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Mirrlees Works Band

Also/previously known as: Mirrlees, Mirrlees Blackstone Works, Mirrlees Brass, Mirrlees National Works, Mirrlees Works

This band no longer exists.
Region:North West
Years active:1949 - 1980


Contest Results




Date Contest Position Test Piece Draw Conductor
30th Mar 1980 North West Area (Second Section) W Concert Overture for Brass Band
1st Apr 1979 North West Area (Championship Section) 11 Variations for Brass Band [Vaughan Williams] 6 Kenneth Dennison
2nd Apr 1978 North West Area (Championship Section) The Belmont Variations 1 Kenneth Dennison
28th Mar 1976 North West Area (Championship Section) Spectrum 4 Denis Carr
23rd Mar 1975 North West Area (Championship Section) Journey into Freedom 1 Denis Carr
24th Aug 1974 Edinburgh International Contest 3 Denis Carr
25th Aug 1973 Edinburgh International Contest E. Pinkerton
25th Mar 1973 North West Area (Championship Section) The Plantagenets 5 Jack Atherton
26th Mar 1972 North West Area (Championship Section) Concert Overture for Brass Band 7 Jack Atherton
9th Oct 1971 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) Le Roi d'Ys 7 Jack Atherton
4th Sep 1971 British Open Festival Music 20 Jack Atherton
28th Aug 1971 Edinburgh International Contest Festival Music Jack Atherton
18th Apr 1971 North West Area (Championship Section) 2 A Joyful Noise 3 Jack Atherton
6th Sep 1970 British Open Pageantry 11 Jack Atherton
29th Aug 1970 Edinburgh International Contest Unknown, do you know?
12th Apr 1970 North West Area (Championship Section) 4 The Corsair 6 Jack Atherton
11th Oct 1969 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) High Peak 2 Jack Atherton
6th Sep 1969 British Open Spectrum 19 Jack Atherton
30th Aug 1969 Edinburgh International Contest 2 Jack Atherton
20th Apr 1969 North West Area (Championship Section) 3 Diadem of Gold 1 Jack Atherton
12th Oct 1968 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) Prelude to the Mastersingers 6 Jack Atherton
7th Sep 1968 British Open John O'Gaunt [Vinter] 5 Jack Atherton
25th May 1968 Grand Shield 2 Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer] 17 Jack Atherton
20th Apr 1968 North West Area (Championship Section) 2 Themes From Beethoven's 8th Symphony 5 Jack Atherton
14th Oct 1967 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) Journey into Freedom 7 Norman Ashcroft
6th May 1967 North West Area (Championship Section) 3 Festival Music 2 Norman Ashcroft
29th Apr 1967 Grand Shield 2 Scheherazade 9 Norman Ashcroft
15th Oct 1966 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) Le Carnaval Romain 17 Jack Atherton
28th May 1966 Grand Shield Main Street Norman Ashcroft
16th Oct 1965 National Championship of Great Britain (Second Section Final) 1 The Frogs of Aristophanes E. Pinkerton
18th Jul 1965 Morecambe Entertainment Contest Semi Final 1 Unknown, do you know?
15th May 1965 Grand Shield 3 The Shipbuilders 14 Norman Ashcroft
10th Apr 1965 North West Area (Second Section) 1 Old English Suite: Three Castles W. Ashcroft
28th Feb 1965 Darwen Contest (Section A) 1 Unknown, do you know?
20th Feb 1965 Lewis's Entertainment Contest Final 4 Unknown, do you know?
13th Feb 1965 Lewis's Entertainment Contest Semi Final 1 Unknown, do you know?
17th Oct 1964 National Championship of Great Britain (Second Section Final) 6 Oasis Norman Ashcroft
9th May 1964 Grand Shield 3 Jodrell Bank Norman Ashcroft
18th Apr 1964 North West Area (Second Section) 2 The Great City 2 Norman Ashcroft
25th May 1963 Senior Cup 1 Spring Song 5 Norman Ashcroft
20th Apr 1963 North West Area (Second Section) 2 Spring Song Norman Ashcroft
10th Feb 1963 Council of Brass Band Associations (Section B) 1 From the New World [arr. Rimmer] Norman Ashcroft
20th Oct 1962 National Championship of Great Britain (Third Section Final) 2 Four Preludes 9 Norman Ashcroft
26th May 1962 Senior Cup 3 Glastonbury 16 Norman Ashcroft
3rd Mar 1962 North West Area (Third Section) 1 Three Characteristic Pieces 7 Norman Ashcroft
28th Jan 1962 Mossley Contest 5 Norman Ashcroft
10th Dec 1961 NWABBA Contest (Second Section) 1 Norman Ashcroft
28th Oct 1961 National Championship of Great Britain (Third Section Final) Cordell Suite Norman Ashcroft
24th Sep 1961 Yorkshire v. Lancashire Contest (Class B) 2 Salzburg Suite Norman Ashcroft
13th May 1961 Senior Cup From the New World [arr. Rimmer] 14 Norman Ashcroft
30th Apr 1961 Blackpool Contest (A Section) Unknown, do you know?
22nd Apr 1961 North West Area (Third Section) 3 Salzburg Suite 7 Norman Ashcroft
26th Mar 1961 Manchester District Contest (Open Section) 1 From the New World [arr. Rimmer] 3 Norman Ashcroft
12th Feb 1961 Rochdale Contest 4 Unknown, do you know?
29th Jan 1961 Mossley Contest 4 Unknown, do you know?
11th Dec 1960 NWABBA Contest (Second Section) 4 Homage to Pharaoh 6 Norman Ashcroft
6th Nov 1960 Yorkshire v Lancashire Contest (Class A) Carnival [Perkin] Norman Ashcroft
28th May 1960 Senior Trophy Gallions Reach Norman Ashcroft
19th Mar 1960 North West Area (Third Section) Neapolitan Suite 7 Norman Ashcroft
6th Mar 1960 Manchester District Contest (Open Section) 1 Gallions Reach Norman Ashcroft
6th Dec 1959 NWABBA Contest (Second Section) 2 Othello Norman Ashcroft
27th Sep 1959 Yorkshire v. Lancashire Contest (Class B) 1 Snowdon Fantasy Norman Ashcroft
9th May 1959 Spring Festival (Junior Shield) English Folk Song Suite 4 Norman Ashcroft
25th Apr 1959 North West Area (Third Section) English Folk Song Suite Norman Ashcroft
22nd Mar 1959 NWABBA Contest (Second Section) 1 English Folk Song Suite Norman Ashcroft
7th Dec 1957 Wigan Contest A Garland of Classics 21 A. Gibson
12th Oct 1957 Bury Contest A Garland of Classics 7 A. Gibson
4th May 1957 Daily Herald Midlands Festival (Third Section) W
26th Nov 1955 Wigan Contest Moments with Mozart 7 H. White
21st May 1955 Senior Cup Thames Valley Suite H. White
22nd May 1954 Senior Cup Call of the Sea 6 Jack Atherton
26th Sep 1953 Altrincham Borough Band Brass Band Contest 3 Recollections of England 13 A. Risbin
26th May 1951 Belle Vue May Contest (Class B) Indian Summer John Harrison

Whit Friday

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

Date Contest Position Conductor March
8th Jun 1979 Mossley (Whit Friday) 10 Unknown, do you know? March: Ravenswood
8th Jun 1979 Stalybridge (Whit Friday) Unknown, do you know? March: Ravenswood
19th May 1978 Mossley (Whit Friday) 19 Unknown, do you know? March: High Command
3rd Jun 1977 Micklehurst (Whit Friday) 2 Unknown, do you know? March: High Command
3rd Jun 1977 Mossley (Whit Friday) 3 Unknown, do you know? March: High Command
3rd Jun 1977 Stalybridge (Whit Friday) Unknown, do you know? March: High Command
11th Jun 1976 Lydgate (Whit Friday) 2 Unknown, do you know? March: Mephistopheles
11th Jun 1976 Stalybridge (Whit Friday) 3 Unknown, do you know? March: Mephistopheles
11th Jun 1976 Mossley (Whit Friday) 5 Unknown, do you know? March: Mephistopheles
30th May 1969 Mossley (Whit Friday) 4 Unknown, do you know? March: Knight Templar
19th May 1967 Lees (Whit Friday) 2 Unknown, do you know?
19th May 1967 Delph (Whit Friday) 3 Unknown, do you know?
19th May 1967 Stalybridge (Whit Friday) Unknown, do you know?
3rd Jun 1966 Lees (Whit Friday) 2 Unknown, do you know?
22nd May 1964 Stalybridge (Whit Friday) Unknown, do you know?

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