In the words of Philip Morris, Director of Kapitol Promotions, "that is the end of the Finals Contests, now comes Christmas and then we start all over again".
Congratulations to all GBBA bands who started the contesting journey earlier in the year and have now competed in Cheltenham or London with the best of the rest.
Their finals placings are:
7. Lydney Town (Kevin Ford)
16. Cheltenham Silver (Nigel Galliott)
15. Stourport-on-Severn (Oliver Wilson)
2. City of Bristol (Bryn James)
Best Instrumentalist: Percussion Section, City of Bristol
6. Flowers (Paul Holland)
South West Area will be held over the weekend of 11/12th March 2017 at the Riviera International Conference Centre in Torquay. Contest secretaries are reminded to ensure that any change of Secretaries should be notified to Sue Oldfield firstname.lastname@example.org
Midlands Area will also be on the weekend of 11/12th March 2017 at the Civic Hall in Bedworth.