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1982 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 4, 1982

Venue:
Free Trade Hall, Manchester

Test piece:
Three Figures, Herbert Howells

Adjudicator(s):
Arthur Butterworth, Bernard Keefe & David Read

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Besses o' th' BarnR. Newsome18191
2Fairey EngineeringG. Brand9189
3GUSK. Wilkinson11186
4Desford CollieryH. Snell10184
5Ever ReadyE. Cunningham6182
6Leyland VehiclesR. Evans19181
-Bass WingatesD. Carr2-
-Black Dyke MillsP. Parkes14-
-Brighouse & RastrickJ. Scott5-
-Brodsworth CollieryD. Carr16-
-CWS (Manchester)F. Renton21-
-Carlton Main Frickley CollieryD. Stephens12-
-City of CoventryS. Shimwell20-
-CoryA. Kenney17-
-FodensH. Snell15-
-Grimethorpe CollieryP. Robinson13-
-Hammonds SauceG. Whitham3-
-Hawthorn City (Australia)L. Hicks8-
-Rochdale WilsonsD. Loukes4-
-Sun LifeD. Bourgeois22-
-William Davis ConstructionJ. Berryman1-
-Yorkshire ImperialJ. Pryce Jones7-

The contest was sponsored by the Daily Mirror Newspaper.

Prizes:

1st: £2,000 plus £2000 Guineas Gold Challenge Trophy, plus the Daily Mirror Trophy.
2nd: £1,250 plus the Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £800
4th: £550
5th: £450
6th: £350

Each member of the winning band received a specially engraved certificate.

The winning band received a Sovereign cornet.

The Iles Medal was awarded to Denis Carr.

No bands lost their place for the 1983 contest. 



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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.


Jenny Gartside

Bsc Hons
Jeweller, brass band themed jewellery and pin badges


               

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