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Belle Vue May Contest (Class A), 27th May 1950

Test Piece: Academic Festival Overture
- Johannes Brahms arr. Denis (Dr) Wright
Adjudicators: J. A. Greenwood, A. W. Parker
Venue: Belle Vue, Manchester

Belle Vue May Contest (Class B) 1950
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Position Band Conductor Points
1 Ollerton Colliery W. Appleton 189
2 Pemberton Old James Fairhurst 185
3 Harworth Colliery J. C. S. Parkin 180
4 Whaley Bridge Public F. Wood 170
5 Prestwich Borough Harry Clayton 165
Hammond's Sauce Works Herbert Bowdin Hawley
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Open to bands who had not won a cash prize exceeding £21 at the Belle Vue Contests in 1947, 1948 and 1949.

1st prize £25 and £100 Guinea Gold Championship Challenge Cup.
2nd prize £15.
3rd prize £10.
4th prize £6.
5th prize £4.

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Ollerton Colliery

Competed at this contest 3 times prior to 1950, first recorded in 1932. Conductor at this contest is W. Appleton.

Belle Vue May Contest History

1947 (Class B) Unknown Result Divertimento [Ball]
1946 (Class B & C) Unknown Result Thanksgiving

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Pemberton Old

Competed at this contest 11 times prior to 1950, first recorded in 1932. Conductor at this contest is James Fairhurst.

Belle Vue May Contest History

1949 Unknown Result The Royal Water Music
1948 2nd James Fairhurst Overture for an Epic Occasion
1947 5th James Fairhurst Normandy
1946 Unknown Result A Northern Rhapsody
1941 Unknown Result Ballads of the Twentieth Century

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Harworth Colliery

Competed at this contest 5 times prior to 1950, first recorded in 1932. Conductor at this contest is J. C. S. Parkin.

Belle Vue May Contest History

1949 Unknown Result The Royal Water Music
1946 (Class D) Unknown Result

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Whaley Bridge Public

Competed at this contest 8 times prior to 1950, first recorded in 1935. Conductor at this contest is F. Wood.

Belle Vue May Contest History

1949 4th F. Wood The Royal Water Music
1948 (Class B) Unknown Result Gems of Wagner
1947 (Class B) Unknown Result Divertimento [Ball]
1946 (Class D) 2nd F. Wood

Recent Form

  • None

Prestwich Borough

Competed at this contest 7 times prior to 1950, first recorded in 1932. Conductor at this contest is Harry Clayton.

Belle Vue May Contest History

1949 Unknown Result The Royal Water Music
1948 Unknown Result Overture for an Epic Occasion
1946 (Class B & C) 4th J. Moss Thanksgiving
1945 Unknown Result Labour and Love

Recent Form

Hammond's Sauce Works

Competed at this contest 3 times prior to 1950, first recorded in 1947. Conductor at this contest is Herbert Bowdin Hawley.

Belle Vue May Contest History

1949 Unknown Result The Royal Water Music
1948 (Class B) 1st Herbert Bowdin Hawley Gems of Wagner
1947 (Class B) Unknown Result Divertimento [Ball]

Recent Form

  • 15th Apr 1950: - Yorkshire Area (Championship Section), conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 27th Nov 1949: 7th - Yorkshire v Durham Contest (Section Two), conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 26th Nov 1949: 3rd - Harrogate and District BBA Contest (First Section), conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 22nd Oct 1949: - Rochdale Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 17th Sep 1949: - National Championship of Great Britain (Third Section Final), conductor Herbert Bowdin Hawley.
  • 18th Jun 1949: - Daily Herald North of England Festival (Third Section), conductor Unknown, do you know?

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Band Distance
Ollerton Colliery 51.7 mi / 83.1 km
Harworth Colliery 46.6 mi / 75.1 km
Hammond's Sauce Works 20.7 mi / 33.4 km
Pemberton Old 20.1 mi / 32.4 km
Whaley Bridge Public 12.4 mi / 20.0 km

Average distance: 30.3 mi / 48.8 km

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