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British Open, 5th Sep 1942

Test Piece: Lorenzo
- Thomas Keighley
or Pageantry
- Herbert Howells
Adjudicators: Harold Hind, Frank Wright
Venue: Belle Vue, Manchester

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Position Band Conductor Test Piece Draw Points
1 Fairey Aviation Harry Mortimer Pageantry 9 185
2 Bickershaw Colliery William Haydock Pageantry 11 182
3 City of Coventry Harry Heyes Lorenzo 6 175
4 Brighouse & Rastrick Harry Mortimer Lorenzo 13 173
5 Creswell Colliery Harold Moss Pageantry 5 170
6 Yorkshire Copperworks J. Elliott Lorenzo 7 167
Pemberton Old James Fairhurst Lorenzo 17
Cory Reg Little Lorenzo 3
Grimethorpe Colliery George Thompson Lorenzo 10
Firbeck Colliery A. Hilton Pageantry 4
Sankey's Castle Works J. A. Greenwood Lorenzo 8
Carlton Main Frickley Albert Badrick Pageantry 15
Harton Colliery Jack Atherton Lorenzo 16
Horden Colliery John Dennis Scoins Lorenzo 12
ICI (Alkali) Harry Mortimer Lorenzo 14
Parc & Dare Haydn Bebb Pageantry 2
Barrow Shipyard Herbert Sutcliffe Lorenzo 1
W Platt's Moston Colliery
W Crookhall Colliery
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James Brier was appointed referee.

The bands who performed "Pageantry" did not have to perform the second movement, "Cortege".

Prizes:

1st: 50 plus 2000 Gold Trophy plus the "Sunday Chronicle" Trophy
2nd: 20
3rd: 12
4th: 8
5th: 6
6th: 4

A Gold Medal valued at 2 Guineas was presented to each top six band.

The winning band gave a short concert after the presentation of the prizes, that included a selection of their own choice and a hymn tune as well as a BBC broadcast on the 26th September.

At the end of the contest, Miss Gracie Cole, winner of the Alexander Owen Memorial Scholorship played a solo with Grimethorpe Colliery Band.

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Fairey Aviation

Competed at this contest 3 times prior to 1942, first recorded in 1938. Conductor at this contest is Harry Mortimer.

British Open History

1941 1st Harry Mortimer Academic Festival Overture Academic Festival Overture
1939 Unknown Result A Downland Suite
1938 Unknown Result Owain Glyndwr

Recent Form

  • 23rd Aug 1942: 1st - Belle Vue Marching Contest (Class A), conductor Unknown, do you know?

Bickershaw Colliery

City of Coventry

Competed at this contest 2 times prior to 1942, first recorded in 1940. Conductor at this contest is Harry Heyes.

British Open History

1941 3rd Harry Heyes Academic Festival Overture The Crusaders
1940 5th George Thompson Clive of India

Recent Form

  • None

Brighouse & Rastrick

Creswell Colliery

Competed at this contest 6 times prior to 1942, first recorded in 1923. Conductor at this contest is Harold Moss.

British Open History

1940 2nd Harold Moss Clive of India

Recent Form

  • None

Yorkshire Copperworks

Competed at this contest 2 times prior to 1942, first recorded in 1938. Conductor at this contest is J. Elliott.

British Open History

1939 Unknown Result A Downland Suite
1938 Unknown Result Owain Glyndwr

Recent Form

  • None

Horden Colliery

Not competed at this contest before. Conductor at this contest is John Dennis Scoins.

British Open History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • None

Barrow Shipyard

Competed at this contest 5 times prior to 1942, first recorded in 1921. Conductor at this contest is Herbert Sutcliffe.

British Open History

1941 Unknown Result Academic Festival Overture The Crusaders
1937 Unknown Result Academic Festival Overture
1933 Unknown Result Princess Nada

Recent Form

  • None

Carlton Main Frickley

Competed at this contest 11 times prior to 1942, first recorded in 1921. Conductor at this contest is Albert Badrick.

British Open History

1941 2nd Albert Badrick Academic Festival Overture Robin Hood [Geehl]
1940 Unknown Result Clive of India

Recent Form

  • None

Cory

Competed at this contest 2 times prior to 1942, first recorded in 1922. Conductor at this contest is Reg Little.

British Open History

1941 Unknown Result Academic Festival Overture Academic Festival Overture

Recent Form

  • None

Firbeck Colliery

Competed at this contest 1 time prior to 1942, first recorded in 1934. Conductor at this contest is A. Hilton.

British Open History

1934 Unknown Result Pageantry

Recent Form

Grimethorpe Colliery

Competed at this contest 3 times prior to 1942, first recorded in 1935. Conductor at this contest is George Thompson.

British Open History

1940 Unknown Result Clive of India
1937 Unknown Result Academic Festival Overture
1935 Unknown Result A Northern Rhapsody

Recent Form

  • None

ICI (Alkali)

Competed at this contest 2 times prior to 1942, first recorded in 1940. Conductor at this contest is Harry Mortimer.

British Open History

1941 6th Harry Mortimer Academic Festival Overture Academic Festival Overture
1940 4th Harry Mortimer Clive of India

Recent Form

  • None

Parc & Dare

Competed at this contest 1 time prior to 1942, first recorded in 1938. Conductor at this contest is Haydn Bebb.

British Open History

1938 Unknown Result Owain Glyndwr

Recent Form

  • None

Pemberton Old

Competed at this contest 19 times prior to 1942, first recorded in 1895. Conductor at this contest is James Fairhurst.

British Open History

1940 Unknown Result Clive of India

Recent Form

  • None

Sankey's Castle Works

Competed at this contest 2 times prior to 1942, first recorded in 1940. Conductor at this contest is J. A. Greenwood.

British Open History

1941 Unknown Result Academic Festival Overture Academic Festival Overture
1940 7th Fred Mortimer Clive of India

Recent Form

  • None

Harton Colliery

Competed at this contest 9 times prior to 1942, first recorded in 1915. Conductor at this contest is Jack Atherton.

British Open History

1941 5th William Lowes Academic Festival Overture The Crusaders

Recent Form

  • None

More details and a map are available for this contest

Band Distance
Parc & Dare 136.8 mi / 220.2 km
Cory 136.8 mi / 220.1 km
Harton Colliery 108.6 mi / 174.7 km
Horden Colliery 96.7 mi / 155.7 km
City of Coventry 78.0 mi / 125.6 km
Barrow Shipyard 62.0 mi / 99.9 km
Sankey's Castle Works 53.2 mi / 85.5 km
Creswell Colliery 40.4 mi / 65.0 km
Carlton Main Frickley 37.9 mi / 60.9 km
Yorkshire Copperworks 37.6 mi / 60.5 km
Grimethorpe Colliery 34.2 mi / 55.0 km
Brighouse & Rastrick 23.7 mi / 38.2 km
Pemberton Old 20.1 mi / 32.4 km
ICI (Alkali) 19.4 mi / 31.1 km
Bickershaw Colliery 16.2 mi / 26.0 km
Fairey Aviation 2.3 mi / 3.7 km

Average distance: 56.5 mi / 90.9 km

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