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Midlands Area (Second Section), 4th May 1968

Desford Colliery Welfare

Competed at this contest 9 times prior to 1968, first recorded in 1954. Conductor at this contest is Bernard Springett.

Midlands Area History

1967 (Third Section) 1st Bernard Springett Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
1966 (Third Section) Withdrawn The English Maiden
1965 (Third Section) Unknown Result Brass Triptych: Old Westminster
1964 (Third Section) Unknown Result Old Palace Yard
1960 Unknown Result Gallions Reach
1959 (Third Section) Unknown Result English Folk Song Suite

Recent Form

West Bromwich Borough

Competed at this contest 13 times prior to 1968, first recorded in 1949. Conductor at this contest is G. A. Morris.

Midlands Area History

1967 4th Albert Chappell Kenilworth
1966 2nd G. A. Morris Tchaikovsky [arr. W. Rimmer]
1965 (Championship Section) 9th G. A. Morris Themes from the First Symphony [Beethoven]
1964 (Championship Section) Unknown Result Symphony of Marches
1963 (Championship Section) Unknown Result Overture to Rienzi [arr. Johns]
1962 1st G. A. Morris Peter Schmoll
1961 Unknown Result Symphonic Suite for Brass
1959 Unknown Result Yorkshire Ridings Suite
1958 (Fourth Section) Unknown Result The Joy of Youth

Recent Form

  • 19th Nov 1967: 1st - Birmingham Association Contest (Open Section), conductor Unknown, do you know?

Raunds Temperance

Competed at this contest 17 times prior to 1968, first recorded in 1946. Conductor at this contest is Ernest Denton.

Midlands Area History

1967 Unknown Result Kenilworth
1966 (Championship Section) Unknown Result The Force of Destiny (La Forza del Destino) - Overture [arr. F. Wright]
1965 1st Ernest Denton Old English Suite: Three Castles
1964 Unknown Result The Great City
1963 2nd A. A. Turney Spring Song
1961 (Championship Section) Unknown Result Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer]
1960 (Championship Section) Unknown Result Themes from Symphony no. 5 [Tchaikovsky]
1959 (Championship Section) Unknown Result Wuthering Heights
1958 (Championship Section) Unknown Result The Moor of Venice

Recent Form

Thoresby Colliery Welfare

Competed at this contest 13 times prior to 1968, first recorded in 1950. Conductor at this contest is William Lippeatt.

Midlands Area History

1966 Unknown Result Tchaikovsky [arr. W. Rimmer]
1965 Unknown Result Old English Suite: Three Castles
1964 Unknown Result The Great City
1962 Unknown Result Peter Schmoll
1961 Unknown Result Symphonic Suite for Brass
1960 Unknown Result Gallions Reach
1959 Unknown Result Yorkshire Ridings Suite
1958 Unknown Result Venus and Adonis

Recent Form

Bestwood Colliery

Competed at this contest 19 times prior to 1968, first recorded in 1949. Conductor at this contest is John Baldwin.

Midlands Area History

1967 Unknown Result Kenilworth
1966 Unknown Result Tchaikovsky [arr. W. Rimmer]
1965 Unknown Result Old English Suite: Three Castles
1964 Unknown Result The Great City
1963 Unknown Result Spring Song
1962 Unknown Result Peter Schmoll
1961 Unknown Result Symphonic Suite for Brass
1960 Unknown Result Gallions Reach
1959 Unknown Result Yorkshire Ridings Suite
1958 Unknown Result Venus and Adonis

Recent Form

Bulkington Silver

Competed at this contest 10 times prior to 1968, first recorded in 1949. Conductor at this contest is A. J. Bicknell.

Midlands Area History

1966 Unknown Result Tchaikovsky [arr. W. Rimmer]
1965 Unknown Result Old English Suite: Three Castles
1964 Unknown Result The Great City
1962 Unknown Result Peter Schmoll
1961 Unknown Result Symphonic Suite for Brass
1960 (Third Section) Unknown Result Neapolitan Suite
1959 (Third Section) Unknown Result English Folk Song Suite
1958 (Third Section) Unknown Result Devon Fantasy

Recent Form

Corby Silver

Competed at this contest 14 times prior to 1968, first recorded in 1946. Conductor at this contest is Ernest Denton.

Midlands Area History

1966 (Third Section) 2nd Bert Sullivan The English Maiden
1965 (Third Section) Unknown Result Brass Triptych: Old Westminster
1964 (Third Section) 2nd John Baldwin Old Palace Yard
1963 (Third Section) Unknown Result The Rivals
1962 (Fourth Section) 1st G. M. Elliott Contest Day
1961 (Fourth Section) Unknown Result Suite in Bb [Purcell]
1960 (Fourth Section) Unknown Result The Princess and the Poet

Recent Form

Grimsby & District

Competed at this contest 6 times prior to 1968, first recorded in 1962. Conductor at this contest is Gerald Joseph Benson.

Midlands Area History

1967 Unknown Result Kenilworth
1966 Unknown Result Tchaikovsky [arr. W. Rimmer]
1965 2nd Jon Hall Old English Suite: Three Castles
1964 (Third Section) 1st Jon Hall Old Palace Yard
1963 (Fourth Section) Unknown Result Four Little Maids
1962 (Fourth Section) 4th Jon Hall Contest Day

Recent Form

Heage Silver

Competed at this contest 14 times prior to 1968, first recorded in 1949. Conductor at this contest is Ernest Woodhouse.

Midlands Area History

1967 3rd Ernest Woodhouse Kenilworth
1964 Unknown Result The Great City
1963 (Championship Section) Withdrawn Overture to Rienzi [arr. Johns]
1962 Unknown Result Peter Schmoll
1960 Unknown Result Gallions Reach
1959 Unknown Result Yorkshire Ridings Suite
1958 Unknown Result Venus and Adonis

Recent Form

Stanton

Competed at this contest 12 times prior to 1968, first recorded in 1946. Conductor at this contest is Albert Lunn.

Midlands Area History

1967 2nd Albert Lunn Kenilworth
1965 Unknown Result Old English Suite: Three Castles
1964 3rd Albert Lunn The Great City
1963 Unknown Result Spring Song
1962 Unknown Result Peter Schmoll
1961 Unknown Result Symphonic Suite for Brass
1960 Unknown Result Gallions Reach
1959 Unknown Result Yorkshire Ridings Suite

Recent Form

Coventry Festival

Competed at this contest 19 times prior to 1968, first recorded in 1945. Conductor at this contest is Jack Major.

Midlands Area History

1967 Unknown Result Kenilworth
1966 Unknown Result Tchaikovsky [arr. W. Rimmer]
1964 Unknown Result The Great City
1963 (Championship Section) Unknown Result Overture to Rienzi [arr. Johns]
1962 (Championship Section) Unknown Result Salute to Youth
1961 (Championship Section) Unknown Result Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer]
1960 (Championship Section) Unknown Result Themes from Symphony no. 5 [Tchaikovsky]
1959 (Championship Section) Unknown Result Wuthering Heights
1958 (Championship Section) Unknown Result The Moor of Venice

Recent Form

  • None

Long Eaton Silver

Competed at this contest 15 times prior to 1968, first recorded in 1950. Conductor at this contest is Ted Bradley.

Midlands Area History

1966 (Third Section) 1st Arthur Marshall The English Maiden
1965 (Third Section) 2nd Arthur Marshall Brass Triptych: Old Westminster
1964 (Third Section) Unknown Result Old Palace Yard
1963 (Third Section) 2nd Arthur Marshall The Rivals
1962 (Third Section) Unknown Result Three Characteristic Pieces
1961 (Third Section) Unknown Result Salzburg Suite
1960 (Third Section) Unknown Result Neapolitan Suite
1959 (Third Section) Unknown Result English Folk Song Suite

Recent Form

Shirley (Birmingham)

Competed at this contest 16 times prior to 1968, first recorded in 1947. Conductor at this contest is John Yard.

Midlands Area History

1967 Unknown Result Kenilworth
1966 Unknown Result Tchaikovsky [arr. W. Rimmer]
1965 Unknown Result Old English Suite: Three Castles
1964 Unknown Result The Great City
1963 Unknown Result Spring Song
1962 Unknown Result Peter Schmoll
1961 Unknown Result Symphonic Suite for Brass
1960 (Third Section) Unknown Result Neapolitan Suite
1959 (Third Section) Unknown Result English Folk Song Suite

Recent Form

Wigston Temperance

Competed at this contest 7 times prior to 1968, first recorded in 1946. Conductor at this contest is E. C. Moore.

Midlands Area History

1966 3rd Albert Chappell Tchaikovsky [arr. W. Rimmer]
1965 Unknown Result Old English Suite: Three Castles
1964 Unknown Result The Great City
1962 Unknown Result Peter Schmoll

Recent Form

  • None

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Band Distance
Grimsby & District 78.0 mi / 125.5 km
Thoresby Colliery Welfare 39.3 mi / 63.2 km
West Bromwich Borough 37.4 mi / 60.2 km
Shirley (Birmingham) 33.6 mi / 54.1 km
Heage Silver 32.8 mi / 52.8 km
Raunds Temperance 31.4 mi / 50.5 km
Bestwood Colliery 25.6 mi / 41.3 km
Stanton 23.2 mi / 37.3 km
Coventry Festival 22.7 mi / 36.5 km
Long Eaton Silver 19.7 mi / 31.8 km
Corby Silver 18.9 mi / 30.5 km
Bulkington Silver 16.3 mi / 26.2 km
Desford Colliery Welfare 12.4 mi / 20.0 km
Wigston Temperance 3.1 mi / 5.1 km

Average distance: 28.2 mi / 45.4 km

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