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Gorton Silver Band

Also/previously known as: Gorton and Openshaw, Gorton and Openshaw Old, Gorton & Openshaw Old, Gorton & Openshaw Old Silver

This band no longer exists.
Region:North West
Years active:1857 - 1996
Descendants:Reddish Brass Ensemble


Contest Results




Date Contest Position Test Piece Draw Conductor
10th Mar 1996 North West Area (Second Section) 7 Hollywood! Unknown, do you know?
26th Nov 1995 Manchester District Contest (Second Section) W 6
19th Nov 1995 Pilkington Northern Open (Section B) W Tam O'Shanter's Ride [Wright]
29th Oct 1995 Pontins (First Section) W The Belmont Variations
17th Sep 1995 Burtonwood Brewery Brass Band Championships (Second Section) 17 Darrol Barry
10th Sep 1995 Hardraw Scar 6 Steve Bastable
12th Mar 1995 North West Area (First Section) W The Land of the Long White Cloud - Aotearoa
5th Feb 1995 NWABBA Contest (Championship Section) W
20th Nov 1994 Pilkington Northern Open (Section A) English Heritage 4 Darrol Barry
2nd Oct 1994 National Championship of Great Britain (Second Section Final) 9 Cross Patonce 5 Darrol Barry
13th Mar 1994 North West Area (Second Section) 1 A Salford Sinfonietta 12 David Evans
5th Dec 1993 Manchester District Contest (Open Section) 3 David Evans
21st Nov 1993 Pilkington Northern Open (Section A) W Salute to Youth
24th Oct 1993 Pontins (Second Section) Academic Festival Overture 3 David Evans
22nd May 1993 Wigan Contest (Second Section) 3 David Evans
11th Apr 1993 Pontins Southport (Second Section) 2 Sinfonietta for Brass Band [Leidzen] 7 David Evans
14th Mar 1993 North West Area (Second Section) Oceans 7 Steve Bastable
7th Feb 1993 NWABBA Contest (Second Section) 2 Steve Bastable
22nd Nov 1992 Manchester District Contest (Second Section) 2 6 David Evans
15th Nov 1992 Pilkington Northern Open (Section B) 4 Tournament for Brass 6 David Evans
3rd Oct 1992 National Championship of Great Britain (Third Section Final) 7 Amaranth 7 David Evans
13th Sep 1992 Burtonwood Brewery Brass Band Championships (Second Section) 3 David Evans
30th May 1992 Wigan Contest (Third Section) 1 David Evans
22nd Mar 1992 North West Area (Third Section) 1 Suite for Brass [Segers] 16 David Evans
1st Mar 1992 Oldham Contest (Section 3) 1 David Evans
9th Feb 1992 NWABBA Contest (Third Section) Ben Ashby
26th Jan 1992 Rochdale Contest (Section B) W
15th Sep 1991 Burtonwood Brewery Brass Band Championships (Third Section) Ben Ashby
5th May 1991 Buxton Festival (Section B) 3 Music for a Festival 10 Ben Ashby
24th Mar 1991 North West Area (Third Section) Triptych [Sparke] Ben Ashby
3rd Mar 1991 Oldham Contest (Section 3) 1 Unknown, do you know?
24th Feb 1991 NWABBA Contest (Third Section) 3 Ben Ashby
4th Nov 1990 Bradford and District BBA Annual Contest (Section C) Ben Ashby
27th Oct 1990 Pontins (Fourth Section) Prelude, Song and Dance Ben Ashby
6th Oct 1990 National Championship of Great Britain (Fourth Section Final) 1 Pantheon [Amos] 6 Ben Ashby
13th Apr 1990 Pontins Southport (Fourth Section) 3 Devon Fantasy 8 Ben Ashby
25th Mar 1990 North West Area (Fourth Section) 4 Summer Fantasy 4 Ben Ashby
26th Nov 1989 Manchester District Contest (Section C) 15 Ben Ashby
30th Apr 1989 Buxton Festival (Fourth Section) 4 A Saddleworth Festival Overture F. Cork
9th Apr 1989 Oldham Contest (Fourth Section) 7 1 F. Cork
24th Mar 1989 Pontins Southport (Fourth Section) 20 Partita [Gregson] 14 F. Cork
29th Jan 1989 Rochdale Contest (Section B) 12 3 F. Cork
27th Nov 1988 Manchester District Contest (Fourth Section) 10 F. Cork
20th Nov 1988 Pilkington Northern Open (Section C) 10 English Folk Song Suite 2 F. Cork
18th Sep 1988 Burtonwood Brewery Brass Band Championships (Fourth Section) 1 F. Cork
1st May 1988 Buxton Festival (Section C) 4 Stantonbury Festival F. Cork
7th Feb 1988 Wigan Contest (Fourth Section) W
15th Nov 1987 Pilkington Northern Open (Section C) 7 Voices of Youth 15 F. Cork
20th Sep 1987 Burtonwood Brewery Brass Band Championships (Fourth Section) 7 F. Cork
4th May 1986 Buxton Festival (Section C) W Petite Suite de Ballet
23rd Feb 1986 NWABBA Contest (Fourth Section) W Petite Suite de Ballet 4
26th Jan 1986 Rochdale Contest (Section B) 13 10 N. Kenyon
5th May 1985 Buxton Festival (Section C) Voices of Youth N. Kenyon
7th Mar 1976 Oldham Contest (Section B) W 9
2nd Nov 1975 Manchester District Contest (Fourth Section) 6 Fancy Free 18 J. Tennant
7th Mar 1971 Mossley Contest (Section B) Unknown, do you know?
21st Feb 1971 NWABBA Contest (Fourth Section) Rufford Abbey 3 W. Allen
3rd Sep 1967 W.D. & H.O.Wills March Contest (Section B) W. Allen
28th Jan 1962 Mossley Contest 8 Harry Mallinder
16th Apr 1955 North West Area (Third Section) 4 Crown Cavalcade 2 Harry Mallinder
6th Feb 1955 Manchester District Contest (Open Section) 2 Crown Cavalcade Harry Mallinder
28th Nov 1954 Yorkshire v. Lancashire Contest (Class B) Divertimento [Ball] Unknown, do you know?
27th Feb 1954 North West Area (Third Section) Glastonbury 10 Harry Mallinder
29th Nov 1953 Manchester District Contest (Open Section) 2 Harry Mallinder
26th Sep 1953 Altrincham Borough Band Brass Band Contest Recollections of England 3 Harry Mallinder
16th May 1953 Senior Trophy A Holiday Suite 8 Harry Mallinder
11th Apr 1953 North West Area (Third Section) A Holiday Suite 3 Harry Mallinder
24th Jan 1953 Manchester District Contest (Open Section) 2 Harry Mallinder
9th Sep 1950 Cadishead Contest Unknown, do you know?
9th Jul 1949 Belle Vue July Contest (Class B) Petite Suite de Ballet Harry Mallinder
7th May 1949 Belle Vue May Contest (Class B) Mirella [arr. Godfrey] 4 Harry Mallinder
22nd Jun 1947 Belle Vue Marching Contest Class "B" 4 March: The Pathfinder William Phillips
10th May 1947 Belle Vue May Contest (Class B) Divertimento [Ball] William Phillips
11th May 1946 Belle Vue May Contest (Class B & C) Thanksgiving William Phillips
4th May 1940 Belle Vue May Contest (Class A) Carmen William Phillips
8th Jul 1939 Belle Vue July Contest (Class B) Coriolanus 3 William Phillips
6th May 1939 Belle Vue May Contest (Class A) Labour and Love 9 William Phillips
29th Oct 1938 Stalybridge Contest Recollections of Balfe Unknown, do you know?
9th Jul 1938 Belle Vue March Contest Unknown, do you know?
9th Jul 1938 Belle Vue July Contest (Class B) Recollections of Schumann Edward Johnson
21st May 1938 Belle Vue May Contest (Class C Group 1) 5 Beautiful Britain 4 Edward Johnson
17th Jul 1937 Marple Contest The Call of Youth Unknown, do you know?
10th Jul 1937 Belle Vue July Contest (Class B) Lucia di Lammermoor [arr. Godfrey] Unknown, do you know?
8th May 1937 Belle Vue May Contest (Class C) A Souvenir of Shakespeare 5 William Phillips
19th Dec 1936 Manchester and District Association (Class A) 3 Songs of Scotland 4 William Phillips
11th Jul 1936 Belle Vue July Contest (Class B) Ernani [unknown arranger] Unknown, do you know?
16th May 1936 Manchester and District Association (Class C) 2 William Phillips
9th May 1936 Belle Vue May Contest (Class B Group 1) Echoes of the Opera 21 William Phillips
7th Mar 1936 Manchester and District Association (Class B) 4 Minstrel Memories William Phillips
8th Feb 1936 Manchester and District Association (Class A) Minstrel Memories William Phillips
13th Jul 1935 Belle Vue July Contest (Class B) Recollections of Schubert Unknown, do you know?
4th May 1935 Belle Vue May Contest (Class B) Gems of Wagner No. 2 Unknown, do you know?
5th May 1934 Belle Vue May Contest (Class B Group 1) Recollections of Wallace Unknown, do you know?
9th Dec 1933 Manchester and District Association (Class A) 2 Echoes of Spring William Phillips
6th May 1933 Belle Vue May Contest (Class C Group 2) Gems of Harmony William Phillips
23rd Jul 1932 Belle Vue July Contest (Class B) L'Ebreo [arr. Godfrey] 2 William Phillips
7th May 1932 Belle Vue May Contest (Class C Group 1) A Summer Day William Phillips
11th Jul 1931 Belle Vue July Contest (Class B) Giralda [unknown arranger] 9 William Phillips
2nd May 1931 Belle Vue May Contest (Class B) The Golden Age 24 William Phillips
20th Jul 1929 Alderley Edge Contest A Souvenir of the Opera Unknown, do you know?
22nd Jun 1929 Manchester and District Association A Souvenir of the Opera Unknown, do you know?
4th May 1929 Belle Vue May Contest Les Huguenots [unknown arranger] Unknown, do you know?
21st Jul 1928 Glossop Contest 3 Recollections of Verdi F. Worth
14th Jul 1928 Belle Vue July Contest Coriolanus 8 F. Worth
5th May 1928 Belle Vue May Contest Mirella [arr. Godfrey] F. Worth
15th Dec 1923 Ashton-under-Lyne Contest Gems of Italian Opera Unknown, do you know?
4th Aug 1923 High Lane Contest Felicity Unknown, do you know?
31st Aug 1907 Poynton Contest 5 Daughter of the Regiment [arr. Greenwood] 16 Christopher Smith
10th Aug 1907 Alderley Edge Contest 4 Daughter of the Regiment [arr. Greenwood] 8 Christopher Smith
3rd Aug 1907 Boarshurst Contest Daughter of the Regiment [unknown arranger] 1 Christopher Smith
11th Aug 1906 Alderley Edge Contest 1 John O'Gaunt [1900s] Christopher Smith
26th Aug 1905 Southport Contest 4 Christopher Smith
19th Aug 1905 Chorlton-cum-Hardy Contest 2 Flowers of Spring 2 Christopher Smith
6th Aug 1904 Failsworth Contest 4 Anna Bolena [unknown arranger] 9 Christopher Smith
27th Jul 1901 Clayton Contest Belisario [arr. Round] 3 Christopher Smith

Whit Friday

Whit Friday results are not included in the statistics and charts above.

Date Contest Position Conductor March
9th Jun 1995 Millbrook (Whit Friday) Unknown, do you know?
4th Jun 1993 Broadoak (Whit Friday) 10 Unknown, do you know? March: Bramwyn
12th Jun 1992 Denton (Whit Friday) Unknown, do you know?
24th May 1991 Hurst (Ashton United) (Whit Friday) Unknown, do you know?
24th May 1991 Greenfield (Whit Friday) Unknown, do you know?
8th Jun 1990 Friezland (Whit Friday) 3 Unknown, do you know?
22nd May 1970 Mossley (Whit Friday) 21 Unknown, do you know? March: Avondale
30th May 1969 Mossley (Whit Friday) 11 Unknown, do you know? March: Avondale
26th May 1961 Stalybridge (Whit Friday) Unknown, do you know?
26th May 1961 Millbrook (Whit Friday) Unknown, do you know?
30th May 1958 Millbrook (Whit Friday) Unknown, do you know?
14th Jun 1957 Millbrook (Whit Friday) Unknown, do you know?
25th May 1956 Millbrook (Whit Friday) Unknown, do you know?
3rd Jun 1955 Millbrook (Whit Friday) Unknown, do you know?
11th Jun 1954 Millbrook (Whit Friday) Unknown, do you know?
29th May 1953 Millbrook (Whit Friday) 12 Harry Mallinder
2nd Jun 1950 Stalybridge (Whit Friday) Unknown, do you know?

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Notes

Changed name from Gorton and Openshaw to Gorton Silver in January 1953.





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