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. 

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