*
banner

1969 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 6, 1969

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Spectrum, Gilbert Vinter

Adjudicator(s):
Eric Ball, Vivian Dunn & John Carr

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Grimethorpe CollieryG. Thompson16192
2Carlton Main Frickley CollieryJ. Atherton17190
3FaireyK. Dennison18189
4CWS (Manchester)A. Mortimer1183
5Ransome & MarlesD. Masters15181
6GUSS. Boddington10179
7Brighouse & RastrickW. Hargreaves4-
8Black Dyke MillsG. Brand8-
-BMC ConcertC. Edmunds12-
-Besses o' th' BarnF. Bryce7-
-City of CoventryA. Chappell21-
-CoryJ. Harrison3-
-Edge HillW. Yates20-
-Ever Ready (Craghead)E. Cunningham14-
-Foden Motor WorksR. Mortimer2-
-LindleyE. Woodhouse13-
-Mirrlees WorksJ. Atherton19-
-TemplemoreA. E. Bell9-
-Thoresby CollieryW. Lippeatt11-
-Wingates TemperanceS. Whiteham6-
-Yorkshire ImperialT. Walmsley5-

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 silver baton.

The Iles Medal was presented to William A. Scholes. 



Lofthouse 2000 Brass Band - Lotherton Hall

Sunday 28 August • Lotherton Hall. Off Collier Lane. Aberford. LS25 3EB LS25 3EB


Newstead Brass - Newark Brass Explosion

Monday 29 August • Newark Castle, . Castle Gate, Newark NG24 1BG


Contest: Greenfield Autumn Leaves March & Hymn Contest

Sunday 4 September • Ladhill Playing Fields, Greenfield, Oldhamm OL3 7JW


Contest: 168th British Open

Saturday 10 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA


Derwent Brass - Under The Stars

Saturday 17 September • Derby Cathedral, 18-19 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3GP


Easingwold Town Band

August 11 • We're a welcoming, forward-looking 4th section band, with vacancies for SOLO CORNET and Eb BASS. Rehearsals Monday 7.30-9.30pm at our bandroom in Easingwold, 12 miles N of York (YO61 3DB). . .


Easingwold Town Band

August 11 • MUSICAL DIRECTOR. We're a welcoming, forward-looking 4th section band. Our present MD Alistair Shipman is stepping down this autumn after a very successful 13 years. Rehearsals Monday 7.30-9.30pm at our bandroom in Easingwold, 12 miles north of York


Uppermill Band

August 10 • UPPERMILL BAND 2nd Sect. have vacancies for a HORN & 2nd EUPHONIUM PLAYER. We are seeking players who demonstrate musicality, commitment and are proactive in wanting to develop their playing skills alongside a supportive team of like-minded people.


David A. Stowell


Conductor and composer


               

 © 2022 4barsrest.com Ltd