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Brass Bands News

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16th July 2021
The Government has announced that Stage 4 of its recovery roadmap will begin on Monday 19 July. Despite the relaxations in specific COVID-19 mitigations, the legal requirement for bands to follow actions to minimise risks to members remains due to...
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14th July 2021
We are currently in conversation with the DCMS and hope to issue an update this week on Covid-19 regulations and guidance for bands.
Unibrass Band Camp 25 - 30 August
9th July 2021
UniBrass Presents “Band Camp”, a new exciting playing and social experience for university students, or anyone 18-25 not studying at university. This 5 night residential workshop will be based near Sheffield and musically led by David Thornton (...
Unibrass Band Camp 25-30 August
9th July 2021
The UniBrass foundation will benefit from new funding sources in order to deliver an exciting new playing and social experience for young musicians. The new sources of income will allow enhanced musical tutoring and a number of extra workshop...
1st July 2021
"It started early one morning on Thursday 6 May. The little red tardis was loaded up with boxes of pBuzzes..." our youth specialist Paul McLaughlin updates on us on his latest series of schools workshops
28th June 2021
The Brass Band Conductors’ Association (BBCA) is delighted to announce the winner of the 2021 online Brass Band Conducting Competition. 1st place goes to CJ Wu
Band Governance Bootcamp
28th June 2021
"Absolutely excellent, really informative, perfectly timed."
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22nd June 2021
Membership with Brass Bands England includes affiliate membership with Making Music, alongside access to all their services. Here the Making Music team walk us through their Charity Registration Service and tell us how it can help your band.
16th June 2021
It was confirmed by the Prime Minister on 14 June that Stage 4 of the roadmap to recovery will not take place on 21 June as planned. BBE, through working in conjunction with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), can confirm...
14th June 2021
The Brass Band Conductors’ Association (BBCA) is delighted to be able to announce the names of the four conductors who have been selected to go through to the final of this ye
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12th June 2021
Working with BBE’s Brass Foundations team, Warwick Music Group and Denis Wick Products have donated over £5,000 worth of free plastic mouthpieces for use with schools and youth bands with the aim of kick-starting banding after the disruption of the...
10th June 2021
The Brass Band Conductors’ Association (BBCA) is preparing to announce the finalists of this year’s online conducting competition.