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1962 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 15, 1962

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Island Heritage, Helen Perkin

Adjudicator(s):
John Faulds, Harry Hayes & Eric Ball

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1FaireyL. Lamb22196
2Ransome & MarlesG. Hespe17195
3Yorkshire ImperialA. Owenson12192
4Crossley's CarpetsJ. Harrison10190
5Morris MotorsS. Boddington5188
6Black Dyke MillsG. Whitham18185
-Agnes StreetE. Ruddock14-
-Besses o' th' BarnW. Wood1-
-Blackhall CollieryH. Strong6-
-CWS (Manchester)A. Mortimer2-
-Cammell LairdR. Mortimer8-
-Carlton Main Frickley CollieryJ. Atherton13-
-Creswell CollieryW. Heaton7-
-Eccles BoroughE. Buttress20-
-Foden Motor WorksR. Mortimer16-
-Grimethorpe CollieryG. Thompson36-
-HoggarthsJ. A. Hughes15-
-LindleyP. Wadsworth4-
-Rushden TemperanceW. Scholes19-
-SlaithwaiteR. Newsome11-
-TemplemoreA. E. Bell9-
-Wingates TemperanceH. Parry21-

Prizes:

1st: £200 plus £2,000 Gold Trophy plus 'Sunday Chronicle' Trophy.
2nd: £120 plus The Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £100
4th: £60
5th: £40
6th: £25

Each member of the winning band received engraved certificates.

The winning conductor received an engraved cigarette casket.

The Iles Medal was presented to Rex Mortimer. 



Contest: 168th British Open

Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA


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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.


Derek Renshaw

ABBA Member
Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator.


               

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