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Brass Bands News

18th April 2016
Wow, what a day at the RNCM in Manchester yesterday! The first bands arrived at around 8.00am and the day finished with the presentations for the Championship section which concluded at 8.30pm. Both halls were packed for most of the day and the...
9th April 2016
We are pleased to announce further details of the 2016 National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, to be held at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester on Sunday 17 April 2016.
22nd February 2016
As many of you will remember, the Boxing Day floods caused havoc across many parts of the country including Hedben Bridge in West Yorkshire. Unfortunately, Hebden Bridge Junior Band lost their home as well as a large quantity of cases, music,...
22nd February 2016
Brass Bands England have been given an exclusive ticket offer for Dark Arteries, Rambert’s dance work with brass band music at its heart! From 23 - 25 February, the Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band will be joining Rambert’s dancers on stage at...
18th February 2016
Awards for Young Musicians are currently inviting applications from instrumentalists aged 5-17 to join their 2016 Awards Programme. They help musically talented young people, from lower-income families, overcome the barriers they face in music-...
10th February 2016
Brass Bands England are in the process of preparing for the National Youth Brass Band Championships 2016! The event will be held on 17th April 2016 at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester and we would like to offer you the opportunity to...
18th December 2015
Entry details and an information pack are now available for the 2016 National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, to be held at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester on Sunday 17th April 2016.
12th November 2015
“Intricate grooves and the massive sound of a brass band in full cry…” ‘JUST A VIBRATION’ brings together two distinct and diverse musical forms: Indian music and the traditional brass band.
5th November 2015
 City Success for Sheffield Brass Network. Ten Sheffield area bands, supported by Brass Bands England’s Senior Liaison Officer, Rachel Veitch-Straw, have been quietly building connections with each other and with the “movers and shakers” in
4th November 2015
Give It A Go success in more ways than one. In a bold development of their second Autumn Music Course, Sheffield Music Hub have taken steps in some exiting new directions.
19th October 2015
Details of the BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award 2016 are now available. This nationwide search for emerging young brass musicians provides performers with the chance to showcase their musical talents and progress with their future in music. Read more »
13th October 2015
Bands as far apart as Carlisle and Worthing are fizzing with ideas after the latest Brass Bands England events. In a first for the newly-appointed Brass Bands England Team, all three Liaison Officers were present at the Northamptonshire event,...