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Issue 5946

Cory Band looks to make further history at the RAH on 8 October. All about the National Final and much more in the latest packed edition of BB!

Brass Roots: Adjudicators announced for Yorkshire Brass Band Championships

Friday 30 September, 2016

The Yorkshire Regional Committee has announced details of the adjudication panel in advance of the 2017 Yorkshire Brass Band Championships. The judges have been named as:

Championship Section: Sandy Smith and Stephen Roberts

1st Section: Ewan Easton MBE and David Hirst

2nd Section: David Roberts and Leigh Baker

3rd Section: Glyn Williams and Jim Davies

4th Section: Marieka Gray and Sandy Smith

Commenting on the appointments, Peggy Tomlinson, Yorkshire Regional Secretary, stated: “It will be a privilege to welcome all the adjudicators, some of whom will be adjudicating Yorkshire for the first time. They bring a wealth of knowledge and experience with them and I am sure we can all look forward to another excellent weekend of contesting.” The Championships will take place at the Town Hall, Ramsden Street, Huddersfield on the weekend of 4 and 5 March 2017 with the 2nd, 4th and 1st Section (in order) on the Saturday and the 3rd and Championship Sections on the Sunday.

Peggy continued: “Following enquiries already received from supporters wishing to attend the Yorkshire Championships, would all patrons please note that it is planned for tickets to go on sale from the Huddersfield Box Office (01484 223200) on Monday 16 January 2017. Please follow the Yorkshire website, www.regional-contest.org.uk/yorkshire, for full information and updates on the contest.”