News

1st December 2020
  Brass Bands England (BBE) has announced the latest implications for brass bands in relation to guidance issued by the Government over the ending of the most recent nationwide lockdown.  
24th November 2020
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17th November 2020
  Next up in the fortnightly Brass Bands England webinar series is an illustrated talk by Percussion soloist Simone Rebello.
13th November 2020
Brass Bands England (BBE) has announced that Sam Fisher is the successful candidate in the search for the first dedicated Safeguarding Officer with responsibility for the organisation and administration of the organisation’s groundbreaking BandSafe...
10th November 2020
Crowdfunder and Brass Bands England have teamed up to launch #SaveOurBrassBands, a new national campaign to save hundreds of UK Brass Bands struggling to survive the Covid-19 pandemic. Campaign details were revealed at the recent Brass Band...
10th November 2020
NABBC relaunches as the Brass Band Conductors' Association (BBCA)
3rd November 2020
Next up in the fortnightly Brass Bands England webinar series, the BBE team are joined by IVE Associate, Sophie Hunter, to look at the future of the sector.
28th October 2020
The National Association of Brass Band Conductors (NABBC) is set to relaunch with a new name and new branding. NABBC President Russell Gray will make the announcement at the Brass Bands England online webinar ‘Keep Calm and Carry on Banding’ on...
22nd October 2020
Brass Bands England is seeking to appoint a number of talented individuals in a range of newly-created roles. The creation of these roles has been made possible by the £227,189 awarded as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund...
21st October 2020
Making Music is delighted to have teamed up with a host of companies to offer BBE members discounts to help make your band’s return to in-person music-making easier.
20th October 2020
Next up in the fortnightly Brass Bands England webinar series is an invaluable session led by Musical Director of Downshire Brass Michael Alcorn.