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Butlin's Mineworkers

Section 2 Summary

Year Winners Conductor Test piece
2020 City of Coventry Jonathan Fearn Galdhøppigen, Simon Kerwin
2019 Shirland Welfare Lynden Cooper Academic Festival Overture (Brahms arr. Denis Wright /The Frogs of Aristophanes, Bantock arr. Fran
2018 Haydock Mark Quinn Variations for Brass Band, Ralph Vaughan Williams
2017 Pemberton Old Wigan DW 'B' Michael Golding Inclusion, Paul Sharman
2016 Besses Boys James Holt Fire in the Blood, Paul Lovatt-Cooper
2015 Eccles Borough Mareika Gray Phoenix, David Holling
2014 Mossley Duncan Byers Kenilworth, Sir Arthur Bliss
2013 Mossley Duncan Byers In Memorium, arr. Neville Buxton
2012 Mossley Duncan Byers The Frogs of Aristophanes, Granville Bantock
2011 Mossley Duncan Byers Rise of the Phoenix, Darrol Barry
2010 East London Brass Jayne Murrill Folkmusic, Keith Wardle
2009 East London Brass Jayne Murrill Crusade, Rieks van der Velde
2008 Haslingden & Helmshore David Holland An Alberta Suite, Derek Broadbent
2007 Delph Phil Goodwin Kaleidoscope, Philip Sparke
2006 Kippax Band Keith Wardle Prometheus Unbound, Granville Bantock
2005 Carlton Brass T. Wilson Verona Lights, Bruce Fraser
2003 Snibston and Desford Colliery Kevin J Steward Triptych For Brass Band, Philip Sparke


Contest: 100thSpring Festival

Saturday 8 May • 97 Church St, Blackpool, FY1 1HL


Contest: 168th British Open

Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA


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


Contest: National Brass Band Championship of Great Britain

Saturday 2 October • Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 2AP


Chinnor Silver

April 19 • With rehearsals starting soon in line with government guidelines we are looking to strengthen BACKROW CORNETS &PERCUSSION TEAM concerts and contests planned.we rehearse on wednesdays in our own bandroom check out our lockdown performances and come join us


Chadderton Band

April 17 • Chadderton Band is a friendly non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections of the band particularly on Euph Drums and Horn. Come along for a blow most welcome.


Oxford Cherwell Brass

April 14 • Returning to the band room in May we have vacancies for second and third cornets. Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings 8-10pm at Edward Feild School, Kidlington. The band has engagements and contests lined up from late summer onwards.


Simon Gresswell


Conductor, adjudicator, tutor, tuba specialist


               

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