Saturday 29th May 2004 saw the 2nd Annual Lordsmere Cup, quick march and hymn contest arranged and organized by the Boarshurst (Greenfield) Band at the Band Club in Greenfield, Saddleworth and sponsored again by Lordsmere Building Inspection Company.

John Maines was engaged as adjudicator for the evening and a total of 11 bands, of all sections, took part. Mr Maines on his presentation speech thanked all of the bands for taking part and stated that during the whole evening not one bad performance had been heard.

The results are as follows;

Championship Section.
1. Dobcross Silver. Dennis Hadfield.
2. Pennine Brass. Ian Porterhouse.
3. Cancer Research Band. David W Ashworth.
4. Marsden Silver. Alan Widdop.

Section 'B'.
1. Delph Band. Phil Goodwin.
2. BMP Europe Goodshaw Band. David W Ashworth.

Section 'C'.
1. Greenfield Silver.
2. Besses Boys Band.
3. Uppermill.

Youth Section.
1. Boarshurst Youth.

Best Hymn.
1. Dobcross Silver.

Individual Prizes.
Best Soprano.
Mark Smedley (Hepworth) Playing with the Delph Band.

Best Cornet.
Jason Evans (Marsden) Playing with the Cancer Research Band.

Best Basses.
Wayne Mathews, David Houghton, Kyle Harrison, Chris Reedy
all with the Cancer Research Band.

A vote of thanks should go to Jonothan Webster and all at the Boarshurst (Greenfield) Band for a very well organized evening.

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