News

14th March 2020
Update 16/03/20 17:30
13th March 2020
It is with deep regret that Brass Bands England (BBE) announces the cancellation of the 2020 National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, scheduled to be held at Magna Science Adventure Park in Rotherham on 28 March, due to the ongoing...
6th March 2020
The Department of Education is seeking views on Music Education to inform proposals for a refreshed plan for music education.
5th March 2020
The organisers of the Butlin’s Open Brass Band Festival have announced wide-ranging changes to the format of the 2021 event, which will take place at Butlin’s Resort in Skegness from 8-11 January. 
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!