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Bold as Brass, a free-entry entertainment contest, returns to the National Coal Mining Museum for England next June.
Youth Champs 2024 will take place in the South of England. In an attempt to break down further barriers to participation, we have highlighted rules of participation which allow for flexibility when entering a group of young players into the contest.
Young brass players walk up a staircase with their instruments. They are smiling and talking. One of them wears a Stetson as a performance prop.
A new annual Brass Band Week is to launch in July 2024 with the aim of raising the profile of brass bands nationwide, with the first Week taking place from Saturday 6 - 14 Sunday July 2024.

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Gavin has curley brown hair and dark glasses, he has his hands outstretched and raised, he is standing behind a lecturn with 'The Brass Band Conference' in bold white lettering on a purple background
9th November 2023
Brass bands in our society recently highlighted in speech by composer Gavin Higgins, as he called upon politicians to support music and the arts.
4th December 2023
BBE Updates band governance training for 2024
BBE's annual Christmas shutdown announced
30th November 2023
All you need to know about BBE's Christmas shutdown at the end of December.