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1970 British Open Championships

Date:
Sunday, September 6, 1970

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Pageantry, Herbert Howells

Adjudicator(s):
Jack Mackintosh, John Carr & Herbert Howells

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Yorkshire ImperialT. Walmsley13196
2CWS (Manchester)A. Mortimer14195
3Foden's Motor WorksR. Mortimer8194
4Black Dyke MillsG. Brand16193
5Thoresby CollieryW. Lippeatt23192
6=FaireyK. Dennison22191
6=Desford CollieryE. Woodhouse9191
-Besses o' th' BarnF. Bryce6-
-Brighouse & RastrickW. Hargreaves19-
-Carlton Main Frickley CollieryR. Oughton1-
-City of CoventryA. Chappell12-
-CoryA. Meek10-
-Edge HillW. M. Daniels5-
-Ever ReadyE. Cunningham17-
-Grimethorpe CollieryG. Thompson3-
-Hammonds Sauce WorksG. Whitham20-
-LindleyE. Woodhouse15-
-Mid RhonddaF. Prior4-
-Mirrlees WorksJ. Atherton11-
-Morris ConcertC. Edmunds18-
-Ransome Hoffman & PollardD. Masters21-
-TemplemoreA. E. Bell2-
-Wingates TemperanceD. Smith7-

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 Iles Medal was presented to George Thompson. 



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.


Prof. Christopher Houlding

MMus, GGSM, LRAM
Conductor, Performer, Educator


               

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