Celebrating the past, looking to the future - Special commemorative issue

Issue 5967

Standing upon giants' shoulders - paying tribute to the lineage of BB Editors

BB looks forward to British Open and Lower Section finals

The brass band repertoire - use it or lose it?



North West Regional Championships - 2nd Section LIVE!

Sunday 25 February, 2018

2nd Section

Pavilion Theatre

Test-piece: Ex Terra Lucem (Jonathan Bates)

Split Draw: 10.00am and 12.15pm (commences 11.00am)

Adjudicators: Tom Davoren and Derek Southcott




1. Middleton (Kevin Gibbs)*

2. Bollington Brass (Peter Christian)*

3. Flixton (Ian Brownbill)*

4. Old Hall Brass (John North)

5. Besses o' th' Barn (Trevor Halliwell)

6. Marple (Stephen Curtis)

7. Haydock (Mark Quinn)

8. Greenfield (Tom Haslam)

9. Pemberton Old Wigan DW 'B' (Mike Golding)

10. Blackpool Brass (John Pearson)

11. Eagley (Chris Wormald)

12. Formby (Louise Hough MBE)

13. Hazel Grove (Nigel Beasley)

14. Farnworth and Walkden (Luke Pallister)

15. Besses Boys (James Holt)

16. Whitworth Vale and Healey (Chris Binns)

17. Horwich RMI (Matt Ryan)

18. Valley Brass (Haydock) (David Chadwick)

19. Delph (Phil Goodwin)

20. Darwen Brass (Gordon Clough)

21. Trinity Girls (David Ashworth)

Best Trombones: Bollington Brass

Best Percussion: Besses Boys




1. Hazel Grove (Nigel Beasley)

2. Blackpool Brass (John Pearson) 

3. Greenfield (Tom Haslam)

4. Besses o’ th’ Barn (Trevor Halliwell)

5. Valley Brass (Haydock) (David Chadwick) 

6. Farnworth and Walkden (Luke Pallister) 

7. Whitworth Vale and Healey (Chris Binns)

8. Formby (Louise Hough MBE) 

9. Darwen Brass (Gordon Clough) 

10. Bollington Brass (Peter Christian)

11. Trinity Girls (David Ashworth)

12. Delph (Phil Goodwin)

13. Haydock (Mark Quinn)

14. Middleton (Kevin Gibbs)

15. Pemberton Old Wigan DW 'B' (Mike Golding)

16. Besses Boys (James Holt)

17. Marple (Stephen Curtis)

18. Flixton (Ian Brownbill)

19. Horwich RMI (Matt Ryan)

20. Eagley (Chris Wormald)

21. Old Hall Brass (John North)