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2017 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Date:
Saturday, May 13, 2017

Venue:
Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Test piece:
Reflections on Swan Lake, Stephen Roberts

Adjudicator(s):
Allan Ramsay and Steve Sykes

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Whitburn Professor Nicholas Childs 10
2 Wingates Paul Andrews 20
3 Reg Vardy Russell Gray 19
4 NASUWT Riverside David Roberts 14
5 Virtuosi GUS Adam Cooke 4
6 Woodfalls Dr Robert Childs 5
7 Hepworth Leigh Baker 13
8 Camborne Town Kevin MacKenzie 2
9 Aldbourne David Johnson 15
10 Ashton-under-Lyne Philip Chalk 11
11 Thoresby Colliery Ian McElligott 1
12 Hammonds Saltaire Morgan Griffiths 6
13 Pemberton Old Wigan DW Ben Dixon 16
14 Tongwynlais Temperance Michael Fowles 9
15 Rainford Gareth Brindle 3
16 Kirkintilloch Bryan Allen 12
17 Llwydcoed Chris Turner 7
18 Unite the Union (City of Sheffield) John Roberts 18
19 Northop Silver Paul Hughes 8
20 Burry Port Town Andrew Jones 17

Whitburn and Wingates promoted to the British Open
Llwydcoed, Unite the Union, Northop Silver, Burry Port Town relegated to Senior Cup

Best Instrumentalist: Andy MacDonald (cornet), Wingates 



Grimethorpe Colliery Band -

Sunday 19 May • Prince of Wales Theatre. Church St. Cannock WS11 1DE


Contest: scaba Entertainments

Sunday 19 May • The Hawth in Crawley, West Sussex RH10 6YZ


Newstead Brass -

Sunday 19 May • St Wilfrids Church, Church Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottingham, NG17 8LA


Black Dyke Band - Stoller Hall, Manchester

Sunday 19 May • Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1DA


Grimethorpe Colliery Band -

Sunday 19 May • Prince of Wales Centre, Church Street, Cannock, Staffs WS11 1DE WS11 1DE


Chinnor Silver

May 19 • We are looking to add a few new faces and require Bb BASS and aTUTTI CORNET . Rehearsals are on a Wednesday and held in our own bandroom. Good mix of concerts and contests planned


Lostock Hall Brass Band

May 16 • LostockHall Band 3rd Section we don't need 76 but would welcome a Trombone to join our ranks (Solo or Bass) and a Bb bass We are a friendly sociable village band with a wide variety of engagements. Situated just off M6 junction 29 close to Preston


The Corsham Band

May 16 • Due to work commitments, a vacancy has arisen for a Tenor Trombone player. First or Second position available. We are a newly promoted Second Section band with a friendly and enthusiastic team.


Alan Duguid

BA (Hons), PGDipMus, PGCE
Conductor, Composer, Adjudicator (ABBA)