1953 Spring Festival - Senior Trophy

Saturday, May 16, 1953

Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
A Holiday Suite, Eric Ball

S. H. Boddington

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Nelson Silver PrizeC. Smith9189
2Tyldesley PrizeF. Martland18187
3Askern Colliery SilverE. Pierce10186
4Upton Colliery Workpeople'sJ. Stevens4185
-Altofts West Riding CollieryC. Wilkinson1-
-Bentley Colliery SilverA. Barnett3-
-Banks Brass BandW. Haydock11-
-Chapel-en-le-FrithJ. Cooke2-
-Clayton West Brass BandM. Wood5-
-Chadderton & DistrictW. Orcher15-
-Crewe SquadronE. Stokes--
-Gorton SilverH. Mallinder8-
-Honley Silver PrizeA. Beardsell13-
-Ind Coope & Allsopp SilverK. Keates7-
-Kirkby CollieryF. Wilks21-
-Langanvale SilverR. Adair20-
-Poynton BrassK. Smith12-
-Pemberton OldJ. Fairhurst23-
-Shirley SilverR. Lugg17-
-Thurlstone BrassJ. Fisher22-
-Todmorden Old BrassJ. Akroyd16-
-Yorkshire W. D. TransportC. A. Smith14-
-Whitworth & SpennymoorT. W. Hull19-
-York Rly Inst. SilverH. Mileman6-


1st: £40 Plus The News Chronicle Challenge Trophy
2nd: £25 Plus The National Brass Band Club Challenge Trophy
3rd: £15
4th: £10 

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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.

Alwyn Green

Conductor, composer, arranger, adjudicator, teacher and soloist


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