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1955 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Date:
Saturday, May 21, 1955

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Rhapsody in Brass, Dean Goffin

Adjudicator(s):
Harry Mortimer

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Markham Main CollieryE. Griffiths14182
2Marston ValleyG. Crossland8181
3Appleby-Frodingham WorksW. Kendall6180
4Hawick SaxhornJ. Amos10170
-Beswick PrizeA. Risby13-
-Blackhall CollieryG. Jacobs7-
-Crossley's Carpet WorksJ. Harrison9-
-Finedon OldA. Remmington12-
-Fisher & Ludlow WorksM. Clayton16-
-Irwell SpringsT. Walmsley2-
-Lindley PrizeP. Wadsworth4-
-Lockwood of HuddersfieldJ. E. Pearson1-
-Newmarket CollieryT. Atkinson11-
-Prince-Smith & Stells SilverkR. Lightfoot3-
-Slaithwaite BandN. Thorpe5-
-Wharncliffe SilkstoneE. Hoole15-

Prize:

1st: £75 Plus The Daily Express Challenge Shield
2nd: £50 Plus The Belle Vue 100 Guineas Challenge Trophy
3rd: £30
4th: £15 



Grimethorpe Colliery Band -

Sunday 19 May • Prince of Wales Theatre. Church St. Cannock WS11 1DE


Contest: scaba Entertainments

Sunday 19 May • The Hawth in Crawley, West Sussex RH10 6YZ


Newstead Brass -

Sunday 19 May • St Wilfrids Church, Church Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottingham, NG17 8LA


Black Dyke Band - Stoller Hall, Manchester

Sunday 19 May • Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1DA


Grimethorpe Colliery Band -

Sunday 19 May • Prince of Wales Centre, Church Street, Cannock, Staffs WS11 1DE WS11 1DE


Chinnor Silver

May 19 • We are looking to add a few new faces and require Bb BASS and aTUTTI CORNET . Rehearsals are on a Wednesday and held in our own bandroom. Good mix of concerts and contests planned


Lostock Hall Brass Band

May 16 • LostockHall Band 3rd Section we don't need 76 but would welcome a Trombone to join our ranks (Solo or Bass) and a Bb bass We are a friendly sociable village band with a wide variety of engagements. Situated just off M6 junction 29 close to Preston


The Corsham Band

May 16 • Due to work commitments, a vacancy has arisen for a Tenor Trombone player. First or Second position available. We are a newly promoted Second Section band with a friendly and enthusiastic team.


Jack Capstaff

Bmus (Hons)
Conductor | Composer