News

19th February 2020
The National Association of Brass Band Conductors (NABBC) has announced that, for the fifth year, it will once again be holding its National Conducting Competition, with the Final taking place on 13 June at Eccles Town Hall following the Association...
21st January 2020
Brass Bands England (BBE) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Marie Bedford as a member of the Board of Trustees and its new Treasurer.
16th January 2020
Brass Bands England (BBE) is delighted to announce that it has doubled the number of organisations in membership since its latest round of Arts Council England (ACE) funding began in April 2018.
8th January 2020
Brass Bands England’s series of Development Events have been running across the country since September 2018, and we are continuing these series of events with a busy schedule of day-long training workshops throughout 2020.
2nd December 2019
In the run up to Christmas, BBE is getting into the festive spirit with a seasonal deal and celebration of banding activity at this special time of year!
25th November 2019
The RNCM and Brass Bands England are pleased to invite applications for their Brass Band Conducting Workshop in January 2020. Brass Band conducting has long been a male-dominated field, and with this opportunity we would like to open the doors to...
19th November 2019
Brass Bands England (BBE) is launching a new partnership with the National Coal Mining Museum based in Overton, Wakefield, aiming to celebrate the shared cultural history between bands and coal mining while also highlighting developments made in...
11th November 2019
  After the recent successful Brass Band Conference, held in Sale on 28 September, Brass Bands England (BBE) is to launch the first phase of its promised follow-up survey to find out the brass band community’s views on contesting.
24th October 2019
Brass Bands England is pleased to open applications to bands wishing to compete at the National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain on Saturday 28 March 2020.