Kirkby Lonsdale Contest - 15th June

Discussion in 'The Adjudicators' Comments' started by bigcol, Jun 9, 2008.

  1. bigcol

    bigcol Member

    Anyone on here going to the Kirkby Lonsdale contest on Sunday?

    We are, first time in a while we've made the trip across the A66.

    *Sorry it's 15th June - can a mod edit it?*
    Last edited: Jun 9, 2008
  2. WoodenFlugel

    WoodenFlugel Moderator Staff Member


    Good luck to all the competing bands
  3. flugtastic

    flugtastic Member

    unfortunatly Denton brass wont be making the annual trip over to Kirkby Longsdale :( we have Marsden March Contest the day before this year :)
  4. brass stick

    brass stick Member

    Flixton will be there, (for the last time)!
    :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
  5. essexgirl

    essexgirl Member

    Kirkby Lonsdale

    Sale will be there too, you will find us in the Red Dragon!
  6. bigcol

    bigcol Member

    See if I can get this right:

    3rd section was won by Morecombe, with Flixton 2nd

    Ripon won best deportment

    4th section - Kirkby Londsale won, Sale were 2nd.

    There were 3rd place prizes (can't remember them) and Flixton's euph won best soloist.

    Anyone fill in the gaps?

    Derek Broadbent's ending speech was class!

    Congrats to all who did well and took part, this contest is one of the best IMHO.
  7. essexgirl

    essexgirl Member

    4th section 3rd place

    At Kirkby Lonsdale 3rd place in the 4th section was won by Lofthouse

    Elmfield deserved a prize for the soggiest band,
    marching down in a sudden downpour.:clap:

    I thought the contest was very well organised and a great opportunity to meet up with banding friends.

    All in all a great day out (and I'm not just saying that because we won a prize!)

    Soo Cook
    Contest Secretary
    Sale Brass Band
  8. Brian Kelly

    Brian Kelly Active Member

    Pilling Jubilee Silver won 3rd prize in the 3rd section.

    Glossopdale Community College won the prize for highest placed Youth Band.

    Flixton won the prize for best march.

    Morecambe won the prize for best hymn tune.

    Morecambe also won the prize for the band with the highest points in the contest, and their conductor (A. Warriner) won the trophy for the winning conductor.

    Congratulations to Morecambe, Pilling Jubilee Silver, Kirkby Lonsdale, Sale, Lofthouse 2000, Glossopdale Community College, and Ripon City. :clap: :clap: :clap:

    Congratulations as well to Flixton's own Mike Rowley, who won the best instrumentalist prize :clap:

    It was a good day, pity about the weather, but that couldn't be helped.
    Last edited by a moderator: Jun 17, 2008
  9. Adrian Horn

    Adrian Horn Member

    Does anyone have a rundown of all the bands that entered and whether they were in the 3rd or 4th section, as we couldn't remember who was in each section (apart from those that one prizes obviously)!
  10. Brian Kelly

    Brian Kelly Active Member

    Backworth Colliery - 3rd section

    Elmfield - Don't know

    Flixton - 3rd section

    Glossopdale Community College - Youth

    Kirkby Lonsdale - 4th section

    Lofthouse 2000 - 4th section

    Morecambe - 3rd section

    Pilling Jubilee Silver - 3rd section

    Ripon City - Don't know

    Sale Brass - 4th section
  11. Adrian Horn

    Adrian Horn Member

    Ripon's website says 3rd section.
    Elmfield I understand are 4th.

    Cheers for the list Brian.
  12. bigcol

    bigcol Member

    Sadly not, we are in the 4th.

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