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Yorkshire changes

It's allocated seating at St George's Hall and a new judge too in 2010.

St Georges Hall


If you want to get a good seat to hear the Championship Section of the Yorkshire Area contest in 2010 then you had better get your tickets pronto.

Health & Safety

To help alleviate health and safety issues raised by management at St. George’s Hall, allocated seating will one again be used.

After positive feedback from both management and audience when introduced in 2009, the system will continue for the 2010 event.

After positive feedback from both management and audience when introduced in 2009, the system will continue for the 2010 event4BR


Ticket prices remain the same (£6) and will be available from St. George’s Hall Box Office on 01294 432000 or via www.bradford-theatres.co.uk from Monday, 4th January 2010.

New judges

Meanwhile, there has been a change of adjudicators for the contest too.

James Gourlay has withdrawn from adjudicating the First Section, so Kevin Wadsworth has moved from adjudicating the Fourth Section to judge with Lynda Nicholson.

Philip Sparke has been appointed to replace Kevin and will judge the Fourth Section with Steve Pritchard-Jones.

More information

Updated information on the Yorkshire Brass Band Championships is available from www.regional-contest.org.uk/­yorkshire

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