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1878 British Open Championships

Date:
Monday, September 2, 1878

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Romeo e Guilietta, Gounod

Adjudicator(s):
Not Known

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Melton MillsJ. Gladney--
2KidsgroveT. Charlesworth--
3Denton Original---
4AccringtonJ. Gladney--
5Holm MillsE. Swift--

Prizes:

1st: £30
2nd: £20
3rd: £15
4th: £12
5th: £7

Meltham Mills achieved the hat-trick and were barred for two years. 



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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.


Jonathan Pippen


Conductor, Adjudicator, Trombone Soloist & Clinician


               

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