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1965 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 4, 1965

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Saga of the North, Cyril Jenkins

Adjudicator(s):
Denis Wright, Alex Mortimer & Tom Atkinson

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1FaireyL. Lamb17190
2Brighouse & RastrickW. Hargreaves14188
3Morris MotorsC. Edmunds9185
4Foden Motor WorksR. Mortimer7184
5Yorkshire ImperialT. Walmsley5182
6Ransome & MarlesD. Masters6180
-Besses o' th' BarnF. Bryce4-
-Cammell LairdJ. Scott12-
-Creswell CollieryE. Woodhouse3-
-Crossley's CarpetsJ. Harrison8-
-Edge HillW. Yates11-
-Grimethorpe CollieryG. Thompson2-
-HoggarthsD. Smith13-
-LindleyD. Wadsworth19-
-MossleyS. Whiteman20-
-SlaithwaiteR. Newsome10-
-St. DennisE. Williams1-
-TemplemoreA. E. Bell16-
-West Bromwich BoroughG. A. Morris15-
-Wingates TemperanceH. Parry6-

Prizes:

1st: £200 plus £2,000 Gold Trophy plus the W.D. & H.O. Wills Cup.
2nd: £125 plus The Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £100
4th: £60
5th: £40
6th: £25

Each member of the winning band received engraved certificates.

The winning conductor received an engraved cigarette casket.

The Iles Medal was presented to Leonard Lamb. 



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.


Lt Col David Barringer MBE

BMus (Hons)
Conductor and adjudicator


               

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