1960 British Open Championships


Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Fantasia, Mozart, arr. Malcolm Sargent

Harry Hayes, Denis Wright & Drake Rimmer

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1CWS (Manchester)A. Mortimer15193
2Fairey AviationL. Lamb4190
3Grimethorpe CollieryG. THompson23188
4Rushden TemperanceW. Scholes17187
5Brighouse & RastrickA. Mortimer14185
6LutonW. Scholes13180
-Agnes StreetE. Ruddock8-
-Barrow ShipyardH. Sutcliffe22-
-Besses o' th' BarnW. Wood2-
-Blackhall CollieryH. Strong12-
-Carlton Main Frickley CollieryJ. Atherton3-
-City of CoventryA. Chappell11-
-Creswell Colliery-21-
-Eccles BoroughE. Buttress24-
-HaighH. Bentham19-
-John Thompson WorksB. Gay10-
-Leyland MotorsH. Oakes7-
-Morris MotorsS. Boddington1-
-Ransome & MarlesG. Hespe18-
-Scottish Gas BoardD. M. Macbrayne5-
-TemplemoreA. E. Bell6-
-Wingates TemperanceH. Parry16-
-Yorkshire Imperial MetalsG. Hespe9-
-7th A & Sh (TA)E. Buttress20-


1st: £150 plus £2,000 Gold Trophy plus 'Sunday Chronicle' Trophy.
2nd: £120 plus The Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £80
4th: £50
5th: £30
6th: £20

Each member of the winning band received engraved certificates.

The Iles Medal was presented to Drake Rimmer. 

The Marple Band - Marple Band Family Christmas Concert

Friday 18 December • Marple Conservative Club, church Lane, Marple, SK6 6AY

Black Dyke Band - Brighouse & Rastrick, Huddersfield Town Hall

Saturday 27 March • Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA

Contest: 100thSpring Festival

Saturday 8 May • 97 Church St, Blackpool, FY1 1HL

Contest: Whit Friday March Contests

Friday 28 May • Saddleworth & Tameside OL3

Contest: 168th British Open

Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA

Foss Dyke Band

November 30 • Front Row Cornet vacancy still up for grabs! Come and join Foss and enjoy our newly refurbished band room with newly appointed MD David Dernley. Foss Dyke are a 1st Section Band with a moderate contest and concert schedule.

Chadderton Band

November 17 • Chadderton Band is a non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are a friendly band looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections + EUPH and percussion. Most welcome to come along and have a blow give us a try.

Crewe Brass

November 12 • Crewe Brass require an Eb or Bb Bass to complete the "engine room" line up. We are also seeking a Tuned Percussionist to complete our section.

John Durrant

MA LLCM TD CertEd (Dist)
Conductor, Band Trainer, Composer, Trumpet and Cornet Soloist, Arranger, Adjudicator


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