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1951 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 1, 1951

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
The Conquerors, Eric Ball

Adjudicator(s):
Harold Hind, Alfred Ashpole & J. A. Greenwood

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Ransome & MarlesE. Ball6190
2Prescot CablesJ.Capper10187
3CWS (Manchester)E. Ball13186
4CoryW. Hargreaves11185
5Rushden TemperanceW. Scholes12184
6Fairey AviationH. Mortimer2183
-Appleby - FrodinghamW. Kendall5-
-Butterfield Tank WorksB. Burns1-
-Carlton Main Frickley CollieryG. Hespe9-
-Clayton AnilineE. Buttress14-
-Edge HillN. Jones8-
-Markham Main CollieryE. Griffiths7-
-Wingates TemperanceJ. Eckersley4-
-Yorkshire CopperworksA. H. Whitehead3-

Prizes:

1st: £75 Plus £2,000 Gold Trophy plus 'Sunday Chronicle' Trophy plus Festival of Britain Trophy.
2nd: £40
3rd: £30
4th: £25
5th: £15
6th: £10

Gwauncaegurwen, Leyland Motors and YEWCO Works were printed in the programme, but did not attend.

At the conclusion of the presentation the winning band performed the hymn tune 'Sandon' in memory of H.F.B.Iles who died this year. 



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.


Stan Lippeatt

BA, LRSM
Conductor, adjudicator, tutor


               

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