1946 British Open Championships


Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Salute to Freedom, Eric Ball

Henry Geehl, Harold Hind & Frank Wright

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Bickershaw CollieryH. Mortimer-193
2Fairey AviationH. Mortimer-190
3Munn & FeltonsS. Boddington-188
4Creswell CollieryH. Moss-187
5Carlton Main Frickley CollieryA. E. Bodrick-184
6Grimethorpe CollieryG. Thompson-184
-Barrow Shipyard---
-Brighouse & Rastrick---
-Brodsworth Colliery---
-Canal Ironworks---
-City of Coventry---
-Cory Workmen---
-Crookhall Colliery---
-Edge Hill---
-Firbeck Colliery---
-Fisher & Ludlow---
-Hickleton Main---
-Parc & Dare---
-Sankey's Castle Works---
-St Hilda's---
-Wingates Temperance---
-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.

Steve Pritchard-Jones

Conductor, Adjudicator, Teacher


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