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Butlin's Mineworkers

Section 1 Summary

Year Winners Conductor Test piece
2019 Boarshurst Silver James Garlick La Forza del Destino, Berlioz arr. Frank Wright or Le Corsair (Berlioz arr. Geoffrey Brand
2018 Eccles Borough Mareika Gray Renaissance, Peter Graham
2017 Skelmanthorpe Jim Davies Fantasy for Brass, Sir Malcolm Arnold
2016 Hebden Bridge Alan Hobbins A Celt in Jersualem
2015 Unite the Union (City of Sheffield) David Hirst Three Folk Songs Settings for Brass Band, Andrew Boysen Jnr. arr Mike Kilmartin
2014 Sandhurst Silver Ian McElligott Vitae Aeturnum, Paul Lovatt-Cooper
2013 Drighlington Jim Davies Ad Undas (To the Waves), Gareth Churcher
2012 Becontree Brass Adam Cooke High Peak, Eric Ball
2011 City of Sheffield David Holling Granite City Variations, Darrol Barry
2010 Jackfield Elcock Reisen Simon Platford A Hebridean Suite, Andrew Duncan
2009 Blackburn & Darwen Nick Sheppard Hostile Skies, Richard Grantham,
2008 Skelmanthorpe John Roberts The Plantagenets, Edward Gregson
2007 Innovate Skelmanthorpe John Roberts Music For The Common Man, Kenneth Downie
2006 Haverhill Silver Mark Ager Purcell Variants, Peter Meechan
2005 Hatfield Coal Power G. O'Connor Ballet for Band, Joseph Horovitz
2003 Horden BHK (UK) Wilf Beddell Rhapsody In Brass, Dean Goffin


Norfolk Wherry Brass - Norfolk Wherry Brass Memorial Concert

Sunday 21 July • Lingwood Village Hall. Station Road. Norwich. Norfolk. NR13 4AZ


Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham Brass Band - Eastbourne Bandstand - 1812 concert

Wednesday 31 July • Bandstand, Grand Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3AD


Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham Brass Band - Commercial Square Bonfire Society, The Jumping Jac

Saturday 3 August • The Paddock. Little Paddock Lane. Lewes BN7 1UU


Gresley Colliery Band - Byrkley Park Garden Centre

Saturday 10 August • Byrkley Drive, Rangemore St, Burton upon Trent . DE13 9RN


Foden's Band - Matt Ford - Gawsworth Hall, Macclesfield

Sunday 11 August • Gawsworth Hall, Church Lane, Gawsworth SK11 9RN


Wotton and District Silver Band

July 20 • Vacancy for SECOND TROMBONE. Wotton Band rehearse on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Wotton Under Edge, near J14 of M5, between Bristol, Gloucester and Stroud. See our website for more information www.wottonsilverband.co.uk.


Stannington Brass Band

July 20 • A rare opportunity has arisen to join one of Sheffield's leading bands with a vacancy for an EEb tuba player to complete our bass section. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests.


Foss Dyke Band

July 20 • We are looking to strengthen for our return to the 1st Section next year. Under the direction of Michael Howley and assistant conductor Ian Scot. We require E flat and a B flat Bass, and a 2nd Trombone. Great band room atmosphere.


Prof. Christopher Houlding

MMus, GGSM, LRAM
Conductor, Performer, Educator