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1955 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, October 29, 1955

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Blackfriars, Edric Cundell, arr. F. Wright

Adjudicator(s):
D. McBain, Harold Moss, Drake Rimmer

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Munn & FeltonsH. Mortimer19190
2Ransome & MarlesE. Ball12187
3CWS (Manchester)A. Mortimer3183
4Creswell CollieryG. Thompson11182
5Black Dyke MillsH. Mortimer8181
6Morris MotorsH. Mortimer18180
-Clayton AnilineE. Buttress15-
-Crossley's CarpetsW. Wood17-
-EasingtonC. Peacock7-
-Fairey AviationH. Mortimer6-
-FalmouthA. G. Richards4-
-Fodens Motor WorksH. Mortimer5-
-Forfar InstrumentalE. Clayton1-
-Hazells Printing WorksG. Crossland9-
-Horden CollieryW. Lowes2-
-LarkhallC. Telfer10-
-MelingriffithT. J. Powell13-
-Parc & DareH. Heyes14-
-St. DennisJ. Harrison16-

Edric Cundell was the appointed referee.

Prizes:

1st: 200 Guineas
2nd: 150 Guineas
3rd: 75 Guineas
4th: 50 Guineas

At 3.15pm on the day the BBC had a 'live' pickup from the contest itself for the results. 



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


Freckleton Band

May 19 • We have a vacancy for a 2nd Baritone player. The band currently competes in the Championship section and have a balanced concert and contest programme. Rehearsal nights are Mondays and Thursdays.


Freckleton Band

May 19 • We have a vacancy for a 2nd trombone player, although the solo trombone position would be available to the right person. The band are currently competing in the Championship section and have a balanced concert and contest programme.


Harlow Brass Band

May 19 • Musical Director required


Nigel Seaman

ARMCM ARNCM
Conductor, band trainer, teacher and adjudicator