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1888 British Open Championships

Date:
Monday, September 3, 1888

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Der Fligende Hollander, Wagner arr C. Godfrey

Adjudicator(s):
Charles Godfrey, George Miller, J. Kendrick Pyne

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Wyke TemperanceE. Swift9-
2Black Dyke MillsJ. Gladney15-
3Todmorden OldE. Swift16-
4Wyke OldJ. Gladney3-
5Oldham RiflesA. Owen4-
6Rochdale AmateurA. Owen7-
-Besses o' th' BarnA. Owen5-
-Blackburn boroughJ. Norwood13-
-Glossop OldJ. Gladney12-
-Heywood RiflesA. Owen6-
-Leeds ForgeE. Swift1-
-LinthwaiteJ. S. Jones8-
-Robin Hood RiflesA. S. Redgate11-
-Silverdale TemperanceA. Owen14-
-Southport RiflesJ. Rimmer10-
-StocksbridgeChas Marsden2-

Prizes:

1st: £30
2nd: £25
3rd: £20
4th: £12
5th: £8
6th: £5 



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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.


David Hirst

MA, B.Ed (Hons), LTCL
Conductor, adjudicator and arranger


               

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