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European Brass Band Festival 2022

White text reads The European Brass Band Festival 2022, it is overlayed on a grey background with a rose logo made up of different coloured rings. Organiser logos BBE and EBBA, plus sponsors World of Brass and Geneva Group

Four days of brass banding events in the City of Birmingham!

The European Brass Band Festival 2022 will take place 28 April – 1 May in Birmingham, UK.

The festival encompasses a number of events, including the European Brass Band Championships, which will take place at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall on Saturday 30 April and Sunday 1 May 2022.

The festival programme will include:

  • Prelude: The Band of HM Royal Marines and National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain (7.30pm Thu 28 Apr, Town Hall Birmingham)
  • Concert with Grimethorpe Colliery Band and the European Composers Competition (7.30pm Fri 29 April, Town Hall Birmingham)
  • The European Youth Brass Band Competition (9am Sat 30 April, Symphony Hall Birmingham)
  • The European Brass Band Championships (2.30pm Sat 30 Apr and 9am Sun 1 May, Symphony Hall Birmingham)
  • Gala Concert with the Louis Dowdeswell Big Band and the Cory Band (8pm Sun 1 May, Symphony Hall Birmingham)
  • Competitors' Party (Sun 1 May, Symphony Hall Birmingham)

Plus further free events and performances!

When can I book for an EBBF event?

General ticket sales for all events will go on sale on Friday 10 December 2021. Please register for our mailing list to be alerted when sales open.

If you entered our early-bird Ticket Lottery, we will email you by the end of September to let you know if you were successful or not.

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