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1971 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 4, 1971

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Festival Music, Eric Ball

Adjudicator(s):
Drake Rimmer, D.A. Pope & Eric Ball

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Yorkshire ImperialT. Walmsley22197
2Black Dyke MillsG. Brand7196
3Grimethorpe CollieryG. Thompson19195
4FaireyK. Dennison21194
5Brighouse & RastrickW. Hargreaves11193
6Morris ConcertC. Edmunds6192
-CWS (Manchester)A. Chappell5-
-Carlton Main Frickley CollieryR. Oughton4-
-City of CoventryA. Chappell8-
-CoryA. Kenney16-
-Desford CollieryE. Woodhouse17-
-Ever ReadyE. Cunningham12-
-Foden Motor WorksR. Mortimer18-
-Hammonds Sauce WorksG. Whitham13-
-HanwellE. Bravington9-
-KibworthR. Newsome2-
-Mirrlees WorksJ. Atherton20-
-NewhallE. Woodhouse10-
-TemplemoreA. E. Bell3-
-Thoresby CollieryW. Lippeatt1-
-Whitburn BurghA. Fleming15-
-Wingates TemperanceD. Smith14-

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 Albert Coupe M.B.E. 



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.


Ian Holmes

BA (hons), PGDip (RCM), ARCM, ALCM
Conductor, piano accompanist and educator


               

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