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2024 Welsh Open Entertainment Contest result

Ebbw Valley started their contesting year off in fine fashion as they retained their steely grip on the magnificent CISWO Miners' Challenge Cup with a fine Welsh Open victory in Newport.

A polished 'Welcome to the Circus' set saw them deservedly claim the £1,000 top prize for the second successive year, as well as secure the accolades for 'Best Tubas' and 'Best Trombones'. Their MD Gareth Ritter also went home once again with the Miners' Eisteddfod Cup as the winning conductor.

  1. Ebbw Valley Brass (Gareth Ritter): 196

  2. Wantage (Chris King): 195

  3. Parc & Dare (Dewi Griffiths): 194

  4. Llwydcoed (Joshua Ruck): 193

  5. City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) (Daniel Hall): 192

  6. Tongwynlais Temperance (Owen Farr): 190

  7. Tylorstown (Rob Westacott): 189

  8. Pontardulais Town (Paul Jenkins): 188

  9. Milton Keynes Brass (Matthew Brown): 186

  10. Filton Concert Brass (Gary Davies): 185

  11. Forest of Dean Brass (Martyn Patterson): 184

  12. BTM (Jeff Hutcherson): 183

  13. Lympstone (Nigel Seaman): 182

  14. Chapeltown Silver Prize (Colum O'Shea): 181

Adjudicator: Sheona White

Entertainment Prize judge: Sarah Hayward


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