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Brass Bands News

4th February 2021
The European Brass Band Association has announced that the 2022 Championships are to be held at Symphony Hall, Birmingham. The Championships will be hosted by Brass Bands England.
27th January 2021
If you’ve been thinking about enrolling onto the BandSafe training programme, this session will offer a helpful overview of what to expect, plus will look at writing your safeguarding policy and how to use the BBE national BOPA.
22nd January 2021
This week, BBE member organisation Kinetika Bloco is celebrating their 21st birthday by sharing successes, challenges and experience from various projects along the way.
20th January 2021
We're pleased to have teamed up with the Brass Band Conductors' Association (BBCA) to offer free support to aspiring or early-career conductors.
20th January 2021
What should be the focus of the next Big Brass Day? Young brass players aged 11-18 are invited to share their ideas for the focus of the next virtual youth workshop, to be scheduled for March 2021.
20th January 2021
We are pleased to announce that we have expanded the BBE team in order to support more players, bands and communities with practical advice and creative resources for banding.
20th January 2021
The #SaveOurBrassBands campaign has hit another funding milestone with over £140,000 now being raised to support the mission of brass bands across England.
14th January 2021
We're pleased to announce the successful candidates in our recent search for five Youth Development Brass Specialists, working as part of our new Brass Foundations education project.
8th January 2021
Durham BRASS Festival is delighted to offer two new commissions for deaf/disabled artists for BRASS 2021 (to take place between 9-18 July 2021), and invites expressions of interest.  The deadline for applications is Monday 18 January 2021, 12 noon.
19th December 2020
  The Government has announced new Tier 4 restrictions on 19 December, applicable from Sunday 20 December. 
18th December 2020
Brass bands saw their main source of income disappear in an instant when they had to stop putting on performances in March in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
18th December 2020
Throughout 2020 many have neglected their instruments without the motivation to practice, so the New Year is the perfect time for a fresh start!