2018 Butlins Mineworkers - Championship Section

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Butlins Skyline Resort, Skegness

Test piece:
Own Choice & Entertainment

Paul Holland & Ian Porthouse (Music for both elements), Paul Andrews, Kevin Wadsworth (Entertainment)

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Flowers
The Year of the Dragon
David Childs2/2 2+2+1+=5
2 Desford Colliery (LCITWF)
Contest Music
Michael Fowles 1/3 1+3+4=8
3 Woodfalls
Concerto No. 1 for Brass Band
Dr Robert Childs 3/7 4+6+2*=8
4 Friary Guildford
The Year of the Dragon
Chris King 6/4 5+4+3=12
5 Redbridge Brass
Contest Music
Jeremy Wise 5/1 3+5+5*=13
6 Virtuosi GUS
The Year of the Dragon
Adam Cooke 4/6 6+1+6=13
7 Jaguar Land Rover
The Year of the Dragon
Dave Lea 8/8 7+7+8=22
8 Haverhill Silver
The Year of the Dragon
Paul Filby 7/5 8+8+7=23

Highest Placed Mining Band: Desford Colliery (LCITWF)
Most Entertaining Band: Flowers
Test Piece Soloist: Nikki Longden, flugel, Desford Colliery (LCITWF)
Geoff Dove Soloist Award: Paul Richards, soprano, Flowers
Butlins Award for Services to Banding: 

Contest: 100thSpring Festival

Saturday 8 May • 97 Church St, Blackpool, FY1 1HL

Contest: 168th British Open

Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA

Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH

Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH

Contest: National Brass Band Championship of Great Britain

Saturday 2 October • Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 2AP

Chinnor Silver

April 19 • With rehearsals starting soon in line with government guidelines we are looking to strengthen BACKROW CORNETS &PERCUSSION TEAM concerts and contests planned.we rehearse on wednesdays in our own bandroom check out our lockdown performances and come join us

Chadderton Band

April 17 • Chadderton Band is a friendly non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections of the band particularly on Euph Drums and Horn. Come along for a blow most welcome.

Oxford Cherwell Brass

April 14 • Returning to the band room in May we have vacancies for second and third cornets. Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings 8-10pm at Edward Feild School, Kidlington. The band has engagements and contests lined up from late summer onwards.

Dr. Stephen Arthur Allen

D. Phil. (Oxon) [Ph.D Oxford University], GBSM, LTCL, ABSM, ALCM, Cert. Ed.


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