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2018 London & SC Area judges announced

The line-up of judges who need to be impressed in the box at Stevenage next year have been announced.

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  The judges have been conformed for the London & Southern Counties Area Championships

The London & Southern Counties Regional Committee has announced the line-up of adjudicators who will make the all important decisions at the 2018 Area contest to be held at the Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre on 17th/18th March next year.

Line-ups

Championship Section: Ian Brownbill & Sandy Smith (Sunday pm)
First Section: Ian Brownbill & Sandy Smith (Saturday pm)
Second Section: Leigh Baker & Tom Davoren (Sunday am)
Third Section: Sarah Groarke-Booth & Chris King (Saturday am)
Fourth Section: Sarah Groarke-Booth & John Ward (Sunday am)

Strong panel

The Regional Committee spokesperson told 4BR: "We believe we have assembled a strong panel of adjudicators, which for some will be their first time in the box at Stevenage.

Our bands should look forward to impressing them with their performances. The Regional Committee are delighted to have secured their services and looking forward to working with them all immensely."

We believe we have assembled a strong panel of adjudicators, which for some will be their first time in the box at StevenageL&SC

Trainees

They added: "We are also planning to participate in both the AoBBA Trainee Adjudicator Development and Young Adjudicator programmes that have proved popular in other Regions over recent years."



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February 25 • Results from the First Section in Blackpool.


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Contest: North West Regional Championships

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Regent Hall Concerts - Guildhall Brass Band

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Contest: Yorkshire Regional Championships

Saturday 3 March • Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA


Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band

February 25 • FLUGEL PLAYER required 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.


Amington Band

February 25 • Amington Band are in desperate need of a Bass Trombone player for the Midlands Area on 10th March (and beyond!). We’re a friendly bunch of mixed ages, rehearsing under MD Alan Gifford on Mondays and Wednesdays 8-10pm in our band room in Tamworth.


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.


Ian Porthouse


Cornet soloist, clinician, conductor and adjudicator