1917 British Open Championships

Saturday, September 1, 1917

Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Le Pre-aux-Clercs, Herold arr C. Godfrey

Harry Barlow, Angus Holden, George Mercer

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Horwich RMIJ. Greenwood10-
2Black Dyke MillsJ. Greenwood5-
3Woodlands VillageA. Owen11-
4Glazebury ChurchJ. Jennings9-
5Pemberton OldJ. Greenwood12-
6Fodens Motor WorksW. Halliwell2-
-EllandE. Beaumont7-
-Haydock CollieryJ. Greenwood8-
-Irwell SpringsW. Halliwell4-
-King CrossJ. Greenwood1-
-MarsdenT. Eastwood3-
-Wingates TemperanceJ. Greenwood6-


1st: £50
2nd: £25
3rd: £12
4th: £10
5th: £8
6th: £5 

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.

Jonathan Pippen

Conductor, Adjudicator, Trombone Soloist & Clinician


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