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1989 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 9, 1989

Venue:
Free Trade Hall, Manchester

Test piece:
Diversions for Brass Band, Derek Bourgeois

Adjudicator(s):
Geoffrey Brand, Bernard Keeffe & David Read

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Kennedy's Swinton ConcertG. Cutt9193
2Hammonds SauceG. Whitham4191
3Leyland DAFR. Evans10190
4John Foster Black Dyke MillsD. King19189
5Grimethorpe CollieryF. Renton6188
6British Aerospace WingatesD. James8187
7Sun LifeR. Newsome16186
8Williams Fairey EngineeringP. Parkes14185
-Asphaltic NewhamN. Taken5-
-Brighouse & RastrickD. Broadbent13-
-Britannia Building Society FodenH. Snell1-
-CWS (Glasgow)M. Antrobus7-
-Desford Colliery CaterpillarJ. Watson18-
-Ever ReadyR. Payne3-
-IMI Yorkshire ImperialJ. Scott2-
-Jaguar Cars City of CoventryR. Farr11-
-Point of Ayr Colliery (EIMCO)P. Mottershead17-
-Rigid Container GroupB. Tovey15-
-Sellers EngineeringP. McCann12-

Prizes:

1st: £3,000 plus the British Open Challenge Trophy.
2nd: £2,000 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 prize money was donated by Yorkshire Bank.

The Iles Medal was awarded to James Shepperd.

The winning conductor, Garry Cutt was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

Rigid Container Group, Point of Ayr Colliery and CWS Glasgow were relegated.

Desford Colliery did not enter the 1990 contest. 



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Steve Pritchard-Jones

FTCL LTCL LDBBA DipMusEd GMus QTS NPQH
Conductor, Adjudicator, Teacher