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1995 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, October 21, 1995

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Songs for BL, Elgar Howarth

Adjudicator(s):
Bram Gay, David Read, John Wallace

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke MillsJames Watson17194
2Yorkshire Building SocietyDavid King11193
3Desford CollieryPeter Parkes2192
4Brighouse & RastrickAllan Withington15191
5BNFLRichard Evans5189
6Rigid Containers GroupJohn Berryman19188
7Sellers EngineeringFrank Renton18187
8Williams FaireyRay Farr3 186
9TredegarNicholas Childs7185
10WingatesJohn Hudson10184
11Sun LifeRoy Newsome8183
12John Laing (Hendon)Jeremy Wise16182
13Bo'ness and CarridenBryan Hurdley6181
14FlowersDavid Stowell14179
15NewtongrangeDerek Broadbent9178
16FishburnIan Robinson4177
17Aveley and NewhamMelvin White1176
18NorthopThomas Wyss13175
19Ever ReadyAlan Exley12174

First three bands automatically qualified for the 1995 contest.
Prizes:
First: £2000
Second: £1500
Third: £1000

Stanley Boddington Trophy Winner: James Watson

The winning conductor also received an engraved silver baton.

This was the 50th Anniversary National Finals Contest 



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Derek Renshaw

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Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator.