A Chance of a ‘Run Out’ Just Before Whit Friday? Boarshurst Silver Band Present;- THE LORDSMERE CUP 2009. The Boarshurst Silver Band (Greenfield) is pleased to announce that the 5th Annual Lordsmere Cup will take place on Saturday 23rd May 2009 at the Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane, Greenfield, Saddleworth. The Lordsmere Cup is a Quick March and Hymn tune Competition, which consists of a short street march, for the deportment prize, a Hymn tune followed by a Contest Quick March to be played on the stand in a similar style to the Whit Friday Contests which occur 2 weeks later. The Contest will be in 3 sections. Section A; Nationally Graded Championship & 1st Section Bands. Section B; Nationally Graded 2nd & 3rd Section Bands. Section C; Nationally Graded 4th and Youth Section Bands. Prizes. All three Sections will have the following prizes; 1st Prize £200.00 plus Trophy. 2nd Prize £100.00 plus Trophy. 3rd Prize £50.00 plus Trophy. Hymn Tune Prize £50.00 plus the David Hurst Memorial Trophy. Best Youth Band not in prizes. Plus Additional prizes for Deportment, Best Cornet, Trombone Section & Bass section. A total of £1300.00 Prize Fund is on offer. Please contact David W Ashworth at;- firstname.lastname@example.org for an entry form. The contest will be pre – drawn and all entrants will be given their approximate time of starting. The draw will take place on Wednesday 20th May 2009 after which all bands will be informed.