Black Dyke Band - Mirfield Parish Church

Thursday 22 March • Mirfield Parish Church, 38 Church Lane, Mirfield WF14 9HX

Clifton and Lightcliffe Band

March 18 • Our third section B Band are looking for Cornet and Trombone players. Rehearsals Friday's 7.00 - 8.15pm and Sunday mornings 10.00 - 12.15pm Based at Bailiff Bridge Brighouse. Our Saturday morning training band is also looking for players. All abilities.

Clifton and Lightcliffe Band

March 18 • Second Section band we are looking for a 2nd Trombone and back row cornet. We have a busy concert calendar and a trip to Italy planned for August 2018.. Based at Bailiff Bridge Brighouse.

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 ?

James McLeod

BMus (hons)
Euphonium Soloist, Teacher and Conductor