On Saturday 22nd September the Senior Corps travelled up to Widnes to compete in the DCUK British Championships. The day began with a morning rehearsal at Wade Deacon High School before heading over to the Select Security Stadium which has been the venue to host the Championships since 2013.
The corps first performed in preliminaries in the afternoon and placed in first with a score of 85.250. A couple of hours later the corps headed back into warm ups to prepare for the evenings finals competition.
The audience gave all the members a great reception for the last performance of 24601 – A Les Miserables Story on home soil.
At retreat we were crowned the 2018 British Drum Corps Champions with a score of 86.80 picking up High Brass (Field Music), High Colour Guard (Auxiliary), High Visual and High Effect.
This marks the Senior Corps 7th British Drum Corps Championship title and as an organisation our 15th British Championship title within DCUK & WGUK.
Next stop is the Drum Corps European Championships in Kerkrade next Saturday. We will be heading out on Wednesday for a couple of days rehearsal before.