1961 Spring Festival - Senior Cup

Saturday, May 13, 1961

Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
From The New World, Dvorak

George Hespe

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Leeds ModelP. Kitson7183
2Stanton IronworksA. Lunn1180
3Heage SilverJ. Webster15178
4Elsecar Main CollieryP. Lewis13177
-Bloomfield Amateur SilverJ. McCoy11-
-Brandon CollieryJ. Mains4-
-Clifton & LightcliffeF. Rimmer3-
-Clipstone Colliery WelfareA. Hindmarsh19-
-Cortonwood CollieryE. Vickers21-
-Gomersal MillsN. Hudson5-
-Greenway MoorT. Gray18-
-Hepworth SilverG. Kaye2-
-Kippax OldN. Morley22-
-Laganvale SilverR. Swann13-
-Leicester ForestersE. W. Massey10-
-Lydbrook SilverN. Barnett12-
-Mirrlees WorksN. Ashcroft14-
-55th Old Boys SilverE. Crozier8-
-Rowntree Cocoa WorksL. Lambeth6-
-Stedfast BandS. Dyke20-
-Storey's of LancasterA. Brownbill16-
-Washington CollieryA. Ward9-


1st: £50 Plus The Daily Dispatch Challenge Cup
2nd: £30 Plus The Belle Vue 50 Guineas Challenge Cup
3rd: £20
4th: £10 

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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.

Mike Sheppard

B.A. (Hons) Music
Composer, conductor, teacher, author


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