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Results of the 2010 Butlins Mineworkers Championship

A fantastic result for the band at this years 2010 Butlins Mineworkers Championship held at Skegness

Second Place in the Third Section!!

After some hard work with Craig Patterson our MD, Hitchin Band put in a superb performance of the test piece "Diamonds" by Tom Moss.

Although when we first looked at the music we thought "How are we going to stand out playing that", Craigs interpretaion of the piece, coaching of the band and some individual hard work we put in a winning performance.
The cheers that went up when the announcement was made said it all.

Band Secretary, Tina Berwick, said:

"The band have put in much hard work on the piece over the past few months with players doing a lot of individual practice as well as together in band rehearsals! We feel the result has proven we have a band that is as good, if not better than many other bands around and we are looking forward to the regionals in March."

Full Results

Test Piece: Diamonds (Tom Moss)
Adjudicators: Alan Fernie and Lt Col. Chris Davis

1st Delph -- Jonathan Davies
2nd Hitchin -- Craig Patterson
3rd Amington -- Wesley Kendrick
4th Burbage (Buxton) -- Steve Critchley
5th Shirebrook MW Unison -- Mark Wilcockson
6th Pemberton Old DW 'B' -- Peter Ashley
7th Fulham Brass -- Simon Jones
8th Whitworth Vale and Healey -- CJ Bradley
9th Hucknall & Linby -- Paul Whyley
10th Watford -- Richard Graves
11th Tewkesbury Town -- Nigel Morgan
12th Stamford Brass -- Robert Prew
13th Hemel Hempstead -- David Klein
14th Maltby Miners Welfare -- Terry Clifford
15th Thoresby Colliery Youth -- Christine Gent

Highest Placed Mining Band: Amington Band