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Yorkshire and Humberside Brass Band Association

ANNUAL OPEN BRASS BAND CONTEST

Sunday, 6th November 2016 saw the return of the Yorkshire and Humberside Brass Band Association Annual Contest to the Civic Hall, Holmfirth.


Peggy Tomlinson, President YHBBA,writes: A huge "Thank you" to all the bands, supporters and audience who came to the Civic Hall, Holmfirth today for our Annual Contest. Thanks must also go to Geneva Instruments for sponsoring the overall winner in both groups and to our advertisers and trade stand for their support. A full day of excellent competion was enjoyed by all concerned and it is most encouraging to those involved in the association to continue in their efforts to get event established in the banding calendar.

 The Adjudicators were Leigh Baker and Alan Morrison.


For results of the 2016 contest click here



The 2017 Contest

The 2017 contest will take place on 5th November 2017. The venue has changed - this year the contest will be held at  the very impressive Dewsbury Town Hall  -  and it’s time to get your band entered!


Entry forms and rules can be downloaded from this page - just click on the links!

For photo galleries from the 2015 and 2016 contests click here

Arrangements are now fully in place for the Annual Contest. It will take place on 5th November

at Dewsbury Town Hall starting at 10.00 a.m.



Tickets (£5) on sale from Box Office 01484 225755 or online



We have twenty-six great bands entered for this contest; it should be a fantastic day of music, so come and enjoy it!


GROUP C  - ADJUDICATOR IAN BROWNBILL

Golcar

Hade Edge B

Thurlstone

University of Nottingham


GROUP B – ADJUDICATOR IAN BROWNBILL

Deepcar

Dronfield Genquip

Eccleston

Friendly

Jayess Newbiggin

Lofthouse 2000

North Skelton

Swinton & District


GROUP A – ADJUDICATOR SANDY SMITH

Blackpool Brass

Dunston Silver

Durham Miners

Hade Edge

Horbury Victoria

Knottingley

Lindley

Marple

Old Silkstone

Ripon City

Skelmanthorpe

Skelmanthorpe Prospect

South Yorkshire Police

York Railway Institute