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Results: Leamington Spa Own Choice

Results of the recent contest which saw victory go to SWT Woodfalls and Steve Bastable.

 

Leamington Spa Own Choice Contest. (West Midlands Brass Band Assn.) held at the Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa.

Championship Section (Adjudicator — Dennis Wilby)

1. SWT Woodfalls (S Bastable) — 189 pts
2. Welwyn Garden City (D Stokes) — 186
3. City of Oxford (P Harper) — 183
4. Ratby Co-op (JWise) — 181

1st Section (Adj — Dennis Wilby)

1. Kibworth (J Berryman) — 188
2. Bedworth Brass (D Williams) — 186
3. Brackley & District (J Glynn) — 185

Phillip Cooper Memorial Trophy (Best Instrumentalist) Carol Smith (Cornet) Kibworth

2nd Section (Adj — John Roberts)

1. Langley (C Parker) — 186
2. CHalford (S Tubb) — 182
3. Arrow Valley Brass (D Stanley) — 178

3rd Section (Adj — Dennis Wilby)

1. Carlton Brass (T Wilson) — 181
2. Malvern Hills District (M West) — 179
3. Jubilee Brass (Oxford) (K J Membury) — 178

4th Section (Adj — John Roberts)

1. Rushden Windmill (R Graves) — 184
2. Phoenix West Midlands (D Bishop-Rowe) — 183
3. Coleshill Town (S Fagg) — 180




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Sarah Groarke-Booth

BA (Hons) MA
Conductor, Adjudicator, Compere, Actor