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2020 West of England Regional Championships

Back in Torquay for the first time since our promotion back to the Second Section, we enjoyed rehearsing the test piece 'The Golden Sabre - Tales of the Hussar-Poet Denis Davydov' by Kit Turnbull. We were reasonably happy with our performance, and finished 10th - our joint highest position in the regionals since 1997! Thanks to Ian and the band for all their hard work. We also enjoyed the traditional Chinese and Indian meals.

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this will be the last time we play together for some time. Our summer plans have been put on hold, as due to the social distancing rules now in force, we are not allowed to rehearse. We will miss playing, and look forward to being able to resume in due course.

The Riviera Centre in Torquay

Third Section
Date: Saturday 14th March 2020
Venue: Riviera Centre, Torquay
Test Piece: 'The Golden Sabre' - Kit Turnbull
Adjudicators: Chris King and John Winterflood

Result: (Band, Conductor, Draw):

  1. Hatherleigh Silver, Nick West, 9
  2. St Keverne, Karl Long, 1
  3. Wotton-under-Edge & District, Ian Dickinson, 10
  4. Shrewton Silver, Michael Dunford, 11
  5. Denmead Brass, Estelle Flood, 2
  6. Phoenix Brass (Crewkerne), David Boorer, 6
  7. Weston Brass, Lewis Wilkinson, 3
  8. Cinderford, Chris Howley, 12
  9. Mount Charles, Jeremy Taylor, 4
  10. New Forest Brass, Ian Luxford, 7
  11. Lydney Town, Sion Rhys Jones, 5
  12. Downton, Paul Williams, 13
  13. Bream Silver, Hugh Bamford, 14
  14. South Molton Town, Gilbert Taylor, 8
  15. Midsomer Norton & Radstock Silver, WITHDREW

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