1941 British Open Championships


Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Various Test Pieces

Harold Hind & George Hawkins

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Fairey AviationH. Mortimer12-
2Derby Borough PoliceH. Evetts2-
3City of CoventryH. Heyes5-
4Bickershaw CollieryW. Haydock13-
5Horton CollieryW. Lores14-
6ICI (Alkali)H. Mortimer8-
-Barrow Shipyard-11-
-Brighouse & Rastrick-1-
-Cadishead PublicW. Wood10-
-Cory's Workmen-9-
-Derby Borough PoliceH. Evetts2-
-Enfield CentralE. S. Carter3-
-Horwich Old-15-
-Platts Morton Colliery-6-
-Sankey's Castle Works-4-

The bands had a choice of three test pieces:
Academic Festival Overture; Robin Hood; The Crusaders  

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

Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH

Contest: National Brass Band Championship of Great Britain

Saturday 2 October • Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 2AP

Contest: Youth Brass in Concert

Saturday 20 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR

Essex Police Band

May 11 • Percussionist required. Preferably with experience playing in Brass Band, Wind Band or Orchestra. We do not contest but play to a good standard and play a variety of contempory and historical music.

Essex Police Band

May 11 • Musical Director required. We are a friendly band, based in Chelmsford Essex with a core of competent players and perform at a variety of events across Essex and in surrounding areas. We rehearse every Wednesday evening at Police HQ Chelmsford

St Dennis Band

May 10 • The St Dennis Band - Cornwall (Championship Section/Grand Shield) invites expressions of interest for the position of PRINCIPAL CORNET. Based in Mid Cornwall and just 5 minutes off the A30, the band rehearses every Monday and Thursday at 19:45.

Gordon Eddison

B Ed (Hons). Member AoBBA.
Conductor and Adjudicator.


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