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Beeston Contest

Sat 4th Aug 1906

Test Piece: Don Quixote
Adjudicators: J. E. Irons
Venue: Rugby Football Ground, Beeston, Nottinghamshire

Position Band Conductor Draw
1 Clowne G. W. Bowes 4
2 Bestwood Colliery George Hames 6
3 Nottingham Railway Associated Cit R. Mills 5
4 Beeston Humber J. Hartley 1
4 Long Eaton Town S. Taylor 2
6 Stapleford Town C. Atkin 3

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Promoted by Beeston Excelsior Prize Band
1st prize £5, 2nd prize £3, 3rd prize £2, 4th prize £1 divided between Long Eaton Town and Beeston Humber.
6 bands competed.
On mounting the stand to play, band #1, Beeston Humber, the stand being 5 foot off the ground, it gave way. Fortunately no one was hurt, merely given a fright and shaken - which told somewhat on their playing!

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