1947 Spring Festival - Senior Cup

Saturday, May 10, 1947

Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Divertimento, Eric Ball

Alfred Ashpole, George Turner

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Royston New MoncktonW. Foster-184
2Grantham TownJ. Boddice-180
3Butterfield's Tank WorksJ. Sykes-177
4Middlewich CentenaryJ. Thorpe-172
5Scotter SilverR. Smith-170
-Agnes Street TemperanceE. Ruddock--
-Altrincham Boro'A. Smith--
-Barrow Iron & Steel WorksJ. Jacobs--
-Bethal SilverE. Clayton--
-Burnley Home Guard AssociationC. Constable--
-Coedpoeth PublicW. George--
-Clayton Aniline WorksE. Buttress--
-DarlingtonJ. Pattinson--
-GlodwickJ. L. Widdowson--
-Gomersal MillsH. Kemp--
-Gorton & Openshaw OldW. Phillips--
-Hammond's Sauce WorksH. B. Hawley--
-Hawick SaxhornH. B. Hutchinson--
-Haworth PublicA. Rogerson--
-Hugh Stevenson & SonsD. Power--
-KnottingS. Marshall--
-Llay WelfareJ. Donlan--
-Ollerton CollieryW. Appleton--
-ReddishF. Smith--
-Silverwood CollieryR. Gray--
-Skelmersdale TemperanceF. Astley--
-Summers' SteelworksF. Mortimer--
-Waltham British LegionG. Friday--
-Whaley Bridge PublicF. Wood--


1st: £20
2nd: £12
3rd: £ 8
4th: £ 4
5th: £ 3 

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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.

Michael Bennett

BSc, RNCM (Perf)
Performer, Composer, Arranger, Teacher


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