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1986 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Date:
Saturday, May 10, 1986

Venue:
Free Trade Hall, Manchester

Test piece:
The Wand of Youth, Elgar, arr. Bram Gay

Adjudicator(s):
Bram Gay, David Read

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Lewington Yamaha BrassD. Carr16189
2Solent ConcertW. Garner1188
3NewhamM. White9186
4Harrison TransportG. O' Connor24184
5Stalybridge & Jones & BrotherT. Walmsley8183
6AldbourneN. Seaman12-
7Bedford LeighM. Brownbill18-
8Blackburn & DarwenG. Clough5-
9B.T.MD. S. Stephens17-
10Cinderford SwanbrookC. L. Chappell15-
11City of SheffieldD. Hirst13-
12Coventry School of MusicL. Pepper22-
13DobcrossJ. Norris19-
14FlowersM. Cotter7-
15Greenall's ChampionJ. Hudson21-
16Hall's Oxford ConcertA. Leaper2-
17Hammond's Sauce WorksA. McLaughlin10-
18HanwellJ. Clark11-
19Ibstock Building ProductsJ. P. Lewsey6-
20LindleyN. Jowett20-
21Roberts BakeryC. Cranson23-
22St. AustellK. Dennison3-
23Thoresby Colliery WelfareD. E. Stephens14-
24Vickers Barrow WorksW. H. Maginn4-

Lewington Yamaha Brass and Solent Concert qualified for the 1986 British Open.

The Rochdale band withdrew

Prizes:

1st: £350 plus the Grand Challenge Shield.
2nd: £250 plus the Midland Music Trophy.
3rd: £175
4th: £125
5th: £75  



Foden's Band - St Michaels & All Angels Church

Saturday 25 May • Egerton Road, Ashton on Ribble, Preston PR2 1AJ


St Pinnock Brass Band - Rock Choir Cornwall

Sunday 26 May • Sterts Theatre, . Sterts, . Liskeard, . PL14 5AZ PL14 5AZ


Contest: All England International Masters

Sunday 26 May • The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive NN15 6PB


Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham Brass Band - Eastbourne Bandstand - 1812 concert

Wednesday 29 May • Bandstand, Grand Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3AD


Black Dyke Band - George Lawton Hall, Mossley

Thursday 30 May • George Lawton Hall, Stamford St, Mossley, Ashton-under-Lyne OL5 0HR


Lindley Band

May 24 • FRONT ROW CORNET required to join our friendly band who enjoy a sensible mix of engagements and contests. Our inspirational MD Mike Golding takes rehearsals on Monday and Wednesday evenings in our own modern bandroom located only 1m from M62 Jcn 24.


Littleport Brass Band

May 24 • Littleport Brass are currently a second section band in Cambridgeshire and rehearse every Wednesday evening 7.30-9.30. We are looking for an Eb bass and tuned percussionist. We are a friendly, active band playing at a variety of exciting concerts.


Stannington Brass Band

May 23 • A rare opportunity has arisen to join one of Sheffield's leading bands with a vacancy for an EEb TUBA PLAYER to complete our bass section. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests.


Brett Baker

BSc (Hons), ARCM, PG Dip
Rath clinician, conductor, teacher, adjudicator, editor