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By now everyone knows that due to Coronavirus there will be no Whit Friday walks or contests in 2020

But don’t despair ……………. A video of reproductions of Whit Friday Morning Walks and Evening Contests will be available to view this Whit Friday morning (June 5th) courtesy of Delph Band

Hopefully updates will be uploaded from this coming Friday  (May 8th) and will be streamed on this and other related sites  

WATCH THIS SPACE!

THE NEXT WHIT FRIDAY CONTEST WILL ON

MAY 28th 2021

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The greatest free show on Earth from Alex Irven on Vimeo.

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Please note :-

The suggestion that members of the community should play instruments or sing on the day is totally unrelated to this organisation or to the Saddleworth and Oldham Group of Contests. Please remember that if you do wish to play or sing, this should be within the confines of your own garden or surrounding area of your home and social distancing should be observed, unless of course Government guidelines change during the run up to June 5th

Results for WHIT FRIDAY 2019 – June 14th

MAIN RESULTS FOR DELPH CONTEST

1st – Brighouse and Rastrick 2nd – Hepworth  3rd – Milnrow  4th – Aldbourne  5th – Leyland  6th – The Fairey Band  7th – Chav Brass

Highest Placed Non-Championship – The Alexander Band   Best 3rd/4th Section –  Whitworth Vale and Healey   Best Local  Oldham Music Centre   2nd Best Local – Uppermill

Youth winners- Wardle Academy  2nd  Best Youth – Rochdale Borough Youth

 Best Saddleworth – Diggle ‘A’

Solo Prizes – Cornet, Euph, Basses and Trombone – Brighouse   Soprano – Hepworth

Deportment – Tewit Youth – Trophy for Conductor of the winning band is Dr David Thornton

For a full list of results at all contests visit www.saddleworthwhitfriday

SADDLEWORTH AND OLDHAM AREA CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS 2019

Brighouse and Rastrick     Runners-up :-  Oldham Band Lees     Third Place :- The Fairey Band

Local Winners :- Milnrow Band      Runners-up :- Marsden Silver     Third Place :- Uppermill

Youth Champions – Wardle Academy

(Thanks to Oldham Council and Saddleworth and Lees District Partnership)

Copies of 2019 magazine are still available price £2  for those who can’t wait for 2021! There are only a very small number left £4 by post to order contact rodgers@delphman.myzen.co.uk

SADDLEWORTH AND OLDHAM AREA RESULTS 2019

                    Overall Winners :- Brighouse and Rastrick     Runners-up :-  The Oldham Band Lees     Third Place :- Faireys

Local Winners :- Milnrow Band      Runners-up :- Marsden Silver     Third Place :- Uppermill

Youth Champions – Wardle Academy

THANKS

Thanks to Saddleworth and Lees District Partnership for funding the majority of the prize money and the essential stewards, toilets etc – also to Oldham MBC for their continued support in providing signage, parking cones, parking restrictions and road closures etc

Also for their support, advice and liaison throughout the year

 

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Major Sponsors

We are very grateful to all our major sponsors of the contest and if you would like to know more about them and their products/services please click on the links below. They make our contest possible – please use them if you can.

 

 

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