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2017 Area Contest – London and Southern Counties

18 Mar
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Very pleased with the bands performance today and managed to secure 5th place in the London and Southern Counties 2nd Section Area Qualifier. In a strong field of 16 bands this keeps us at the top of the section. Well done Chris and the band, all to play for in 2018.

1. Grimsdyke (Sharon Broughall)*
2. Amersham (Paul Fisher)*
3. Milton Keynes Brass (Bob Stardling)
4. Soham Comrades (Jayne Murrill)
5. Yiewsley & West Drayton (Chris Cole)
6. LGB Brass (Ian Stewart)
7. Wantage Silver ‘B’ (Danny Dullforce)
8. Waterbeach (Andrew Kershaw)
9. BAE Systems (Melvin White)
10. Tilbury (Ben Jones)
11. Chinnor Silver (David Pegram)
12. Hungerford Town (Tim Crouter)
13. St. Sebastian Wokingham (Nigel Howard)
14. Littleport Brass (Nicholas Garman)
15. Welwyn Garden City (Graham Chambers)
16. Epping Forest (Keith Schroeter)

And the winner is…

19 Mar
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4 -Grimsdyke

3 – Soham Comrades

2 – St Sebastian Woking

1 – Cawston

Best Bass Section 13 St Sebastian Woking

Best Trombone section 8 Cawston

Conductor – Cawston

2016 Area Qualifiers – Stevenage

19 Mar
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Half way through this years London and Southern Counties qualifying content for the National Finals. Played number 2 sandwiched between Welwyn Garden City and Grimsdyke.

Oxford Contest

05 Mar
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A try out of this years 2nd section area qualifiers test piece “The Mermaid of Zennor” by Philip Harper resulted in a  third position placing. The Oxford & District Brass Band Association 2016 Winter Contest held on the 28th February was adjudicated by Brett Baker