Wychavon Festival announces different draws

A great Gala Concert and a full day of contesting are the great draws for the bands and audiences at the 30th anniversary Wychavon Festival of Brass next month.

  The Wychavon Festival of Brass celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.

The Wychavon Festival of Brass Entertainment Contest has announced the draws in each of the sections for competition that take place at the De Montfort School in Evesham on Saturday 2nd November.

The festival weekend will start on Friday 1st November with free Gala Concert (7.00pm) at the same venue, featuring European Challenge Section champion, Brass Band Regensburg, Manger Old Stars from Norway and local favourites Avonbank and Bretforton.

Wychavon Sketches

The following day there will be 70 performances to enjoy, whilst the facilities also include a pig-roast, bar and trade stands with a fireworks display accompanied by excerpts from a brand new work, 'Wychavon Sketches' by composer Dan Price celebrating 30 years of the event.

Wychavon Festival of Brass Entertainment Contest
Four Pools Road
Evesham (WR11 1DQ)
On-line advance £8
On the door £10
Doors open: 9.00am

Website: www.festivalofbrass.co.uk

the facilities also include a pig-roast, bar and trade stands with a fireworks display accompanied by excerpts from a brand new work, 'Wychavon Sketches' by composer Dan Price celebrating 30 years of the event4BR

Championship Section:

Adjudicator: Stephen Roberts

Wardle Anderson Brass
City of Cardiff (M1)
Kidlington Concert Brass
Boarshurst Silver
Verwood Concert Brass
Sandhurst Silver
Foresters Brass
Aveley & Newham
St. Austell Town
Brass Band Regensburg
Lanner & District
Filton Concert Brass

First Section:

Adjudicator: Sheona Wade
9.30 am

Manger Old Stars Brass
Boarshurst Silver
Medway Town
Mount Charles
Sandhurst Silver
Bedworth Brass
Ifton Colliery
Staffordshire Band
Blackburn & Darwen
Shirley Band
Brass Band Regensburg
Milton Keynes Brass
Stannington Brass
Brunel Brass

Second Section:

Adjudicator: Paul Andrews
10.00 am

Taff Vale Brass
Avonbank Brass
Weston Brass
Stourport-on-Severn Brass
LGB Brass
Manger Old Stars Brass

Third Section:

Adjudicator: Dan Price
11.00 am

Hawk Green
Verwood Town
Taff Vale Brass
Melingriffith 2
Wem Jubilee
Regent Community Brass
Emley Brass
Welwyn Garden City
Ocean Brass

Fourth Section:

Adjudicator: Jack Capstaff
3.00 pm

Ledbury Community
Bretforton Silver
Wem Jubilee
Pangbourne & District
Putney & Wimbledon
Great Western Youth
Shaftesbury Town

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