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Contests in 2017

Mineworkers Open National Brass Band
Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th January 2017
Butlins Holiday Park
Roman Bank
Skegness, PE25 1NJ

Test piece (Sat):  Fraternity (Thierry Deleruyelle)
Entertainment contest programme (Sun).

- Grand Canyon Fanfare (James Newton Howard)
- Brass Machine (Maynard Ferguson) - trumpet solo
James Favison
- Oblivion (Piazolla)
- Nefarious (Jim Fieldhouse)
- When You Wish Upon a Star (Leigh Harlene, arr
Nestico) - Alto solo - Charlotte Treadaway
- The Golden Voyage of Sinbad - Miklos Rozsa, arr.

Peter Roberts and Richard Marshall (Sat)
Music: Peter Roberts and Glyn Williams (Sun)
Entertainment: Derek Southcott and Jim Davies

1st prize - £10,000,
2nd prize - £5000,
3rd prize  - £2500
4th prize - 1000

Result - 6th place

National Brass Band Championship -
London and Southern Counties 2017
Regional Qualifying Contest
Sunday 19th March 2017 at the Arts and Leisure
Centre, Stevenage, Lytton Way, Stevenage, Herts,

Test piece: Pagentry (Herbert Howells)
Adjudicators: David Hirst & Steve Sykes

A test piece contest with the winner and runner-up
going through to the final at the Royal Albert Hall in

Result -  2nd place

The 97th Spring Brass Band Festival -
The Senior Cup.
Saturday 13th May 2017  at The Winter Gardens,
Church Street, Blackpool,
Lancashire, England, FY1 1HU

Test piece: Fragile Oasis (Peter Meechan)

First Prize: £600
Second Prize: £400
Third Prize: £300
Fourth Prize: £200

Result  - 17th place

National Brass Band Championship Finals
Saturday 14th October 2017
at Royal Albert Hall
London, SW7 2AP

Test piece:  Gallery (Howard Snell)

Result - 8th place
Note. The National Brass Band Championship
Finals held at London's Royal Albert Hall saw
the band compete against 19 top bands in the
UK on 14th Oct 2017.  The competition's 'test
piece' was called 'Gallery' composed by
Howard Snell.
The adjudicators which included the composer
awarded the band 8th place, a fantastic