FORMIDABLE FODEN'S - Full coverage from the 2021 National Brass Band Championships

Issue 6112

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COMPOSER CAST - Liz Lane on her fascinating early musical life

DEPARTURE - Cornet star Kirsty Abbotts leaves Carlton Main

2021 Wychavon festival draw revealed

Saturday 25 September, 2021

An impressive line-up of bands is to take to the stage for the 2021 Wychavon Festival of Brass.

The event is to take place at De Montfort School, Evesham, on October 30, and will see competing bands across the sections performing entertainment programmes.

Tickets are on sale (cashless, for £10) or in advance, online, for £8. Doors open at 9am.

More information is at the Wychavon Festival website.
Championship Section

Adjudicator: Chris King
* =eligibility for Senior Trophy qualification
1) Strata Brass*
2) Langley*
3) Kidlington Concert Brass*
4) Haverhill Silver Band*
5) Stannington Brass Band*
6) Jackfield Band
7) Milton Keynes Brass*
8) City of Cardiff M1
9) Verwood Concert Brass
10) Enderby Band
11) Derwent Brass
12) Blackburn and Darwen
13) Filton Concert Brass
14) Burry Port Town
15) BTM Band*
16) Amersham Band*
17) Aldbourne Band
18) SW Comms*
First Section

Adjudicator: Leigh Baker
1) Markham and District Band
2) Stannington Brass Band
3) Eccles Borough
4) Milton Keynes Brass
5) Strata Brass
6) Langley
7) Pontarddulais Town Band
8) The Haydock Band
9) Shirley Band
10) City of Bristol
11) BTM Band
12) Sandhurst Silver
Second Section

Adjudicator: Anne Crookston
1) Avonbank
2) Harborough
3) Gresley Colliery
4) Ibstock Brick Brass
5) Oxford Cherwell Brass
6) Weston Brass
7) Mount Charles
8) RAF St Athan Vol Band
9) BD1 Brass
10) Stourport-on-Severn BB
Third Section

Adjudicator: Sam Fisher
1) RAF St Athan Vol Band
2) Stourport-on-Severn BB
3) Putney and Wimbledon
4) Rode Hall Silver Band
5) Reading Spring Gardens Band
6) Hawk Green Band
7) The Melton Band
8) Wem Jubilee
Fourth Section

Adjudicator: Anne Crookston
1) Wem Jubilee
2) Amington Band
3) Cross Keys Silver Band
4) Putney and Wimbledon