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Brass Bands News

Woman standing on a field in front of a dark sky she is playing the cornet and wearing a long patterned dress
10th August 2022
Everything you'll need for your band this autumn... webinars, networking events, coaching, and essential training from BBE.
A male conductor's hands holding a baton, he is wearing a black jacket and a white shirt
8th August 2022
Free Conducting Workshop places this August - apply now!
Five brass players and a drummer stand on stage facing a large crowd, inside a venue with spotlights shining on them
5th August 2022
Time to celebrate - chance for audiences and performers to mingle at the Brass in Concert players' party, free after the event on 19 November.
28th July 2022
Across the first three weeks of July #PromsInThePlayground performances took place in schools across the country.
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18th July 2022
Find out where the next Youth Champs is going to be held, when it is, and how you can take part. Plus, some important new about EYBBC qualification.
Herman Finck
11th July 2022
In the new Brass Band Archive blog, one of the volunteers explores how a piano score found in a second-hand store led them down a rabbit hole into the life of conductor and Palace Theatre Music Director Herman Finck.
1st July 2022
BBE's Education and Development Manager Sarah Baumann shares her response to the refreshed National Plan for Music Education.
28th June 2022
Lancashire Music Hub’s ‘Brass at the Seaside’ returns to Lytham St Annes Bandstand, with musicians of all ages coming together to put on a magnificent show of brass.
A collage of moments from Bold as Brass
28th June 2022
Bold as Brass got off to a flying start over the weekend, with six bands performing to a packed-out audience.
Brass in Concert
27th June 2022
Get your tickets for the 45th Brass in Concert Championship, occurring on Saturday 19 November 2022. Tickets go on general sale tomorrow, Tuesday 28th June at 10am.
Book now for the Brass Band Conference 2022
22nd June 2022
Early-bird booking is now available only for Brass Bands England Members. For a limited time only, tickets are available at a discounted price of just £5.
Adults and children sitting down facing forwards and clapping
21st June 2022
This Saturday 25 June sees the Bold as Brass contest take place at The National Coal Mining Museum of England in Wakefield.