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National Brass Band Champions 2015 - Third Section.Houghton Brass have just returned from a very enjoyable and successful weekend in Cheltenham where we picked up the title of National 3rd Section Champions and best instrumentalist prizes. (See our National Finals 2015 page for more details)
HAT TRICK OF DLI WINS!The band were delighted to win first prize at the DCBBA Picnic in the Park contest at the DLI Museum, Durham on 5th July. This is the third year in a row we have secured the top prize in section B against other 3rd and 4th section bands.This marks an excellent run of form for the band with the 6th first prize win in all competitions since Tom Gibson returned as conductor in 2013.Earlier, the band won its section at the DCBBA League contest in February and also the entertainment contest in Wansbeck..The band also qualified as National Brass Band Northern Regional Champions in the 3rd section and represented the area in the finals on the 20th September in Cheltenham.Well done Tom and all the players in the band for achieving such an excellent run of results.