Foyle Foundation Youth Fest 2024 (tickets) | Brass Bands England

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Foyle Foundation Youth Fest 2024 (tickets)

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Come and support the next generation of brass players at the first ever Youth Fest!

The National Youth Brass Band Festival, Youth Fest, is a brand new, non-competitive brass festival. The first event, the Foyle Foundation Youth Fest, is able to take place with special support from the Foyle Foundation as well as BBE’s regular funders Arts Council England.

This new event endeavours to inspire and engage young people in brass playing in an inclusive environment, encouraging personal development and progression.

Brass banders as well as those with links to band-leaders, bands and schools are encouraged to come along and support the next generation of brass players by buying a ticket or donating £5 to support the future of the event. Young family members with a potential interest in music-making are also highly welcome. This page is where you can book your tickets for the event - for further general event information, please visit our Youth Fest web page.

Who can I hear?

Audiences can visit the morning session to enjoy three bands perform from 10.30am - 12.30pm:

Meltham Primary School, BDAT Brass

An afternoon ticket will give listeners access to performances from four bands from 1.30pm - 4pm:

St Nicolas CofE, Maybury Primary, City of Hull Youth Band, Sheffield HUB

Each session will also include an additional participants workshop from BBE's Brass Foundations team of tutors, which audience members will also be able to attend.

Tickets or donations

*Half Day ticket: £5, Under 18s FREE

*Please note you will have to specify whether you would like a ticket for morning or afternoon
Day tickets: £8, Under 18s FREE

*If you cannot attend the event but would like to help support it to continue, you can also use this form to make a £5 donation.

**Please note that our booking system will ask if you are a member of a band. If you are not, please type n/a in this field. Our system only allows for one order at a time, so if you need a combination of tickets that isn't listed, please submit a second order.

Advance ticket booking will close at 9am on Monday 24 June. Tickets purchased will be collected from the desk at the entrance on the day of the contest, under the name you provided when purchasing online. Tickets will also be available on the door on the day however advanced booking is advised.

Further information

A soft drinks bar will be available at the venue, there are a variety of local amenities near by to purchase food


June 28th, 2024 from 10:00 AM to  5:00 PM
The Civic
Hanson Street
Barnsley, S70 2HZ
United Kingdom
Morning (10.30am) - Half day ticket £5.00
Afternoon (1.30pm) - Half day ticket £5.00
U18 £0.00
Full day ticket £8.00
Donation only £5.00
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