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Brass Bands News

Line of children wearing red tops and holding cornets are holding their hands out towards the camera
28th March 2022
Featuring 27 bands, 386 young performers, nine free workshops and four sections, the Youth Champs made a spectacular return this weekend in Corby.
Artistic Development with Philip Harper
21st March 2022
Brass Bands England has announced the next dates for an invaluable opportunity to learn from The Cory Band Conductor Philip Harper.
16th March 2022
Know a young person who who wants to try out being a conductor at Youth Champs? The Brass Band Conductors’ Association is giving them the chance to do just that. 
14th March 2022
Legend Richard Evans presented with BBE Lifetime Achievement Award
8th March 2022
Brass Bands England (BBE) has confirmed the date for The Brass Band Conference 2022, the biggest learning and sharing event in the brass banding calendar.  
The European Brass Band Festival is written in the bottom left corner, cover a photo of the Symphony Hall in Birmingham
7th March 2022
The Music Comission of the European Brass Band Association have announced the three composers whose new works for brass band will receive their premiere performances at the final of the 8th European Composers Competition.
Members of BBE and EBBA at Birmingham Symphony Hall
4th March 2022
The BBE team were delighted to welcome the EEBA team to Birmingham in preparation for the European Brass Band Festival.
The Brass Bands England Awards 2022 text is written on a grey background with twinkling lights
2nd March 2022
Your chance to help us recognise those who have made an exceptional contribution to brass banding.
1st March 2022
Brass Bands England and the European Brass Band Association have announced that final arrangements for the 2022 European Brass Band Festival, to be held at Symphony Hall, Birmingham from 28 April to 1 May, are underway, with a final tranche of...
Paul Hindmarsh is presented with award in front of a brass band
28th February 2022
Back in 2020, Brass Bands England proudly announced that Paul Hindmarsh was the winner of the Brass Band Conference Lifetime Achievement at their online conference.
25th February 2022
Last year BBE initiative Proms in the Programme saw school children across the country hear a band perform in their school playground. Get involved this year!
25th February 2022
Brass Bands England is pleased to announce the adjudicators and compères of the resurgent championships.