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1970 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, October 10, 1970

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Pride of Youth (Gordon Jacob)

Adjudicator(s):
Herbert Howells, Eric Ball, Drake Rimmer

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Grimethorpe CollieryGeorge Thompson1295
2Ransome Hoffman PollandDennis Masters1394
3HanwellEric Bravington893
4Shaftesbury Crusade (Bristol)A. Goulding1191
No information as yet on the band who came 5th 6Ever ReadyE. Cunningham14-
-Cammell LairdJ. Scott6-
-City of CoventryA. Chappell5-
-Clydebank BurghA. Glucas9-
-Dawdon LodgeS. H. MacDonald1-
-DalmellingtonA. Street16-
-Markham & DistrictD. V. Hendy4-
-Parc & DareW. Hargreaves10-
-St. DennisE. Williams2-
-Thoresby CollieryW. Lippeatt15-
-Wingates TemperanceD. Smith7-
-Yorkshire ImperialT. Walmsley3-

Prizes:

1st: £200
2nd: £150
3rd: £75
4th: £50

The winning conductor received a Baton of Honour.
Individual players of the winning band received an inscribed medal.

The Insignia of Honour was awarded to Lyndon Baglin.
The Spotlight on Service was given to Jack Atherton.  



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Chris King

MBA, BMus(Hons), LRSM, AoBBA
Conductor, Arranger, Adjudicator, Compere, Band Trainer


               

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