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Brass Bands News

1st July 2022
BBE's Education and Development Manager Sarah Baumann shares her response to the refreshed National Plan for Music Education.
28th June 2022
Lancashire Music Hub’s ‘Brass at the Seaside’ returns to Lytham St Annes Bandstand, with musicians of all ages coming together to put on a magnificent show of brass.
A collage of moments from Bold as Brass
28th June 2022
Bold as Brass got off to a flying start over the weekend, with six bands performing to a packed-out audience.
Brass in Concert
27th June 2022
Get your tickets for the 45th Brass in Concert Championship, occurring on Saturday 19 November 2022. Tickets go on general sale tomorrow, Tuesday 28th June at 10am.
Book now for the Brass Band Conference 2022
22nd June 2022
Early-bird booking is now available only for Brass Bands England Members. For a limited time only, tickets are available at a discounted price of just £5.
Adults and children sitting down facing forwards and clapping
21st June 2022
This Saturday 25 June sees the Bold as Brass contest take place at The National Coal Mining Museum of England in Wakefield.
Boris Oppliger receiving Shield from Mareika Gray and James Holt
20th June 2022
Brass Band Conductors' Association Conducting Competition a huge success!
Silhouette of conductor leading a band with a red wash of lighting and text that reads "10 x chances to win!"
9th June 2022
To mark the launch of a new newsletter and revamped website, Brass in Concert is giving away ten pairs of tickets to this year’s event! Here's how you can be in with a chance.
7th June 2022
Join Brass Bands England and The National Coal Mining Museum on Saturday 25 June, as they celebrate the association between brass bands and coal mining with the return of the Bold as Brass Contest.
Brass Band Archive survey
6th June 2022
The BBE team are in the process of developing an evidence base to support funding applications that will support the future of the archive, and you can help us by completing the survey.
Brass in Concert - tickets go on sale June 28th
6th June 2022
Organisers of the Brass in Concert Championship have announced that the much anticipated ticket launch for the 2022 event will take place on Tuesday 28 June.
The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service
5th June 2022
Brass Band England is proud to congratulate two member bands Amersham Band and The Cory Band  who have been awarded Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.