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Grimey take top honours in Spennymoor

Grimethorpe and Garry Cutt win the Brass in Concert Championships in Spennymoor- full results


BIC Championships — Spennymoor
Sunday 18th November 2001

1. Grimethorpe Colliery UK Coal: 198 music + 60 entertainment = 258
Soloist: Richard Marshall
2. Fodens: 196 music + 58 ent = 254
Soloists: Helen Fox and Mark Landon
3. Sellers International: 190 music +57 ent = 247
Soloists: Kirstie Abbots and Rupert Trippet
4. Leyland: 193 music + 53 ent = 246
Soloists: Andrew King and Jocelyn Robinson
5. Kirkintilloch: 189 music + 55 ent = 244
Soloist: Alan Wardrope
6. Carlton Main Frickley: 188 music + 52 ent = 240
Soloist: Jim Hayes
7. The Ransome Band: 184 music + 56 ent = 240
Soloists: Chris Jeans and George Thackery
8. Todmorden Old: 185 music + 54 ent = 239
Soloist: Peter Smith
9. Yorkshire Imps Rothwell: 181 music + 50 ent = 231
Soloist: Leon Renilson
10. Ever Ready: 181 music + 49 ent = 230
Soloists: Brian Tait and Anne Armstrong
11. Besses o' th' Barn: 178 music + 48 ent = 226
Soloist: Paul Coupe

Best Soloist: Richard Marshall, Grimethorpe
Best Principal cornet: Richard Marshall, Grimethorpe
Best Euph: Michael Dodd, Grimethorpe
Best Soprano: Nigel Fielding, Grimethorpe

Entertainment and Presentation: Grimethorpe
New arrangement: Another Fine Mess — Grimethorpe arranged by Sandy Smith.

Best March: Under the White Ensign, Leyland
Youngest player: J Chalker, Todmorden Old

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Sunday 21 January • Christ Church, Sude Hill, New Mill, Holmfirth HD9 7BL

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Ian Holmes

BA (hons), PGDip (RCM), ARCM, ALCM
Conductor, piano accompanist and educator