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4BR Sunday Quiz: The Answer!

Thanks to everyone who took part in the search for the right answer to our little brain teaser...

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Thanks to everyone who took part in our latest Sunday Quiz which had plenty of people scrambling through the history books to win the smashing little TGI Metronome & Tuner.


In the end it was Gail Curran of Rossendale in Lancashire who was picked out of the hat after getting the answer right — just in time as she told us to start practising on her flugel for the new season ahead!

The answer


The link between a former Epsom Derby winning horse, John Bingham, the 7th Earl of Lucan and the gold trophy that was presented at the now defunct World Championship Brass Band contest held between 1968 and 1971, was that they are all went missing — and haven't as yet been found.

the trophy has never been seen in public since, although every now again a few people think they have seen Shergar in a field near their homes, or the Earl in a bar in darkest Africa4BR

Not seen again

Shergar was never seen again after being being nicked from his stables in Ireland, whilst Lord Lucan did a famous bunk after undertaking a particularly gruesome murder of the family nanny.

The World Championship Trophy also made a mysterious departure after being returned to the owners.

Like the other two, the trophy has never been seen in public since, although every now again a few people think they have seen Shergar in a field near their homes, or the Earl in a bar in darkest Africa....



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Welsh youth prepare for demanding showcase

July 29 • The National Youth Brass Band of Wales will present a demanding programme of repertoire at their annual summer course concert in Porthcawl this Sunday.


Irish Youth Ensemble

Irish youth lay foundation for future national ambitions

July 28 • The first Irish Youth Brass Ensemble course has been hailed a tremendous success and revealing the ambition for national recognition.


Beamish

Brass band heritage comes to life at Beamish

July 28 • A fantastic partnership link has brought the sound of brass back to life at the world famous Beamish Museum in County Durham.


RNCM

New wind and brass focus for RNCM

July 28 • Two conducting courses at the RNCM will have a musical focus on wind band and brass bands.


Gresley Colliery Band - Byrkley Park Garden Centre

Saturday 29 July • Byrkley Park Garden Centre. Byrkley Drive, . Burton Upon Trent . DE13 9RN


Gresley Colliery Band - Byrkley Park Garden Centre

Sunday 30 July • Byrkley Drive, . Burton Upon Trent DE13 9RN


Black Dyke Band - Glastonbury Abbey

Saturday 5 August • Glastonbury Abbey, Abbey Gatehouse Magdalene Street Glastonbury Somerset BA6 9EL


Concert - Grimethorpe Colliery: Bridlington Spa

Sunday 13 August • S Marine Dr, East Riding, Bridlington YO15 3JH


Regent Hall Concerts - National Symphony Orchestra Brass

Friday 18 August • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. opp. BHS. London. W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ


Dumfries Town Band

July 28 • We are a 4th section band and we are currently looking for an enthusiastic musical director to help to develop the band. All players are most welcome but we are particularly keen to attract cornets, bases and percussion. See band website for more details.


Epsom and Ewell Silver Band

July 27 • We're looking to fill vacancies for Bb Cornet, Tenor Horn and Baritone. And we are always on the lookout for competent Percussionists. But we are always happy to see new players on any instrument. Come down and see us for a blow.


The Corsham Band

July 27 • Having secured a place in the National Finals at Cheltenham in September along with promotion to the 2nd Section from January 2018 the band are now looking to fill a couple of vacancies. One front row and one back row cornet plus an EEb Bass.


David Barringer

BMus(Homs)
Conductor and Adjudicator