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The Brass Band Conference 2024: Creative Communities

Tickets for the Brass Band Conference are now on sale!

Event date

Starts: Saturday, 19 October, 2024 - 10:00
Ends: Saturday, 19 October, 2024 - 18:30

Event description

Share. Learn. Network.

The Brass Band Conference is back! This year Brass Bands England is delighted to present a vibrant conference day packed with exciting workshops, talks and presentations on the theme of ‘Creative Communities’. Everyone is welcome but exclusive discounts available for Brass Bands England Members, and there’s the option to add on a hotel room with your ticket.

For full information on the programme, speakers, and FAQ please visit our Conference homepage.

What’s in it for me?

  • Meet and network with brass banders from across the country
  • Participate in high-quality workshops and presentations, and join the conversation
  • Celebrate the winners of this year’s Brass Band England Awards
  • Speak to the Brass Bands England Team, our partners and sponsors
  • Book in 1:1 on the day session with the Making Music team

What about timings for the day?

The conference opens at 9.30 for registration, coffee and networking with talks, workshops, discussion sessions and performances running from 10:30 - 17.00. We’ll finish the day with a drinks reception - and all ticket holders are invited!

Download the conference programme

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

China Exchange is a unique event space in central London, in the heart of Chinatown. There is step free to the venue from Gerrard St. There is lift and wheelchair accessible toilets on each floor. 

NB: If you are making use of your free member place, please note that only one free place is available per BBE Member Band. Further tickets will need to be paid for at the Member Rate.

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


Transport: The nearest tube stations are Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus. We encourage everyone to use public transport to reach us where possible.

Travelling to London? Thanks to our partners Rooms4Groups you can reserve a hotel room on Friday 18 or Saturday 19 October at alongside your ticket at Zedwell Piccadilly Circus. The hotel is just a 4 walk away from the Conference Venue and room price includes breakfast. Email before the end of July to confirm your booking.

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

Any questions? Just email our events team on

Cancellation Policy is available to read here.


China Exchange London WD16JA

Event fees

BBE Member: £ 20.00
BBE Non-Member: £ 50.00
Young person (23 or under): £ 0.00