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2011 Welsh Open Championship — Gallery - Contest images

11 bands each played their part in providing the entertainment at the Grand Pavilion in Porthcawl on Saturday...

14th Welsh Open Entertainment Contest
Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl

19th February

Pictures and Comments by Iwan Fox


Bilingual billing for the Welsh Open in Porthcawl


Matthew Jenkins leads the way with Pontardulais


All singing and dancing for Tylorstown as they take the 'Best Entertainment' prize


Three of a kind for Burry Port in Trumpet Blues...


Giving it some for City of Cardiff in fifth place...


Like father like son - the James family with Tongwynlais


Hands up if you like it - third placed Tongwynlais point upwards...


Eyes wide shut for Richard Pemberton and Staines


Red Nose Day for Bournemouth Concert's horn section


Sublime flugel as Tredegar's new signing Danny Winder performs


All in a line for winners Tredegar


Team work from Abergavenny Borough's cornet section


The stunning virtuosity of solo prize winner Jonathan Pippen of BTM


BTM's horn star Dai Cornelius helps this band to  second place


Gone fishing for Lydbrook's Pearl Fishers on euph



Boarshurst Silver Band - Vernon Building Society (Poynton) Brass Band

Sunday 29 January • Boarshurst Band Club. Greenbridge Lane. Greenfield. Saddleworth OL3 7EW


Regent Hall Concerts - The January Band

Friday 3 February • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C2DJ


Regent Hall Concerts - Junior Guildhall Brass Band

Friday 10 February • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C2DJ


Contest: Norwegian National Brass Band Championships

Friday 10 February • Grieghallen, Bergen, N-5015 N-5015


Contest: Norwegian National Brass Band Championships

Saturday 11 February • Grieghallen, Bergen, N-5015 N-5015


Concert Brass Poynton

January 28 • Tired of Contesting? Concert Brass Poynton seek a Bass, Front Row Cornet and Trombone player. Not a learner band. Higher section players should enjoy our rehearsal. Rehearing Weds, 8.00 to 10.00pm in Poynton (between Stockport & Macclesfield.


Mereside Brass

January 27 • Mereside Brass (Rudheath, Northwich, Cheshire) are looking for a front row CORNET, possibly PRINCIPAL for the right player. We are a friendly 4th Section band, currently not contesting but with a sensible calendar of jobs and band social events


The GUS Band

January 27 • The GUS Band is seeking applications for the position of Soprano Cornet. . The GUS Band are a championship section band based in central Northampton and rehearse Mondays and Thursdays 8-10pm


John Ward


Conductor, Adjudicator


               

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