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EARLY BIRD TICKETS - The Brass Band Conference 2022

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Event date

Starts: Saturday, 22 October, 2022 - 10:30
Ends: Saturday, 22 October, 2022 - 16:30

Event description

Share. Learn. Network.

The Brass Band Conference is back! This year Brass Bands England is delighted to present a hybrid conference packed with exciting workshops, talks and presentations. 

Early-bird booking is available ONLY for Brass Bands England Members. Not member yet? Why not join from just £25.

For a limited time only, tickets are available at a discounted price of £5, with the option to add on hotel rooms at a package price. Early-bird rate expires 12 August. 

Event speakers

Sessions will run from 10.30am - 4.30pm, with welcome teas and coffees and networking from 10am.

Meet the speakers! Click on each person below to find out more about them and how they’re contributing to this year’s conference.

Why should I attend The Brass Band Conference?

  • Meet and network with brass banders from across the country
  • Participate in high-quality workshops and presentations
  • Be part of the conversation - pose your questions to the panel discussing this year’s topic ‘What challenges do we face encouraging ‘Banding for Life’?
  • Celebrate the winners of this year’s Brass Band England Awards
  • Speak to the Brass Bands England team and our partners and sponsors with opportunities to book in 1:1 clinic sessions on the day

Getting there

The LifeCentre is a modern community and conference centre south of Manchester which is easily accessible by Car, Metro or Bus. It is well equipped with accessible facilities, including disabled parking bays, accessible toilets and hearing loop system. There will also be live BSL Interpreting in the main hall.

If you have any access needs or dietary requirements that we need to be aware of for us to support the event please email prior to the event.

Travelling to Sale? Thanks to our partners Rooms4Groups you can reserve a hotel room on Friday 21 October at Cresta Court Hotel alongside your early-bird ticket. The hotel is just a 10 minute drive away from the conference venue and room price includes breakfast.

Can’t be there in person? Tickets for a digital pass to view the Conference live-stream and session recordings by will be available to purchase in August, alongside non-members in-person tickets.

Sponsors and exhibitors

Meet our sponsors! There’s still opportunity to make the most of the sponsorship and exhibition opportunities available.

Ticket prices: from 12 August standard tickets will be available at £10 for BBE members and £20 for Non-Members.

Any questions? Just email our events team Sarah and Jess on


The LifeCentre Sale M33 4BP

Event fees

Early Bird Ticket (BBE Member): £ 5.00
Student Ticket: £ 0.00
Student (BBE Member): £ 0.00
Early Bird Ticket (BBE Member) PLUS Single Room @ Cresta Court Hotel: £ 85.00
Early Bird Ticket (BBE Member) PLUS Twin Room (Double Occupancy) @ Cresta Court Hotel: £ 100.00
Early Bird Ticket (BBE Member) PLUS Double Room (Double Occupancy) @ Cresta Court Hotel: £ 100.00
Full-Price BBE Member Ticket (13 August onwards): £ 10.00