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Beeston Contest

Sat 4th Aug 1906

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

Position Band Conductor Draw
1 Clowne G. W. Bowes
2 Bestwood Colliery George Hames
3 Nottingham Railway Associated Cit R. Mills
4 Long Eaton Town S. Taylor
4 Beeston Humber J. Hartley 1
6 Stapleford Town Unknown, do you know?

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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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