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Stretford Band

Also/previously known as: St Matthews Church Band, Stretford Old, Stretford Prize, Stretford Silver

Contest Results

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Date Contest Position Test Piece Draw Conductor
28th Apr 1974 Buxton Festival (Section A) Othello 1 Kevin Bolton
13th Jun 1971 Buxton Festival (Section A) W From the New World [arr. Rimmer]
18th Apr 1971 North West Area (Second Section) 3 Suite Gothique 2 W. Stopford
28th Mar 1971 Manchester District Contest (Second Section) 2 E. R. Harris
21st Feb 1971 NWABBA Contest (Second Section) 4 Lorenzo 2 E. R. Harris
29th Nov 1970 Tyldesley Contest (Section A) E. R. Harris
25th Oct 1970 Skelmersdale Contest (Section A) Resurgam 8 E. R. Harris
9th May 1970 Grand Shield 10 Norwegian Artists' Carnival 5 E. R. Harris
12th Apr 1970 North West Area (Second Section) First Suite in Eb 6 E. R. Harris
17th May 1969 Grand Shield 12 Peddars Way 9 E. R. Harris
20th Apr 1969 North West Area (Second Section) 4 Second Suite in F 2 E. R. Harris
27th Oct 1968 Skelmersdale Contest (Section A) 2 E. R. Harris
25th May 1968 Grand Shield Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer] 2 E. R. Harris
12th May 1968 Buxton Festival (Second Section) Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer] 2 E. R. Harris
20th Apr 1968 North West Area (Second Section) Vizcaya 5 E. R. Harris
28th May 1966 Grand Shield Main Street H. Aldcroft
15th May 1965 Grand Shield The Shipbuilders 6 G. T. Shawcross
10th Apr 1965 North West Area (Second Section) Old English Suite: Three Castles G. T. Shawcross
28th Nov 1964 Colne Contest 1 Unknown, do you know?
31st May 1964 Buxton Festival (Section B) W The Great City
9th May 1964 Grand Shield Jodrell Bank Unknown, do you know?
18th Apr 1964 North West Area (Second Section) 3 The Great City 1 H. Aldcroft
15th Dec 1963 NWABBA Contest (Second Section) 2 Unknown, do you know?
25th May 1963 Grand Shield Sinfonietta for Brass Band [Leidzen] 9 H. Aldcroft
20th Apr 1963 North West Area (Second Section) 3 Spring Song H. Aldcroft
20th Oct 1962 National Championship of Great Britain (Second Section Final) Tchaikovsky [arr. W. Rimmer] 14 H. Aldcroft
26th May 1962 Grand Shield 4 Carnival [Perkin] 1 H. Aldcroft
3rd Mar 1962 North West Area (Second Section) 2 Peter Schmoll 7 H. Aldcroft
13th May 1961 Grand Shield Symphonic Suite for Brass 12 L. Davies
22nd Apr 1961 North West Area (Second Section) 4 Symphonic Suite for Brass 3 L. Davies
29th Oct 1960 Leigh Contest 8 H. Aldcroft
28th May 1960 Grand Shield The Tempest 10 H. Aldcroft
23rd Apr 1960 North West Area (Second Section) 4 Gallions Reach 3 H. Aldcroft
24th Oct 1959 National Championship of Great Britain (Second Section Final) Romeo & Juliet [Gounod arr. Hawkins] H. Aldcroft
9th May 1959 Grand Shield Cordell Suite H. Aldcroft
7th Mar 1959 North West Area (Second Section) 3 Yorkshire Ridings Suite H. Aldcroft
18th Oct 1958 Bury Contest Recollections of Mendelssohn 6 H. Aldcroft
26th Apr 1958 North West Area (Second Section) Venus and Adonis H. Aldcroft
18th May 1957 Grand Shield Tintagel 16 H. Aldcroft
30th Mar 1957 North West Area (Second Section) Land of the Ever Young 10 H. Aldcroft
6th Feb 1955 Manchester District Contest (Open Section) Thames Valley Suite Unknown, do you know?
13th Feb 1954 North West Area (Second Section) Call of the Sea 2 Ronald Yarwood
26th Sep 1953 Altrincham Borough Band Brass Band Contest Recollections of England 9 Ronald Yarwood
21st Mar 1953 North West Area (Second Section) King Lear 4 Ronald Yarwood
11th Oct 1952 Bury Contest W Medea
17th May 1952 Grand Shield Pride of Race 14 Ronald Yarwood
22nd Mar 1952 North West Area (Second Section) 3 Springtime Ronald Yarwood
22nd Sep 1951 National Championship of Great Britain (Second Section Final) The English Maiden 2 Ronald Yarwood
28th Apr 1951 North West Area (Second Section) 1 The English Maiden Ronald Yarwood
9th Sep 1950 Cadishead Contest 4 Ronald Yarwood
4th Feb 1950 North West Area (Second Section) Three Brass Band Studies Unknown, do you know?
10th Sep 1949 Cadishead Contest 3 R. Harwood
26th Feb 1949 North West Area (Second Section) Sirius [Wright] 9 Elgar Clayton
6th Nov 1948 Wigan Contest Cosi Fan Tutte [arr. Godfrey] 19 J. Rogerson
4th Sep 1948 British Open Music for Brass 12 J. Rogerson
6th Sep 1947 British Open Henry V [Maldwyn Price] 15 L. Davies
26th Jul 1947 Whitefield Contest Recollections of Mendelssohn 1 L. Davies
30th May 1947 Whit Friday Radcliffe W
10th May 1947 Belle Vue May Contest (Class A) Normandy 10 L. Davies
5th Apr 1947 Lancashire B.B. Association Contest (Section 1) 1 Life Divine L. Davies
11th May 1946 Belle Vue May Contest (Class A) A Northern Rhapsody J. Rogerson
29th Oct 1938 Stalybridge Contest 3 Recollections of Balfe J. Rogerson
8th May 1937 Belle Vue May Contest (Class B) Operatic Bouquet No. 1 11 Walter Eastwood
12th Sep 1936 Salford (Windsor Institute) Contest 3 Autumn Echoes Walter Eastwood
5th Sep 1936 Hollingworth Lake Contest 1 Autumn Echoes Unknown, do you know?
29th Sep 1934 Crystal Palace (Junior Shield - A) 5 Gems of Wagner No. 2 8 J. Rogerson
9th Dec 1933 Manchester and District Association (Class A) 1 Echoes of Spring J. Rogerson
6th May 1933 Belle Vue May Contest (Class A) Coriolanus 3 Arthur Brownbill
5th Dec 1931 Manchester and District Association (Class A) 4 Il Bravo [arr. Godfrey] J. Rogerson
5th Sep 1931 Gatley Contest The Golden Age Unknown, do you know?
Dec 1930 Manchester and District Association (Class A) 3 Gems of Old England Unknown, do you know?
27th Sep 1930 Crystal Palace (Junior Shield - A) In Old Vienna J. Jennings
7th Dec 1929 Manchester and District Association (Class A) 2 Recollections of Schubert J. Rogerson
3rd Dec 1927 Manchester and District Association Recollections of Verdi Unknown, do you know?
13th Aug 1927 Cadishead Contest 5 A Garland of Classics J. Rogerson
30th Jul 1927 Salford Contest 2 A Garland of Classics J. Rogerson
10th Jun 1927 Whit Friday Newton Heath Unknown, do you know?
27th Jun 1925 Douglas (Isle of Man) Contest Echoes of the Opera Unknown, do you know?
10th Jul 1920 Belle Vue July Contest Les Diamants de la Couronne [arr. Godfrey] 12 W.H. Carr
12th Jul 1919 Belle Vue July Contest Lucia di Lammermoor [arr. Godfrey] 3 H. Carr
7th Sep 1918 Belle Vue September Contest Il Bravo [arr. Godfrey] 7 H. Carr
13th Jul 1918 Belle Vue July Contest 2 The Taming of the Shrew H. Carr
11th Jul 1914 Belle Vue July Contest (Second Division) 4 Die Vestalinn Unknown, do you know?
21st Sep 1912 Manchester (White City) Contest Apollo 9 Unknown, do you know?
10th Aug 1912 Alderley Edge Contest Maritana [arr. Smith] 8 H. Carr
28th Jul 1900 New Mills Contest 5 Fred Durham
16th Sep 1899 Altrincham Contest Sunny Spain 6 W. H. Brophy
17th Jul 1886 Irlam Contest 2 5 Unknown, do you know?
15th Aug 1885 Openshaw Contest 3 Unknown, do you know?

Whit Friday

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

Date Contest Position Conductor March
13th Jun 2014 Grotton (Whit Friday) 47 Nick Garbutt
13th Jun 2014 Lydgate (Whit Friday) 63 Nick Garbutt
13th Jun 2014 Greenfield (Whit Friday) 67 Nick Garbutt
13th Jun 2014 Delph (Whit Friday) 76 Nick Garbutt

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Formed originally in July 1877 as Stretford Church band. James Rogerson was conductor from 1897 to 1949. (Info from 'The Bandsman's Everything Within' published 1950.

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