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1965 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 4, 1965

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Saga of the North, Cyril Jenkins

Adjudicator(s):
Denis Wright, Alex Mortimer & Tom Atkinson

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1FaireyL. Lamb17190
2Brighouse & RastrickW. Hargreaves14188
3Morris MotorsC. Edmunds9185
4Foden Motor WorksR. Mortimer7184
5Yorkshire ImperialT. Walmsley5182
6Ransome & MarlesD. Masters6180
-Besses o' th' BarnF. Bryce4-
-Cammell LairdJ. Scott12-
-Creswell CollieryE. Woodhouse3-
-Crossley's CarpetsJ. Harrison8-
-Edge HillW. Yates11-
-Grimethorpe CollieryG. Thompson2-
-HoggarthsD. Smith13-
-LindleyD. Wadsworth19-
-MossleyS. Whiteman20-
-SlaithwaiteR. Newsome10-
-St. DennisE. Williams1-
-TemplemoreA. E. Bell16-
-West Bromwich BoroughG. A. Morris15-
-Wingates TemperanceH. Parry6-

Prizes:

1st: £200 plus £2,000 Gold Trophy plus the W.D. & H.O. Wills Cup.
2nd: £125 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 Leonard Lamb. 



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


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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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