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Midlands Area (Championship Section)

From 1985 to 1993 this contest was split into North and South Areas. Please refer to the 'Old Contests' section on <a href="http://brassbandresults.co.uk/contests/MIDLANDS-AREA/">http://brassbandresults.co.uk/contests/MIDLANDS-AREA/</a> for the results.

Past Results

Date Winner Conductor Test Piece
03 Mar 2024 Desford Colliery Ian Porthouse Variations on an Enigma
26 Feb 2023 The GUS Band David Thornton Red Priest
27 Feb 2022 Desford Colliery Michael Fowles Contest Music
Mar 2021 Continued uncertainty over COVID-19 sees the 2021 series of regional championship events cancelled.
08 Mar 2020 GUS Chris Jeans A Tale as yet Untold
10 Mar 2019 Desford Colliery Michael Fowles Seascapes
11 Mar 2018 Virtuosi GUS Adam Cooke Odyssey [Norbury]
12 Mar 2017 Virtuosi GUS Adam Cooke Pageantry
13 Mar 2016 Virtuosi GUS Adam Cooke Cambridge Variations
08 Mar 2015 Virtuosi GUS Adam Cooke The Torchbearer
09 Mar 2014 Virtuosi GUS Adam Cooke St. Magnus
10 Mar 2013 Jaguar Land Rover Dave Lea Harmony Music
11 Mar 2012 Desford Colliery Russell Gray The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
13 Mar 2011 Virtuosi GUS John Berryman Paganini Variations
14 Mar 2010 Virtuosi GUS John Berryman English Heritage
15 Mar 2009 Desford Colliery Russell Gray Salute to Youth
09 Mar 2008 Desford Colliery Nigel Seaman Festival Music (Symphonic Suite)
11 Mar 2007 The Staffordshire Band David Maplestone Isaiah 40
12 Mar 2006 Newstead Welfare Duncan Beckley Journey to the Centre of the Earth
06 Mar 2005 Woolley Pritchard Sovereign Brass Trevor Jones Overture to Rienzi [arr. Lorriman]
07 Mar 2004 Travelsphere Holidays David Stowell Tristan Encounters
02 Mar 2003 Desford Colliery Peter Parkes Prague
03 Mar 2002 Desford Colliery Peter Parkes Whitsun Wakes
04 Mar 2001 Travelsphere Holidays Frank Renton Jazz
05 Mar 2000 Desford Colliery Peter Parkes Variations on an Enigma
07 Mar 1999 NSK-RHP Ransome Brian Grant Blitz
08 Mar 1998 Desford Colliery Frank Renton Montage
01 Mar 1997 NSK-RHP Ransome Brian Grant A Lowry Sketchbook
02 Mar 1996 Rigid Containers Group John Berryman Sounds
12 Mar 1995 Desford Peter Parkes Un Vie de Matelot (A Sailor's Life)
05 Mar 1994 William Davis Construction Group Keith Wilkinson Partita [Sparke]
17 Mar 1984 Desford Colliery Howard Snell Waverley
19 Mar 1983 Jones & Crossland Stephen Roberts Images [McCabe]
08 May 1982 Desford Colliery Band Howard Snell Essay for Brass Band [Gregson]
02 May 1981 GUS Keith Wilkinson Variations on the Shining River
26 Apr 1980 G.U.S. Keith Wilkinson Beatrice & Benedict
05 May 1979 Birmingham School of Music Roy Curran Variations for Brass Band [Vaughan Williams]
22 Apr 1978 G.U.S. Geoffrey Brand The Belmont Variations
30 Apr 1977 Desford Colliery Welfare Albert Chappell Pageantry
24 Apr 1976 Desford Miners Welfare Albert Chappell Spectrum [Vinter]
19 Apr 1975 Thoresby Colliery William Lippeatt Journey into Freedom
27 Apr 1974 City of Coventry Band Albert Chappell Variations on a Ninth
28 Apr 1973 City of Coventry Band Albert Chappell The Plantagenets
13 May 1972 City of Coventry Albert Chappell Concert Overture for Brass Band
01 May 1971 Ransome Hoffman Pollard Works Dennis Masters A Joyful Noise
23 May 1970 City of Coventry Albert Chappell The Corsair
03 May 1969 GUS (Footwear) Stanley Boddington Diadem of Gold
04 May 1968 Kibworth Walter Barrow Hargreaves Themes From Beethoven's 8th Symphony
22 Apr 1967 City of Coventry Albert Chappell Festival Music (Symphonic Suite)
23 Apr 1966 City of Coventry Albert Chappell La Forza del Destino (The Force of Destiny) - Overture [arr. F. Wright]
24 Apr 1965 Kibworth William Scholes Themes from the First Symphony [Beethoven]
25 Apr 1964 GUS (Footwear) Stanley Boddington Symphony of Marches
27 Apr 1963 Creswell Colliery Welfare Ernest Woodhouse Overture to Rienzi [arr. Johns]
28 Apr 1962 GUS (Footwear) Stanley Boddington Salute to Youth
29 Apr 1961 Ransome & Marles Works George Hespe Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer]
30 Apr 1960 Munn & Felton's (Footwear) Stanley Boddington Themes from Symphony no. 5 [Tchaikovsky, arr. Ball]
18 Apr 1959 Rushden Temperance William Scholes Wuthering Heights
15 Mar 1958 Langley Dennis Masters The Moor of Venice
23 Mar 1957 Munn & Felton's Works Harry Mortimer Themes from Symphony no. 9 [Beethoven]
17 Mar 1956 Rushden Temperance William Scholes Orion [Bantock]
12 Mar 1955 Munn and Felton Harry Mortimer The Severn Suite
20 Mar 1954 Creswell George Hespe Clive of India
07 Mar 1953 Creswell George Hespe Rhapsody in Brass
08 Mar 1952 Ransome & Marles David Aspinall Resurgam
03 Mar 1951 Ransome & Marles Eric Ball Atlantic [Wright]
11 Mar 1950 Ransome & Marles Eric Ball Festival Overture [Geehl]
12 Feb 1949 Munn & Felton's Stanley Boddington Morning Rhapsody
06 Mar 1948 City of Coventry Eric Ball Fantasia in F
07 Apr 1947 Munn & Felton's Stanley Boddington Akhnaton
22 Apr 1946 Munn and Felton's Stanley Boddington A Downland Suite
02 Apr 1945 Creswell Colliery Harold Moss Liszt
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