1945 British Open Championships


Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Pride of Race, K. Wright

Harold Hind, Frank Wright & J.C.Dyson

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Fairey AviationH. Mortimer21189
2Grimethorpe CollieryG. Thompson18183
3Bickershaw CollieryH. Mortimer12180
4Creswell CollieryH. Moss7176
5Edge HillN. Jones4171
6Parc & DareH. Bebb3169
-Barrow Shipyard---
-Black Dyke Mills-2-
-Brighouse & RastrickE. Ball9-
-Carlton Main Frickley Colliery-23-
-City of Coventry-22-
-City of Leicester SP Constabulary---
-Cory Workmen-8-
-Crookhall Colliery-1-
-Denton Original---
-LNER (Gorton) Works---
-North Seaton-6-
-Parkhead Forge-5-
-Sankey's Castle Works-20-
-Yorkshire Copperworks---


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.

Chris Wormald

B.Mus (Hons), LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, adjudicator, arranger


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