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2018 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Date:
Saturday, May 12, 2018

Venue:
Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Test piece:
The Triumph of Time, Peter Graham

Adjudicator(s):
Nigel Boddice MBE & Garry Cutt

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Hammonds Saltaire Morgan Griffiths 11 -
2 Aldbourne Dr David Thornton 10 -
3 Virtuosi GUS Adam Cooke 20 -
4 Woodfalls Dr Robert Childs 15 -
5 NASUWT Riverside Professor Nicholas Childs 2 -
6 Friary Guildford Chris King 4 -
7 Reg Vardy Russell Gray 6 -
8 Camborne Town Kevin MacKenzie 18 -
9 Pemberton Old Wigan DW Ben Dixon 3-
10 East Yorkshire Motor Services Stig Mærsk 14 -
11 Rainford Gareth Brindle 13 -
12 Thoresby Colliery Ian McElligott 12 -
13 Filton Concert Brass Tom Davoren 16 -
14 Milnrow Mark Bentham 17 -
15 Jaguar Land Rover Dave Lea 1 -
16 Tongwynlais Temperance Andreas Kratz 19 -
17 Hepworth Leigh Baker 5 -
18 Ashton-under-Lyne Philip Chalk 7 -
19 Llwydcoed Chris Turner 9 -
20 City of Cardiff (Mellingriffith) Dewi Griffiths 8 -
w Kirkintilloch - - -

Hammonds Saltaire and Aldbourne promoted to the British Open
Hepworth, Ashton-under-Lyne, Llwydcoed, City of Cardiff, Kirkintilloch relegated to Senior Cup

Best Instrumentalist: Isobel Daws (trombone), Friary Guildford 



Foden's Band - St Michaels & All Angels Church

Saturday 25 May • Egerton Road, Ashton on Ribble, Preston PR2 1AJ


St Pinnock Brass Band - Rock Choir Cornwall

Sunday 26 May • Sterts Theatre, . Sterts, . Liskeard, . PL14 5AZ PL14 5AZ


Contest: All England International Masters

Sunday 26 May • The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive NN15 6PB


Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham Brass Band - Eastbourne Bandstand - 1812 concert

Wednesday 29 May • Bandstand, Grand Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3AD


Black Dyke Band - George Lawton Hall, Mossley

Thursday 30 May • George Lawton Hall, Stamford St, Mossley, Ashton-under-Lyne OL5 0HR


Lindley Band

May 24 • FRONT ROW CORNET required to join our friendly band who enjoy a sensible mix of engagements and contests. Our inspirational MD Mike Golding takes rehearsals on Monday and Wednesday evenings in our own modern bandroom located only 1m from M62 Jcn 24.


Littleport Brass Band

May 24 • Littleport Brass are currently a second section band in Cambridgeshire and rehearse every Wednesday evening 7.30-9.30. We are looking for an Eb bass and tuned percussionist. We are a friendly, active band playing at a variety of exciting concerts.


Stannington Brass Band

May 23 • A rare opportunity has arisen to join one of Sheffield's leading bands with a vacancy for an EEb TUBA PLAYER to complete our bass section. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests.


Darren R. Hawken

PGdip, BMus(hons) PGCE, dipABRSM, LRSM
Conductor, Arranger, Teacher, Adjudicator, Band Trainer