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National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final), 20th Oct 2007

Grimethorpe Colliery

Competed at this contest 29 times prior to 2007, first recorded in 1936. Conductor at this contest is Allan Withington.

National Championship of Great Britain History

2006 1st Allan Withington The Judges of the Secret Court (Les Francs Juges)
2005 4th Allan Withington Eden
2002 7th James Gourlay Masquerade [Wilby]
2000 10th Garry Cutt Harrison's Dream
1997 7th Peter Parkes On Alderley Edge

Recent Form

Fodens Richardson

Competed at this contest 58 times prior to 2007, first recorded in 1909. Conductor at this contest is Garry Cutt.

National Championship of Great Britain History

2006 5th Garry Cutt The Judges of the Secret Court (Les Francs Juges)
2003 5th Thomas Wyss Theme and Eight Variations from Enigma
2002 4th Bramwell Tovey Masquerade [Wilby]
2001 2nd Bramwell Tovey Albion
2000 3rd Bramwell Tovey Harrison's Dream
1999 1st Nicholas Childs Concerto for Band No 1 [Bourgeois]
1998 4th Nicholas Childs Between the Moon and Mexico
1997 3rd Nicholas Childs On Alderley Edge

Recent Form

Cory

Competed at this contest 46 times prior to 2007, first recorded in 1924. Conductor at this contest is Robert Childs.

National Championship of Great Britain History

2006 4th Robert Childs The Judges of the Secret Court (Les Francs Juges)
2005 3rd Robert Childs Eden
2004 4th Robert Childs ...all the flowers of the mountain...
2003 3rd Robert Childs Theme and Eight Variations from Enigma
2002 2nd Robert Childs Masquerade [Wilby]
2001 5th Robert Childs Albion
2000 1st Robert Childs Harrison's Dream
1998 6th Jeremy Wise Between the Moon and Mexico
1997 6th Jeremy Wise On Alderley Edge

Recent Form

Black Dyke

Competed at this contest 74 times prior to 2007, first recorded in 1900. Conductor at this contest is Nicholas Childs.

National Championship of Great Britain History

2006 2nd Nicholas Childs The Judges of the Secret Court (Les Francs Juges)
2005 2nd Nicholas Childs Eden
2004 1st Nicholas Childs ...all the flowers of the mountain...
2003 4th Nicholas Childs Theme and Eight Variations from Enigma
2002 3rd Nicholas Childs Masquerade [Wilby]
2001 1st Nicholas Childs Albion
1998 5th James Watson Between the Moon and Mexico

Recent Form

YBS Band

Competed at this contest 21 times prior to 2007, first recorded in 1949. Conductor at this contest is Richard Evans.

National Championship of Great Britain History

2006 3rd David King The Judges of the Secret Court (Les Francs Juges)
2005 5th David King Eden
2004 2nd David King ...all the flowers of the mountain...
2002 6th David King Masquerade [Wilby]
2001 3rd David King Albion
2000 17th David King Harrison's Dream
1999 8th David King Concerto for Band No 1 [Bourgeois]
1998 2nd David King Between the Moon and Mexico

Recent Form

Brighouse & Rastrick

BTM Band

Competed at this contest 10 times prior to 2007, first recorded in 1977. Conductor at this contest is Jason Katsikaris.

National Championship of Great Britain History

2005 16th Philip Harper Eden
1998 19th Alan Morrison Between the Moon and Mexico

Recent Form

Tredegar

Competed at this contest 31 times prior to 2007, first recorded in 1929. Conductor at this contest is Ian Porthouse.

National Championship of Great Britain History

2004 5th Russell Gray ...all the flowers of the mountain...
2003 2nd Steve Bastable Theme and Eight Variations from Enigma
2001 7th Steve Bastable Albion
2000 5th Steve Bastable Harrison's Dream
1999 3rd Thomas Wyss Concerto for Band No 1 [Bourgeois]

Recent Form

Whitburn

Competed at this contest 30 times prior to 2007, first recorded in 1954. Conductor at this contest is Steven Mead.

National Championship of Great Britain History

2005 11th Andrew Duncan Eden
2004 8th Andrew Duncan ...all the flowers of the mountain...
2002 10th Phillip McCann Masquerade [Wilby]
2001 8th Phillip McCann Albion
1999 9th Phillip McCann Concerto for Band No 1 [Bourgeois]
1998 13th Peter Parkes Between the Moon and Mexico
1997 16th Richard Adams On Alderley Edge

Recent Form

Desford Colliery

Competed at this contest 25 times prior to 2007, first recorded in 1967. Conductor at this contest is Nigel Seaman.

National Championship of Great Britain History

2005 9th Nigel Seaman Eden
2003 10th Peter Parkes Theme and Eight Variations from Enigma
2002 8th Peter Parkes Masquerade [Wilby]
2000 11th Peter Parkes Harrison's Dream
1998 15th Frank Renton Between the Moon and Mexico

Recent Form

PolySteel

Competed at this contest 9 times prior to 2007, first recorded in 1983. Conductor at this contest is Philip Harper.

National Championship of Great Britain History

2003 16th Philip Harper Theme and Eight Variations from Enigma
2001 9th Philip Harper Albion
2000 16th Richard Evans Harrison's Dream
1999 14th Bryan Hurdley Concerto for Band No 1 [Bourgeois]
1997 10th Paul Cosh On Alderley Edge

Recent Form

East Yorkshire Motor Services

Competed at this contest 11 times prior to 2007, first recorded in 1990. Conductor at this contest is Jim Davies.

National Championship of Great Britain History

2004 20th Gareth Pritchard ...all the flowers of the mountain...
2003 14th Gareth Pritchard Theme and Eight Variations from Enigma
2002 20th Gareth Pritchard Masquerade [Wilby]
2001 14th Gareth Pritchard Albion
1999 15th Graham O'Connor Concerto for Band No 1 [Bourgeois]
1998 10th John Roberts Between the Moon and Mexico
1997 13th Robert Childs On Alderley Edge

Recent Form

Leyland

Competed at this contest 23 times prior to 2007, first recorded in 1947. Conductor at this contest is Russell Gray.

National Championship of Great Britain History

2006 6th Russell Gray The Judges of the Secret Court (Les Francs Juges)
2005 1st Russell Gray Eden
2004 16th Garry Cutt ...all the flowers of the mountain...
2003 17th Garry Cutt Theme and Eight Variations from Enigma
2002 15th Garry Cutt Masquerade [Wilby]
2001 6th Garry Cutt Albion
2000 14th Michael Fowles Harrison's Dream
1999 10th Richard Evans Concerto for Band No 1 [Bourgeois]
1998 8th Richard Evans Between the Moon and Mexico

Recent Form

Aveley and Newham

Competed at this contest 9 times prior to 2007, first recorded in 1995. Conductor at this contest is Nigel Taken.

National Championship of Great Britain History

2006 18th Nigel Taken The Judges of the Secret Court (Les Francs Juges)
2005 18th Nigel Taken Eden
2002 12th Nigel Taken Masquerade [Wilby]
2001 12th Nigel Taken Albion
2000 7th Nigel Taken Harrison's Dream
1999 13th Nigel Taken Concerto for Band No 1 [Bourgeois]
1998 18th Nigel Taken Between the Moon and Mexico
1997 17th Melvin White On Alderley Edge

Recent Form

Redbridge Brass

Competed at this contest 16 times prior to 2007, first recorded in 1971. Conductor at this contest is Melvin White.

National Championship of Great Britain History

2005 7th Melvin White Eden
2004 12th Melvin White ...all the flowers of the mountain...
2003 15th Melvin White Theme and Eight Variations from Enigma
2002 11th Melvin White Masquerade [Wilby]
1998 20th Melvin White Between the Moon and Mexico
1997 18th Graham Wilson On Alderley Edge

Recent Form

Hepworth (Cookson Homes)

Competed at this contest 4 times prior to 2007, first recorded in 1925. Conductor at this contest is Mark Bentham.

National Championship of Great Britain History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

Kirkintilloch

Competed at this contest 14 times prior to 2007, first recorded in 1950. Conductor at this contest is Nigel Boddice.

National Championship of Great Britain History

2006 8th Steve Bastable The Judges of the Secret Court (Les Francs Juges)
2003 8th Frank Renton Theme and Eight Variations from Enigma
2002 14th Frank Renton Masquerade [Wilby]
1999 11th Frank Renton Concerto for Band No 1 [Bourgeois]
1998 12th Frank Renton Between the Moon and Mexico
1997 4th Frank Renton On Alderley Edge

Recent Form

Staffordshire

Competed at this contest 10 times prior to 2007, first recorded in 1922. Conductor at this contest is Michael Fowles.

National Championship of Great Britain History

2004 13th Steve Bastable ...all the flowers of the mountain...
2002 (First Section Final) 1st David Maplestone Leonardo
1998 14th Andrew Culshaw Between the Moon and Mexico

Recent Form

Reg Vardy

Competed at this contest 51 times prior to 2007, first recorded in 1931. Conductor at this contest is Ray Farr.

National Championship of Great Britain History

2006 16th Ray Farr The Judges of the Secret Court (Les Francs Juges)
2005 10th Ray Farr Eden
2004 3rd Ray Farr ...all the flowers of the mountain...
2003 12th Ray Farr Theme and Eight Variations from Enigma
2002 9th Ray Farr Masquerade [Wilby]
2000 13th Stephen Roberts Harrison's Dream
1999 19th Robert Childs Concerto for Band No 1 [Bourgeois]
1997 5th Stephen Roberts On Alderley Edge

Recent Form

Mount Charles

Competed at this contest 7 times prior to 2007, first recorded in 1949. Conductor at this contest is Andrew Duncan.

National Championship of Great Britain History

2006 9th Nigel Weeks The Judges of the Secret Court (Les Francs Juges)
2004 7th Bryan Hurdley ...all the flowers of the mountain...

Recent Form

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Band Distance
Kirkintilloch 347.4 mi / 559.0 km
Whitburn 334.0 mi / 537.5 km
Reg Vardy 241.4 mi / 388.5 km
Mount Charles 215.2 mi / 346.4 km
Leyland 185.8 mi / 298.9 km
Black Dyke 171.2 mi / 275.5 km
Brighouse & Rastrick 167.3 mi / 269.2 km
YBS Band 162.5 mi / 261.5 km
Hepworth (Cookson Homes) 157.0 mi / 252.7 km
East Yorkshire Motor Services 155.0 mi / 249.4 km
Grimethorpe Colliery 152.0 mi / 244.6 km
Fodens Richardson 148.1 mi / 238.3 km
Cory 142.6 mi / 229.4 km
Tredegar 133.0 mi / 214.1 km
BTM Band 129.9 mi / 209.0 km
Staffordshire 107.4 mi / 172.9 km
Desford Colliery 98.6 mi / 158.7 km
PolySteel 92.5 mi / 148.8 km
Redbridge Brass 18.5 mi / 29.8 km
Aveley and Newham 18.5 mi / 29.7 km

Average distance: 158.9 mi / 255.7 km

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