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National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final)

Sat 1st Nov 1947

Test Piece: Freedom (Brass Band Symphony No. 1)
- Hubert Bath
Adjudicators: Herbert Bennett, J. A. Greenwood
Venue: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, County of London, England, UK

National Championship of Great Britain (Second Section Final) 1947
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Position Band Conductor Draw Points
1 Black Dyke Mills Harry Mortimer 15 194
2 Fairey Aviation Harry Mortimer 10 192
3 Fodens Motor Works Fred Mortimer 11 190
4 Munn & Feltons Stanley Boddington 1 180
5 Parc & Dare W. Haydn Bebb 6
6 Harton Colliery Jack Atherton 16
Brighouse & Rastrick Eric Ball 2
Luton Albert Coupe 3
Creswell Colliery Harold Moss 4
Parkhead Forge George Hawkins 5
North Seaton W. S. Bond 7
Melingriffith Thomas James Powell 8
Camborne A. W. Parker 9
West Calder Public Charles Telfer 12
Enfield Edward Sydney Carter 13
Yorkshire Copper Works Joseph Elliott 14
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Frank Wright was appointed referee.

Prizes:

1st: 200 Guineas
2nd: 150 Guineas
3rd: 75 Guineas
4th: 50 Guineas

The awards were made at the evening Festival Concert.
The contest started at 12.00 noon.
The programme cost 6d and all proceeds went to the Printers Pension Almhouse and Orphan Asylum.

We have received anonymous feedback stating that there were three celebrity "guest conductors" at this event (Henry Wood, Adrian Boult and Malcolm Sargent), but not stating what they conducted. If you have more details, please let us know.


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