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1881 British Open Championships

Date:
Monday, September 5, 1881

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Cinq Mars, Gounod arr C. Godfrey

Adjudicator(s):
Charles Godfrey, J. P. Clarke, James Jenkins

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke MillsA. Owen--
2Meltham MillsJ. Gladney--
3StalybridgeJ. Gladney--
4BoarshurstA. Owen--
5TrawdenA. Owen--
6BarnsleyJ. Gladney--

Prizes:

1st: £30
2nd: £20
3rd: £15
4th: £12
5th: £8
6th: £5

Black Dyke Mills achieved the hat-trick and were barred for two years; 



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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.


Gordon Eddison

B Ed (Hons). Member AoBBA.
Conductor and Adjudicator.


               

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