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1982 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 4, 1982

Venue:
Free Trade Hall, Manchester

Test piece:
Three Figures, Herbert Howells

Adjudicator(s):
Arthur Butterworth, Bernard Keefe & David Read

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Besses o' th' BarnR. Newsome18191
2Fairey EngineeringG. Brand9189
3GUSK. Wilkinson11186
4Desford CollieryH. Snell10184
5Ever ReadyE. Cunningham6182
6Leyland VehiclesR. Evans19181
-Bass WingatesD. Carr2-
-Black Dyke MillsP. Parkes14-
-Brighouse & RastrickJ. Scott5-
-Brodsworth CollieryD. Carr16-
-CWS (Manchester)F. Renton21-
-Carlton Main Frickley CollieryD. Stephens12-
-City of CoventryS. Shimwell20-
-CoryA. Kenney17-
-FodensH. Snell15-
-Grimethorpe CollieryP. Robinson13-
-Hammonds SauceG. Whitham3-
-Hawthorn City (Australia)L. Hicks8-
-Rochdale WilsonsD. Loukes4-
-Sun LifeD. Bourgeois22-
-William Davis ConstructionJ. Berryman1-
-Yorkshire ImperialJ. Pryce Jones7-

The contest was sponsored by the Daily Mirror Newspaper.

Prizes:

1st: £2,000 plus £2000 Guineas Gold Challenge Trophy, plus the Daily Mirror Trophy.
2nd: £1,250 plus the Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £800
4th: £550
5th: £450
6th: £350

Each member of the winning band received a specially engraved certificate.

The winning band received a Sovereign cornet.

The Iles Medal was awarded to Denis Carr.

No bands lost their place for the 1983 contest. 



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


Regent Hall Concerts - Bone-afide Trombone Quartet

Friday 1 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Lindley Band

September 21 • SOLO HORN required in our friendly First Section band which enjoys a balanced mix of concerts and contests. We are located just 1 mile from M62 Jcn 24. Post Code HD3 3JE Rehearsals are Monday and Wednesday evenings 8.00 to 10.00pm.


Greenfield Brass Band

September 21 • We are looking for an MD to take the band forward into 2022 and beyond. We have a varied selection of concerts and contests in the diary including a trip to play at the Menin Gate in August 2022.. We currently rehearse Monday & Thursday (8pm-10pm)


Kippax Band

September 21 • Kippax Band have a vacancy for front row cornet players and percussionist. Fresh from the national finals and newly promoted to the 2nd section in the Yorkshire area. The band are keen to push on next year after the enforced layoff.


Neil Samuel


Conductor


               

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