Brass Bands England’s BandSafe is an industry leading selection of tools, training and resources to help you manage your band in a way that safeguards all your members from harm and the band from possible reputational damage. A safer band will make a healthy atmosphere for all and should have the added benefit of increased membership, developing younger players and community linking.  


BandSafe is made up of several elements you can use to help you. Click on the link below to find out more about each element of BandSafe. 


  • BandSafe Toolkit - will help you write and understand your organisations safeguarding policy and has been developed in partnership with the NSPCC

  • BandSafe Training -  Also developed with the NSPCC this 3h workshop is tailored to the challenges you might face in a band environment. A must for all organisation safeguarding officers

  • BBE-held BOPA - this admin saving online will allow your band to comply with the need for Child Performance Licensing without getting swamped with all the admin. You will need to have completed the BandSafe Training and Toolkit in order to use the BBE-held BOPA. 

  • Free enhanced DBS checks - We can provide enhanced DBS criminal records checks for your volunteers 

  • Safeguarding advice - For any help with Safeguarding our staff team are available on the phone just give us a call.