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1966 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 3, 1966

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Downland Suite, John Ireland

Adjudicator(s):
Denis Wright, Eric Bravington & John Carr

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1CWS (Manchester)A. Mortimer17193
2Yorkshire ImperialT. Walmsley12190
3Morris MotorsC. Edmunds15187
4Wingates TemperanceH. Parry16186
5Black Dyke MillsC. H. Jaeger5185
6Besses o' th' BarnF. Bryce10184
7Craghead CollieryE. Cunningham9185
8Cammell LairdJ. Scott11180
9Ransome & MarlesD. Masters18179
10FaireyL. Lamb4177
11Brighouse & RastrickW. Hargreaves3175
12TemplemoreA. E. Bell13174
13=Crossley's CarpetsJ. Harrison14173
13=LindleyP. Wadsworth8173
15Foden Motor WorksR. Mortimer1170
16Grimethorpe CollieryG. Thompson2162
17=MossleyS. Whiteham6160
17=Edge HillC. Marriott7160
17=Mid RhonddaF. Prior20160
20Carlton Main Frickley CollieryJ. Atherton19158

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 Edward C. Buttress. 



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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.


Kevin Wadsworth


Conductor, adjudicator, teacher (ABBA)


               

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