Kirkby Lonsdale Brass Band Contest

What a great day for the 2017 (30th) Annual Contest, wall to wall blue skies and sunshine. Peter Crompton the adjudicator was very complimentary about all the competing bands and the enthusiastic crowd were very appreciative of the music played. The bands provided a wonderful afternoons entertainment.

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Senior Bands - 4 Entries

1st - Greenalls Brass Band - 175/200 points

2nd - Pilling Jubilee Silver Band - 172/200 points

3rd - Brindle Brass Band - 165/200 points

4th - Kirkby Lonsdale Brass Band - 155/200 points

Individual awards
Best Hymn - Pilling Jubilee Silver Band
Best March - Greenalls Brass Band
Best Deportment - Pilling Jubilee Silver Band
Best Entertainment - Greenalls Brass Band
Highest Placed 4th Section Band - Brindle Brass Band
Junior Soloist - Alfie Bousfield, Greenalls Brass Band
Senior Soloist - Danny Jones, Euphonium, Pilling Band

Junior Band Competition - 1 Entry

1st - Burneside Brass Training Band

Following the competitive part of the afternoon a short entertainment programme was performed by combined band members under the baton of Keith Richmond of Brindle Brass Band.

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Many thanks to all competing bands, their supporters and the audience, and our generous sponsors and raffle donors. Specific thanks go to Peter Crompton music adjudicator, John Knewstubb deportment adjudicator, Derek Atkinson, compere and Keith Richmond of the Brindle Brass Band for conducting the massed band.

See you all next year