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2012 Butlins Mineworkers Festival — Championship Section runners & riders

12 bands take to the stage on the weekend to balance their nautical exploits with their X Factor entertainment...

cmfCarlton Main Frickley
Conductor:
Phillip McCann
4BR Ranking:  9

Principal Players:
Principal Cornet: Kirsty Abbotts
Principal Euphonium: Toni Howden
Soprano: Gary Bates
Solo Horn: Paul Bennett
Flugel: Anna Spedding
Solo Trombone: Becky Lundberg
Baritone: Heather Law
Eb Tuba: Paul Davies
Bb Tuba: Ray Sykes MBE

Butlins Record:
2011: DNC
2010: DNC
2009: 6th overall (6th/7th)
2008: DNC
2007: DNC
2006: 2nd overall (2nd/3rd)
2005: 5th overall (7th/2nd)
2003: 2nd overall (2nd/4th)


DesfordDesford Colliery
Conductor:
Russell Gray
4BR Ranking: 20

Principal Players:
Principal Cornet: Gary Wyatt
Euphonium: Brendan Wheeler
Soprano: Steven Bailey
Trombone: Tom Berry
Solo Horn: Billy Rushworth
Flugel: Brian Winter
Solo Baritone: Kate Williams
Eb Bass: Nick Etheridge
Bb Bass: Paul Thomas 

Butlins Record:
2011: 2nd overall (2nd/5th)
2010: Winners (1st/1st)
2009: 3rd overall (5th/1st)
2008: Winners (1st/2nd)
2007: Winners (2nd/1st)
2006: DNC
2005: 4th overall (5th/4th)
2003: Winners (1st/1st)


EYMSEast Yorkshire Motor Services
Conductor:
Alan Morrison
4BR Ranking: 72

Principal Players:
Principal Cornet: Neil Day
Euphonium: Neil Johnson
Soprano: John Belton
Trombone: Mark Unsworth
Solo Horn: Alison Grantham
Flugel: Kathy Newiss
Solo Baritone: John Mathews
Eb Bass: Gareth Hughes
Bb Bass: Stephen Gibson 

Butlins Record:
2011: 9th overall (10th/4th)
2010: 5th overall (3rd/7th)
2009: 5th overall (4th/5th)
2008: DNC
2007: DNC
2006: DNC
2005: DNC
2003: DNC


FlowersFlowers
Conductor:
Paul Holland
4BR Ranking: 27

Principal Players:
Principal Cornet: Andrew Smith
Euphonium: Andy Hicks
Soprano: Paul Richards
Trombone: Rob Marsh
Solo Horn: Stewart Crawford
Flugel: Tim Malpas
Solo Baritone: Ben Stratford
Eb Bass: Andy Johnson
Bb Bass: Craig Williams

Butlins Record:
2011: Winners (1st/3rd)
2010: 6th overall (4th/6th)
2009: DNC
2008: DNC
2007: 4th (4th/9th)
2006: Winners (1st/2nd)
2005: DNC
2003: DNC


JagJaguar Land Rover
Conductor:
Dave Lea
4BR Ranking:  70

Principal Players:
Principal Cornet: Paul White
Euphonium: Ian Wright
Soprano: Darren Lea
Trombone: Kevin Lea
Solo Horn: Lara Jones
Flugel: Andrew Bates
Solo Baritone: George Draycott
Eb Bass: Mike Wild
Bb Bass: Simon Archer

Butlins Record:
2010: DNC
2009: DNC
2008: DNC
2007: DNC
2006: DNC
2005: DNC
2003: DNC


MarsdenMarsden Silver Prize
Conductor:
Glyn Williams
4BR Ranking: 34

Principal Players:
Principal Cornet: Jason Evans
Euphonium: Emily Braverman
Soprano: Dale Garner
Trombone: Nathan Moore
Solo Horn: Debbie Lea
Flugel: Alistair Campbell
Solo Baritone: Michael Cavanagh
Eb Bass: Matthew Schofield
Bb Bass: Drew Goodier

Butlins Record:
2011: 7th overall (4th/9th)
2010: DNC
2009: DNC
2008: DNC
2007: DNC
2006: 2nd in First Section
2005: DNC
2003: DNC


RedbridgeRedbridge Brass
Conductor:
Jeremy Wise
4BR Ranking: 31

Principal Players:
Principal Cornet: Cliff Pask
Euphonium: Lisa Brill
Soprano: Amanda Solesbury
Horn: Chloe Mallett
Flugel: Alan Roberts
Trombone: Neil Hadden
Baritone: Rob Fox
Eb Tuba: Chris Bearman
Bb Tuba: Graham Patterson 

Butlins Record:
2011: 4th overall (3rd/6th)
2010: 3rd overall (6th/2nd)
2009: Winners (2nd/2nd)
2008: DNC
2007: 8th overall (=7th/8th)
2006: 3rd overall (8th/1st)
2005: 3rd overall (8th/1st)
2003: DNC


ToresbyThoresby Colliery
Conductor:
Ian Porthouse
4BR Ranking: 75

Principal Players:
Principal Cornet: Claire Taylor
Euphonium: Simon Wills
Soprano: Graham Drury
Horn: Jackie Greenstad
Flugel: Andrew Bevan
Trombone: Sheila Blige
Baritone: Dave Buckley
Eb Tuba: Eddie Anguish
Bb Tuba: Dave Howells 

Butlins Record:
2011: 6th overall (5th/7th)
2010: 8th overall (7th/10th)
2009: 12th overall (11th/11th)
2008: 7th overall (9th/5th)
2007: 6th overall (11th/3rd)
2006: 9th overall (9th/6th)
2005: 9th overall (9th/6th)
2003: 3rd overall (3rd/2nd)


TongTongwynlais Temperance
Conductor:
Philip Harper
4BR Ranking:  22

Principal Players:
Principal Cornet: Chris Howley
Euphonium: Martyn Patterson
Soprano: Morgan James
Trombone: Daffyd Thomas
Solo Horn: Alyn James
Flugel: David James
Solo Baritone: Russ Lock
Eb Bass: Carlton Sykes
Bb Bass: Andrew Robins

Butlins Record:
2011: DNC
2010: DNC
2009: DNC
2008: 3rd overall (6th/3rd)
2007: 3rd overall (3rd/2nd)
2006: 11th overall (11th/10th)
2005: DNC
2003: DNC


GUSVirtuosi GUS
Conductor:
John Berryman
4BR Ranking:  21

Principal Players:
Principal Cornet: Peter Collins
Euphonium: Mark Giles
Soprano: Martin Britt
Trombone: Chris Jeans
Solo Horn: Nathan Waterman
Flugel: Thomas Fountain
Solo Baritone: Jo Stephenson
Eb Bass: Linda Hobbs
Bb Bass: Mike Smith

Butlins Record:
2011: 3rd overall (7th/1st)
2010: 4th overall (5th/4th)
2009: 4th overall (3rd/6th)
2008: 5th overall (7th/4th)
2007: 2nd overall (2nd/1st)
2006: 6th overall (3rd/9th)
2005: DNC
2003: DNC


WingatesWingates
Conductor:
Andrew Berryman
4BR Ranking:  38

Principal Players:
Principal Cornet: Andrew MacDonald
Euphonium: Matthew Corrigan
Soprano: Clint Miller
Trombone: Phil Shatliff
Solo Horn: Anita Milde
Flugel: Kirsten Broadhurst
Solo Baritone: Martin Bridges
Eb Bass: Paul Hughes
Bb Bass: Andy Mooney

Butlins Record:
2011: DNC
2010: 7th overall (11th/3rd)
2009: 7th overall (7th/3rd)
2008: 2nd overall (2nd/1st)
2007: 10th overall (10th/10th)
2006: DNC
2005: DNC
2003: DNC


WoodfallsWoodfalls
Conductor:
Paul Lovatt-Cooper
4BR Ranking:  47

Principal Players:
Principal Cornet: Jan Boler
Euphonium: Graham Lawrence
Soprano: Mark Pye
Trombone: Scott Stewart
Horn: Trish Chislett
Flugel: Philipa Stweart
Baritone: Terry Cawte
Eb Tuba: Ian Frost
Bb Tuba: Jim Slade

Butlins Record:
2011: 5th overall (8th/2nd)
2010: 10th overall (9th/8th)
2009: 8th overall (9th/8th)
2008: 8th overall (8th/8th)
2007: DNC
2006: DNC
2005: DNC
2003: DNC



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


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.


Horbury Victoria Band

May 22 • Horbury Victoria Band.. Preparing in good time for section one next year require Solo Euphonium and Front Row Cornet.. A not too busy, friendly and happy band. Rehearsal Wednesday 8pm


Alan Widdop


Conductor, Brass teacher, Adjudicator (ABBA)