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Band Governance Training Case Study - Denmead Brass talk about their experience.
We reflect on supporting the team at the Brass in Concert Championship to plan and promote their annual event at Sage Gateshead in November, as well as deliver an accompanying Elementary Programme of education work.
Support from Crowdfunder UK allowed Blackburn & Darwen Band raise a staggering £20k in just a 3 week period last Christmas. 
Support from the Norman Jones Trust allowed Anna Minear to reach out and inspire young people again into playing in a brass band by taking banding to schools and inspiring them to want to do more and join local brass bands.
Harting C of E Primary School in West Sussex has been engaged with the BBE team since January 2022 developing brass for the first time in their school.
There’s less than a month to go until Proms in the Playground, the Brass Foundations led initiative, returns. Find out about the positive impact the initiative has had on young players.
Support from the Norman Jones trust allowed several bespoke arrangements to be commissioned, showcasing the cross-genre performers and highlighting a diverse range of skills.
Middleton Band were one of the first bands to contact our then only Liaison Officer, Rachel Veitch-Straw, in 2013. They requested a meeting to discuss ideas and possibilities for the next 5 years.
Penrith Town Band agreed to host a networking event with a funding focus, in order to offer chance for bands in the Cumbria region to get together, share news and stories of successes, and hear about local and national funding opportunities from the...
Just a Vibration is an artistic, musical and ground-breaking project which is the brainchild of Shri Sriram, a renowned multi-instrumentalist and composer. He dreamed of bringing together the warm sounds of brass, traditional Indian instruments...
Network Meetings were created as a way of sharing local, regional, and national information around themes which bands have told us they require. The network aspect of the meetings offers bands the opportunity to meet and share experiences, highs and...
Following discussions with local bands in the Sheffield area, it was suggested that collaboration might be a way forward that would enable bands to flourish. Liaison Officer Rachel Veitch-Straw, with assistance from members of interested bands, set...