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1972 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 2, 1972

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Sovereign Heritage, Jack Beaver

Adjudicator(s):
Eric Ball, Eric Bravington & James Howe

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke MillsG. Brand7192
2Carlton Main Frickley CollieryR. Oughton16190
3CoryA. Kenney15189
4Grimethorpe CollieryE. Howarth3185
5Foden Motor WorksR. Mortimer14184
6Yorkshire ImperialT. Walmsley13183
-Besses o' th' BarnF. Bryce10-
-Brighouse & RastrickH. S. Brennand4-
-CWS (Manchester)A. Mortimer8-
-City of CoventryA. Chappell1-
-Desford CollieryE. Woodhouse2-
-Ever ReadyE. Cunningham5-
-FaireyK. Dennison9-
-Hammonds Sauce WorksG. Whitham6-
-StanshaweW. Hargreaves11-
-Wingates TemperanceD. Smith12-

Prizes:

1st: £350 plus £2,000 Gold Trophy plus the W.D. & H.O. Wills Cup.
2nd: £150 plus The Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £125
4th: £70
5th: £50
6th: £25

Each member of the winning band received engraved certificates.

The Iles Medal was not awarded. 



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 Porthouse


Cornet soloist, clinician, conductor and adjudicator


               

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