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Leigh Silver Band

Also/previously known as: Leigh British Legion Band, Leigh Silver Prize

This band no longer exists.
Region:North West
Years active:1920 - 2001


Contest Results




Date Contest Position Test Piece Draw Conductor
6th Feb 2000 NWABBA Contest (Fourth Section) 5 1 Fred Hughes
14th Mar 1999 North West Area (Fourth Section) 22 Indian Summer Alan Hobson
1st Feb 1998 NWABBA Contest (Fourth Section) 10 Unknown, do you know?
9th Mar 1997 North West Area (Fourth Section) 18 Pennine Moors 8 A. Ashton
10th Mar 1996 North West Area (Fourth Section) 15 Mexican Fiesta Robert Taylor
11th Oct 1992 NWABBA Preston District Contest (Section D) W
9th Feb 1992 NWABBA Contest (Fourth Section) T. Ashton
27th Jan 1991 Rochdale Contest (Section B) 6 Andrew Warriner
4th Mar 1990 Oldham Contest (Fourth Section) 9 Summer Fantasy 1 Unknown, do you know?
24th Mar 1989 Pontins Southport (Fourth Section) W Partita [Gregson]
4th Dec 1988 Tyldesley Contest (Section B) 8 11 A. Rowson
16th Oct 1988 NWABBA Preston District Contest (Fourth Section) 2 R. Rowson
1st May 1988 Buxton Festival (Section C) W Stantonbury Festival
5th Apr 1985 Pontins Southport (Fourth Section) A Barchester Suite 21 Eric Doran
20th Apr 1984 Pontins Southport (Fourth Section) W Second Suite in F
7th Dec 1980 Tyldesley Contest (Section B) 16 F. Littlewood
26th Oct 1980 Manchester District Contest (Third Section) Unknown, do you know?
17th Feb 1980 NWABBA Contest (Third Section) 7 Themes from Symphony No. 5 [Beethoven] 4 S. Littlewood
1st Apr 1979 North West Area (Fourth Section) The Winter's Tale 19 G. Gilbert
18th Feb 1979 NWABBA Contest (Third Section) The Shipbuilders 12 B. Gilbert
7th May 1978 Senior Trophy Mexican Fiesta 17 B. Gilbert
30th Apr 1978 Droylsden Centenary Contest 4 B. Gilbert
19th Feb 1978 NWABBA Contest (Third Section) Call of the Sea 5 B. Gilbert
5th Dec 1976 Tyldesley Contest (Section B) 12 5 A. Rowson
9th May 1976 Senior Trophy Three Inventions 17 Derek Pendlebury
7th Dec 1975 Tyldesley Contest (Section B) 14 F. Littlewood
20th Oct 1974 Skelmersdale Contest (Section A) S. Littlewood
5th May 1973 Senior Cup Main Street 5 Phillip McCann
11th Feb 1973 North West Association Contest (Second Section) 1 Rhapsody in Brass 2 Phillip McCann
19th Nov 1972 Wigan Contest (A Section) 4 Owain Glyndwr 6 Phillip McCann
5th Dec 1971 Wills Regional Championships - Preston (Second Section) Song and Dances D. Crossley
21st Nov 1971 Tyldesley Contest (Section A) 7 D. Crossley
7th Nov 1971 Wigan Contest (A Section) Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer] 8 D. Crossley
24th Oct 1971 Skelmersdale Contest (Section A) From the New World [arr. Rimmer] 6 D. Crossley
3rd Apr 1971 Wills Championships Grand Finals (2nd Section) Song and Dances 3 Alan Hobson
6th Dec 1970 Wills Regional Championships - Preston (Second Section) Promenade Alan Hobson
29th Nov 1970 Tyldesley Contest (Section A) Alan Hobson
25th Oct 1970 Skelmersdale Contest (Section A) Promenade 4 Alan Hobson
9th May 1970 Senior Trophy First Suite in Eb 16 Alan Hobson
26th Apr 1970 Blackpool Contest (B Section) 3 Alan Hobson
8th Feb 1970 NWABBA Contest (Third Section) 3 Devon Fantasy Alan Hobson
8th Feb 1970 NWABBA Contest (Championship Section) Quo Vadis? 2 Alan Hobson
7th Dec 1969 Wills Regional Championships - Preston (Third Section) Sea Dogs 17 Alan Hobson
29th Nov 1969 Bury Contest (Section B) 4 Academic Festival Overture 10 Unknown, do you know?
29th Nov 1969 Bury Contest (Section A) Quo Vadis? 2 Unknown, do you know?
Nov 1969 Saddleworth Contest (Section B) 1 Unknown, do you know?
26th Oct 1969 Skelmersdale Contest (Section A) 6 Alan Hobson
28th Sep 1969 Golborne Contest (Section A) 2 2 Unknown, do you know?
28th Sep 1969 Golborne Contest (Section B) 2 7 Unknown, do you know?
17th May 1969 Senior Trophy 2 City by the Sea 3 Alan Hobson
27th Apr 1969 Blackpool Contest (D Section) 1 Unknown, do you know?
27th Apr 1969 Blackpool Contest (C Section) Unknown, do you know?
20th Apr 1969 North West Area (Fourth Section) Petite Suite de Ballet 11 Alan Hobson
2nd Feb 1969 Rochdale Contest (Section A) 1 Unknown, do you know?
8th Dec 1968 NWABBA Contest (Third Section) 4 Peter Schmoll 8 Alan Hobson
30th Nov 1968 Bury Contest (Section B) 3 9 Unknown, do you know?
30th Nov 1968 Bury Contest (Section A) 2 Unknown, do you know?
27th Oct 1968 Skelmersdale Contest (Section B) 3 4 Alan Hobson
27th Oct 1968 Skelmersdale Contest (Section A) 5 Alan Hobson
21st Apr 1968 Blackpool Contest (D Section) 1 5 Alan Hobson
21st Apr 1968 Blackpool Contest (B Section) Peter Schmoll 2 Unknown, do you know?
21st Apr 1968 Blackpool Contest (C Section) Peter Schmoll 11 Alan Hobson
4th Feb 1968 Rochdale Contest (Section B) 1 8 Alan Hobson
4th Feb 1968 Rochdale Contest (Section A) 4 Alan Hobson
1st Oct 1967 Golborne Contest (Section D) 3 3 Unknown, do you know?
1st Oct 1967 Golborne Contest (Section C) 9 Unknown, do you know?
30th Sep 1967 Bury Contest (Section B) 4 Unknown, do you know?
23rd Apr 1967 Blackpool Contest (D Section) 2 7 Alan Hobson
23rd Apr 1967 Blackpool Contest (C Section) 14 Alan Hobson
28th May 1966 Senior Trophy Egmont [arr. Ball] Harry Foxwell
12th Dec 1965 NWABBA Contest (Third Section) 3 Devon Fantasy Unknown, do you know?
2nd Oct 1965 Bury Contest (Section A) 3 Moses in Egypt [arr. Greenwood] Unknown, do you know?
2nd Oct 1965 Bury Contest (Section B) 4 Homage to Pharaoh Unknown, do you know?
26th Sep 1965 Golborne Contest (Section D) Homage to Pharaoh 9 Unknown, do you know?
14th Feb 1965 Council of Brass Band Associations (Section D) 1 Homage to Pharaoh Harry Foxwell
13th Dec 1964 NWABBA Contest (Fourth Section) 1 Unknown, do you know?
30th Nov 1963 Bury Contest 3 Rigoletto [unknown arranger] Unknown, do you know?
23rd Nov 1963 Wigan Contest Rigoletto [arr. Round] 7 Harry Foxwell
24th Nov 1962 Wigan Contest Recollections of Verdi 7 Harry Foxwell
18th Feb 1962 Darwen Contest Cinq Mars [arr. Round] 6 Harry Foxwell
12th Mar 1961 Darwen Contest 3 Recollections of Balfe Unknown, do you know?
19th Nov 1960 Wigan Contest 1 Harry Foxwell
8th Oct 1960 Bury Contest Recollections of Balfe 11 Harry Foxwell
21st Nov 1959 Wigan Contest English Folk Song Suite 11 Harry Foxwell
17th Oct 1959 Bury Contest English Folk Song Suite Unknown, do you know?
26th Apr 1959 Blackpool Contest (B Section) 2 Harry Foxwell
8th Feb 1959 Darwen Contest 3 Recollections of Mendelssohn 18 Harry Foxwell
22nd Nov 1958 Wigan Contest 4 Recollections of Mendelssohn 17 Harry Foxwell
7th Dec 1957 Wigan Contest A Garland of Classics 18 W. Clarke
9th Dec 1956 NWABBA Contest (Second Section) A Garland of Classics Unknown, do you know?
30th Jan 1954 Wigan Contest Bianca e Fernando Harry Foxwell
23rd Jan 1954 Atherton Contest 4 Bianca e Fernando 9 Harry Foxwell
24th Oct 1953 Rochdale Contest Harry Foxwell
9th May 1953 Rhyl Contest (First Section) Tchaikovsky's Works [arr. Reynolds] Unknown, do you know?
28th Feb 1953 Atherton Contest 1 Melodies of Long Ago 8 Harry Foxwell
13th Oct 1951 Bury Contest W Macbeth [Verdi arr. Greenwood]
5th Nov 1949 Wigan Contest Recollections of Beethoven [arr. Greenwood] 13 Harry Foxwell
13th Mar 1948 North West Area (Second Section) Four Preludes Unknown, do you know?
15th Nov 1947 Wigan Contest Recollections of Mendelssohn 7 Harry Foxwell
26th Jul 1947 Whitefield Contest 6 Recollections of Mendelssohn 4 Herbert White
2nd Nov 1946 Wigan Contest 3 Gems of Old England 21 Herbert White
27th Oct 1945 Wigan Contest Songs of England (Scholes) 15 Harry Foxwell
24th Sep 1945 Blackpool Contest Songs of England [Round] Harry Foxwell
28th Jul 1945 Whitefield Contest 4 Ernani [unknown arranger] Harry Foxwell
4th Nov 1944 Wigan Contest La Traviata [arr. Godfrey] 2 Harry Foxwell
29th Jul 1944 Whitefield Contest La Traviata [unknown arranger] Unknown, do you know?
6th May 1944 Belle Vue May Contest (Class B & C) La Traviata [arr. Godfrey] Harry Foxwell
2nd Oct 1943 Wigan Contest In Days of Old 3 Harry Foxwell
24th Jul 1943 Whitefield Contest 4 In Days of Old Harry Foxwell
12th Sep 1936 Salford (Windsor Institute) Contest 2 Autumn Echoes J. Jennings
16th Feb 1935 Belle Vue February Contest Gems of Schumann 15 Harry Foxwell
28th Oct 1933 Atherton Contest Happy Memories Unknown, do you know?
26th Aug 1933 Standish Contest Happy Memories Unknown, do you know?

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Notes

As a result of a fall out with the British Legion, band moved Headquarters to Eagle and Child Hotel, Leigh and changed name to Leigh Silver in March 1954 (Brass Band News May 1954)





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