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2018 West of England judges confirmed

The panel of judges who will make the all important decisions in Torquay next March have been announced.

West of England
  The West of England Regional Championships will take place on the weekend of the 10th/11th March 2018

The adjudicators who will make the all important decisions at the West of England Regional Championships in Torquay next March have been announced.

Panel

The panel who will select the bands to qualify for London and Cheltenham are Brett Baker, Stan Lippeatt, Alan Morrison, David Roberts, Duncan Stubbs OBE and John Winterflood.

The Championships will take place on Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th March at the Riviera International Conference Centre.

To enable Fourth Section bands to play in the Forum auditorium for the first time, the format for the Championships has been altered as follows:

The panel who will select the bands to qualify for London and Cheltenham are Brett Baker, Stan Lippeatt, Alan Morrison, David Roberts, Duncan Stubbs OBE and John Winterflood4BR

Saturday 10th March:

The Forum: Second & First Sections
The Arena: Third Section

Sunday 11th March:

The Forum: Fourth & Championship Sections

All further details will be confirmed after the WEBBA meeting in January 2018 and all future updates will be added to the website at www.webba.org.uk



Winter

Result: 2018 North West Regional Championships: Second Section

February 25 • Middleton, Bollington and Flixton head to Cheltenham


Winter Gardens

Results: 2018 North West Regional Championships: Fourth Section

February 25 • Lostock Hall takes the honours as Sale Brass join them in Cheltenham


Blackpool

Result: 2018 North West Regional Championships: Third Section

February 25 • Eccleston takes the North West Third Section honours


Mead

Plans set for Bolsover Summer School

February 24 • More exciting plans have been put in place for the sixth Bolsover International Brass Band Summer School led by Steven Mead in July — and you can be a part of it...


Contest: North West Regional Championships

Sunday 25 February • Winter Gardens Complex, Church Street, Blackpool. FY1 1HU


Friary Guildford Brass Band - the best of Guildford's musical talent

Sunday 25 February • Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook, Guildford GU1 3UX


Northop Silver Band - Northop Brass

Thursday 1 March • Northop Band Room CH7 6BQ


Regent Hall Concerts - Guildhall Brass Band

Friday 2 March • Regent Hall. (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C 2DJ (opposite RESERVED) W1C 2DJ


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.


James Chamberlain

BMus (Hons) PGCE
Conductor, Teacher