2022 British Open Solo & Ensemble Championships


Congratulations to the winners at this weekend’s British Open Solo & Ensemble Championships held at the Skegness Butlin’s Resort. There was plenty on show for the audience and adjudicator John Doyle to enjoy.  The Solo titles were awarded to Skye Stokes, Jordan Ashman and Stephen Lomas in the Junior, Youth and Open sections respectively. Meanwhile Shirland dominated the ensemble class with Shirland Youth Band and Shirland Band winning the group competitions. Plaudits are deserved by all those who took part and full results can be viewed below.

Junior Solo:
1. Skye Stokes
2. Millie Davenport
3. Robert Davenport
4. Rhys Stokes
5. Rowena Findlay Ashfield
6. Vivien Findlay Ashfield

Youth Solo:
1. Jordan Ashman
2. Edward Culpin
3. Jake Humphrey
4. Leonie Tissie
5. Rowena Findlay Ashfield

Open Solo:
1. Stephen Lomas
2. Jordan Ashman
3. Jake Humphrey
4. Edward Culpin
5. Andy Harris

Youth Ensemble:
1. Shirland Youth Band
(Evelyn Trow; Leonie Tissie; Millie Davenport; Robert Davenport)
2. Shirland Training Band
(Izzy Owen; Jocelyn Trow; Emily Toyne; Jack Toyne; Evelyn Hill)

Open Ensemble:
1. Shirland Band
(Colin Davenport; Dave Hill; Luke Newbrough; Jack Newbrough)
2. Witney Town Band Ensemble
(Sarah Ashfield; Rowena Findlay Ashfield; Vivien Findlay Ashfield; Luther Findlay Ashfield; Stuart Findlay)


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