1853 British Open Championships

Monday, September 5, 1853

Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Two 'Own Choice' Selections

John Ellwood, John Oakden (Snr), Mr Dowlingate

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Mosley TemperanceW. Taylor8-
2DewsburyS. Greenwood1-
3Bramley TemperanceM. Whitley7-
4Bury BoroughJ. Binns2-
-NantwichT. Hassal5-
-Newton Bank Print Works (Hyde)J. Ainsworth4-
-Saddleworth & HaybottomsJ. Hamson--
-Woodside (Halifax)J. Settle6-


1st: £16
2nd: £6
3rd: £4
4th: £2 

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

Contest: Youth Brass in Concert

Saturday 20 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR

Essex Police Band

May 11 • Percussionist required. Preferably with experience playing in Brass Band, Wind Band or Orchestra. We do not contest but play to a good standard and play a variety of contempory and historical music.

Essex Police Band

May 11 • Musical Director required. We are a friendly band, based in Chelmsford Essex with a core of competent players and perform at a variety of events across Essex and in surrounding areas. We rehearse every Wednesday evening at Police HQ Chelmsford

St Dennis Band

May 10 • The St Dennis Band - Cornwall (Championship Section/Grand Shield) invites expressions of interest for the position of PRINCIPAL CORNET. Based in Mid Cornwall and just 5 minutes off the A30, the band rehearses every Monday and Thursday at 19:45.

Andrew White

MA(Ed Man), B Ed (Hons), BBCM, ADNCB, PGCE, Cert Ed
Conductor, Arranger, Adjudicator & Educationist


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