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Results: West Midlands BBA

There was a fine turn out of bands in Leamington Spa in the weekend where Oddfellows, Blidworth, Rushden and Ireland Colliery enjoyed success.

Blidworth

 

The West Midlands Association contest was held at the Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa on the weekend, where Oddfellows Brass led the way by winning the First Section.

There were also wins for Blidworth Welfare, Rushden Windmill and Ireland Colliery.

Results:

First Section:
Adjudicator: Chris Wormald

1. Oddfellows Brass (Robert Boulter)—190
2. Enderby (Jonathan Mott)—188
3. Bedworth Brass (Guy Bennett)—187

Best Instrumentalist: K. Moxon (soprano)—Oddfellows Brass

Second Section:
Adjudicator: Stephen Tighe

1. Blidworth Welfare (Martin Heartfield) —185
2. Bilton Silver (Mark Allen)—183
3. Brunel Brass (John Winterflood)—182

Best Instrumentalist: Andrew Baldwin (Euphonium)—Blidworth Welfare

Third Section:
Adjudicator: Chris Wormald

1. Rushden Windmill (John Fletcher)—187
2. Amington (Wesley Kendrick)—186
3. Avonbank (Evesham) (Andy Davidson)—185

Best Instrumentalist: Jane Nichols (cornet)—Rushden Windmill

Fourth Section:
Adjudicator: Stephen Tighe

1. Ireland Colliery Chesterfield (Ian Knapton) —178
2. Croft Silver (Ian Needham)—177
3. Shipston Town (Howard Gibbs)—176

Best Instrumentalist: Gary Stokes (soprano) — Newhall



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Conductor | Composer