1953 Spring Festival - Senior Cup

Saturday, May 16, 1953

Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
King Lear, Drake Rimmer

Eric Ball

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Prince-Smith & Stells SilverJ. Moor-181
2Wharncliffe SilkstoneE. Hoole-179
3Wheatley Hill CollieryW. Buckby-177
4A.T.M. Works BandW. Yates-176
-Agnes Street TemperanceE. Ruddock--
-Barrow Iron & SteelworksJ. Jacobs--
-Cheetham Hill PublicF. Bonelli--
-Craghead Colliery BandE. Cunningham--
-Cowpen & Crofton Workmen'sT. Dixon--
-Dobcross Prize BandJ. Platt--
-Heage Silver BandJ. Webster--
-Haydock CollieryJ. Stevens--
-Harworth Colliery BandJ. Parkin--
-Killamarsh Silver BandC. Shamwill--
-Kirkby Old BandH. Lowe--
-Lisburn Temperance SilverA. Whitehead--
-Langley Prize BandD. Masters--
-55th Old Boys SilverA. Forbes--
-Storey's of Lancaster WorksA. Brownbill--
-Slaithwaite BandA. Mortimer--
-Thornley Colliery BandE. Kitto--
-Yeadon Old BandG. Lawson--


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.

Phil Lawrence

Composer and conductor


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