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1944 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 2, 1944

Venue:
Bell Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
The Tempest, Maurice Johnstone

Adjudicator(s):
Harold Hind, Frank Wright & Alfred Ashpole

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Fairey AviationH. Mortimer22182
2Creswell CollieryH. Moss4170
3Bickershaw CollieryW. Haydock12168
4Carlton Main Frickley CollieryA. E. Badrick14164
5Clydebank BurghG. Harkins7153
6Brighouse & RastrickF. Berry13152
-Barrow ShipyardH. Sutcliffe9-
-CWS (Manchester)A. Rayner3-
-City of CoventryH. Heyes5-
-CoryR. Little1-
-Crookhall CollieryJ. Stobbs23-
-Denton OriginalF. Bovelli15-
-Grimethorpe CollieryG. Thompson18-
-GwauncaegurwenD. Lloyd10-
-Halifax Home GuardT. Casson21-
-Horton CollieryJ. Atheron19-
-Horwich OldP. Bullough2-
-ICI (Alkali)F. Mortimer16-
-Parc & DareD. Wright6-
-Sankey's Castle WorksC. Yorath17-
-St Hilda'sM. Wood20-
-Wingates TemperanceW. Wood8-
-Yorkshire CopperworksS. Wood11-

Prizes:

1st: £50 plus £2000 Gold Trophy plus the "Sunday Chronicle" Trophy
2nd: £20
3rd: £12
4th: £8
5th: £6
6th: £4

The winning band perormed a short concert following the presentation of the prizes, as well as a BBC concert on Monday 4th September.

A resolution of thanks to "Absent Comrades" still at War was made by John Henry Iles.  



Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH


Bodmin Town Band - Bodmin Town Band in concert

Friday 24 September • St Petroc's Church, Priory Road, Bodmin PL31 2DT


Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Central Band Brass Ensemble & Seraphim Consort

Thursday 30 September • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Regent Hall Concerts - Fulham Band

Friday 1 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Bollington Brass Band

September 16 • Looking for a new challenge? We are currently recruiting a Solo Cornet, E Flat Bass, Tuned and or Kit Percussionist. Friendly 1st section North West. Sensible contest and concert program throughout the year. Currently rehearsing Thursdays 8-10pm.


Chinnor Silver

September 15 • We are looking to strengthen the band and require PERCUSSION CORNET AND 2ND TROMBONE PLAYERS.. Rehearsals are on a wednesday in our own bandroom.. Good atmosphere in this ambitious friendly band so give us a call.. Concerts and contests planned


Ashton under Lyne Band

September 15 • SOPRANO CORNET: We are looking for a confident and competent player to join our experienced cornet bench. Rehearsals are on Monday nights 8-10pm and we have a sensible and good quality forthcoming concert and contest schedule.


Derek Renshaw

ABBA Member
Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator.


               

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