1932 National Champions

1932 Crystal Palace Champions News Paper Article
  • Catalog No: FBA00055
  • Materials: Paper
  • Date of Production: 1932
  • Ownership: Foden's Band
  • Location: Foden's Bandroom

On the 1st October 1932 Foden's became the National Champions held at Crystal Palace

Test piece was 'A Downland Suite' by John Ireland

Adjudicators were James Brier. Henry Geehl, Herbert Bennett


1st) Foden's Motor Works Band 

2nd) Black Dyke Mills 

3rd) Wingates Temperance

After the competition the evening concert involved the band yet again and the piece chosen to be played that night was “Labour and Love” by Percy Fletcher who died three weeks prior to the contest.