Variety on show in Gloucester

The GBBA own choice march and test piece contest takes place this weekend in Quedgeley in Gloucester.

  The popular event offers a warm welcome to visitors

The GBBA own choice march and test piece contest will take place on Sunday 27th November at Severn Vale School in Quedgeley, Gloucester (GL2 4PR).


The doors open to the public at 9.00am for a great day of music making from an entry of 16 bands (first band at 10.00am). There are also trade stands, refreshments, and plenty of time to catch up with old friends too — and all for £5 entry for the day (16 & under free).

The adjudicator is Flowers MD, Paul Holland with the day's events in the safe hands of compere David Hayward.

Class A:

Championship to Fourth Section combined
12.30pm start

Ammanford (Glyn Rhys Davies)
AW Parker (Drybrook) (Joshua Ruck)
Burry Port Town (Andrew Jones)
City of Bristol Brass (Craig Roberts)
Ebbw Valley Brass (Gareth Ritter)
Forest of Dean Brass (Thomas Dunne)
Goodwick Brass (Matthew Jenkins)
Lydbrook (TBA)
Nailsworth Silver (Anri Adachi)
Ogmore Valley Silver (Danny Stone)
Pillowell Silver (Ian Whitburn)
Shirley Band (Tom Stoneman)
Tylorstown (Gary Davies)

Class B:

Unregistered and Training Bands
10.00am start

Cinderford Academy (Louis Thomas)
Lydbrook Training (Robert Morgan)
Parkend Silver (Louis Thomas)

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