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1987 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 5, 1987

Venue:
Free Trade Hall, Manchester

Test piece:
Freedom, Hubert Bath

Adjudicator(s):
David Read, Jimmy Howe & Bram Gay

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Williams Fairey EngineeringR. Newsome7194
2Britannia Building Society FodenH. Snell17192
3Grimethorpe CollieryD. James15191
4Ever ReadyE. Cunningham4190
5Brighouse & RastrickD. Broadbent20189
6Desford Colliery DowtyG. Whitham2188
7Kennedy's Swinton ConcertD. King1-
-Besses o' th' BarnN. M. Taylor14-
-Black Dyke MillsP. Parkes10-
-Blackburn & DarwenA. Evans3-
-British Aerospace WingatesG. Brand11-
-CoryA. Kenney16-
-GUSJ. Berryman8-
-IMI Yorkshire ImperialJ. Scott12-
-Jaguar Cars (City of Coventry)R. Franks5-
-Lewington YamahaD. Hirst19-
-Leyland DAFR. Evans18-
-Point of Ayr Colliery (EIMCO)D. Stephens6-
-Sun LifeR. Wiffin13-
-William Davis ConstructionK. Wilkinson9-

Prizes:

1st: £2,000 plus British Open Gold Trophy.
2nd: £1,500 plus the Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £1,000 plus the Harry Mortimer Trophy.
4th: £500 plus the Edrich Siebert Memorial Trophy.
5th: £400
6th: £300

The Iles Medal was awarded to John Berryman.

The prize money was donated by British Coal.

William Davis Construction and Blackburn and Darwen were relegated. 



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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.


Mike Sheppard

B.A. (Hons) Music
Composer, conductor, teacher, author


               

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