1968 Spring Festival - Senior Trophy

Saturday, May 25, 1968

Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
A Snowdon Fantasy, T. J. Powell

George Thompson

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1West Riding City Fire ServiceS. Garside-183
2Stalybridge PublicL. Hine-182
3Hepworth Silver PrizeG. Kaye-180
4TintwistleJ. Belfield-179
-Askern CollieryH. Tomkins--
-Burbage SilverG. Jacobs--
-Barnage & DistrictK. Dennison--
-Cadishead PublicW. Walker--
-Calverton Colliery WelfareW. N. Brown--
-Dodsworth Miners WelfareS. O'Connor--
-GlossopD. Margerson--
-Hollingworth BrassC. Griffith--
-Irlam PublicJ. R. Hesford--
-LoughboroughC. B. Fisher--
-Morrison Busty CollieryG. Brown--
-Netherton Colliery WorkmansH. Aikman--
-Peak Dale PublicR. G. L. Hallam--
-Poulton-le-Fylde SilverC. B. Carter--
-Royal Buckley TownJ. K. Lloyd--
-Thornsett PrizeB. Taylor--
-Tyldesley PrizeB. Peacock--


1st: £40 Plus The Daily Mail Challenge Trophy
2nd: £25 Plus The National Brass Band Clup Challenge Trophy
3rd: £15
4th: £10 

Black Dyke Band - Brighouse & Rastrick, Huddersfield Town Hall

Saturday 27 March • Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA

Contest: 100thSpring Festival

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

Contest: Whit Friday March Contests

Friday 28 May • Saddleworth & Tameside OL3

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

The Marple Band

January 22 • Are you looking for a change of scene after lockdown has ended. The Marple Band are a friendly group of 1st Section musicians who are looking for an Eb Bass and Bb Bass player and tutti cornets.

Newstead Brass

January 18 • Due to impending motherhood, Newstead Brass (Championship section 2021) require PRINCIPAL CORNET to lead the band when rehearsals resume and to the planned section 1 national finals in September. Come and work with our esteemed MD, Jim Davies.

Newstead Brass

January 18 • Newstead Brass (Championship section 2021) require PRINCIPAL TROMBONE to lead the section when rehearsals resume and to the section 1 national finals in September (should they go ahead) and beyond. Come and work with our esteemed MD, Jim Davies.

David Barringer

Conductor and Adjudicator


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