1956 Spring Festival - Senior Trophy

Saturday, May 26, 1956

Belle Vue, Manchester

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

T. J. Powell

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Thorne Colliery SilverJ. Atherton15188
2Gainsborough Britannia WorksH. Nuttall5184
3Dinnington Main CollieryJ. Armstrong20182
4LockwoodN. Hudson1176
-Altofts West Riding CollieryC. Wilkinson6-
-Arley WelfareJ. Brotherhood8-
-Askern Colliery SilverJ. Boddice16-
-Bentley Colliery SilverE. Pearce2-
-Brodsworth Colliery ClubJ. Boddice11-
-Colwyn TownJ. T. Conway18-
-Dodsworth Miners' WelfareS. O'Connor3-
-Harworth Colliery WelfareJ. Parkin19-
-Hessle British LegionA. Whitehead17-
-Hornsey British LegionJ. R. Gill9-
-Kibworth SilverG. M. Elliott7-
-Kippax OldM. Morley10-
-Langwith Miners WelfareG. H. Thorpe4-
-Northfield SilverD. Marters12-
-55th Old Boys' SilverT. G. Lavery13-
-Poynton BrassJ. R. Heap14-
-Upton Colliery Workpeople'sJ. Stevens21-


1st: £40 Plus The News Chronicle Challenge Trophy
2nd: £25 Plus The National Brass Band Club 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.

Nigel Seaman

Conductor, band trainer, teacher and adjudicator


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