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1988 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 10, 1988

Venue:
Free Trade Hall, Manchester

Test piece:
Contest Music, Wilfred Heaton

Adjudicator(s):
David Read, Philip Jones & William Relton

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Rigid Container Group GUSB. Tovey19195
2Black Dyke MillsP. Parkes13194
3Williams Fairey EngineeringR. Newsome4193
4Leyland DAFR. Evans1192
5Britannia Building Society FodenH. Snell16191
6Jaguar Cars (City of Coventry)R. Farr14190
7Grimethorpe CollieryF. Renton12-
8CWS (Glasgow)H. Snell20-
-Besses o' th' BarnS. Blair10-
-British Aerospace WingatesG. Brand15-
-CoryA. Kenney17-
-Desford Colliery DowtyE. Crees6-
-Ever ReadyR. Payne8-
-IMI Yorkshire ImperialJ. Scott7-
-Kennedy's Swinton ConcertD. King9-
-Brighouse & RastrickD. Broadbent2-
-Lewington YamahaD. James5-
-Point of Ayr (EIMCO)G. Cutt3-
-Sellers College BrassP. McCann18-
-Sun LifeP. Cosh11-

Prizes:

1st: £2,000 plus the British Open Gold Trophy.
2nd: £1,500 plus the Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £1,000 plus the Harry Mortimer Trophy.
4th: £500 plus the Edrich Siebert Memorial Trophy.
5th: £400
6th: £300

The prize money was donated by British Coal.

The Iles Medal was awarded to Derek Broadbent.

Lewington Yamaha, Cory and Besses o' th' Barn were relegated. 



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.


Jenny Gartside

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