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North of England Area judges announced

The quartet of adjudicators who will sit in the various boxes in Durham next March have been revealed.

Durham
  The Gala Theatre in Durham will provide a warm welcome for the quartet of judges

The North of England Regional Championships have announced the quartet of adjudicators who will pass judgment on the competing bands at the Gala Theatre in the City of Durham on the weekend of 17th/18th March 2018.

Warm welcome

Howard Evans, Michael Fowles, Mareika Gray and John Roberts will be allocated the sections, with Regional Secretary, Tony Griffiths telling 4BR: "We offer a warm welcome to all our guests, especially Mareika and Howard who are making their first visit to the North of England Contest.

Interest once again in the event has been positive with many players and supporters staying in Durham for the weekend."

We offer a warm welcome to all our guests, especially Mareika and Howard who are making their first visit to the North of England Contest Regional Secretary, Tony Griffiths

Positive response

He added: "The challenge for the Regional Committee is to continue to positive and warm welcome given to bands and their supporters. We trust that everyone will continue to support the event in Durham."



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