News

4th August 2020
The results of a set of investigations into the release of respiratory aerosols by brass instruments has been released by Brass Bands England (BBE) as a preprint, having been submitted for peer-review.
22nd July 2020
The National Association of Brass Band Conductors (NABBC) holds its AGM and appoints new members to the Executive.
22nd July 2020
Your membership with Brass Bands England includes membership with Making Music and access to all their resources. This month they talk about the range of digital recording and performance guidance they have created to help you.
15th July 2020
Brass Bands England (BBE) are to launch a new radio show hosted on Brass Band Radio. The programme will feature members of the BBE staff team, trustees and guests discussing everything brass banding!
13th July 2020
As banding activity continues to be limited during the Covid-19 Pandemic, Brass Bands England (BBE) is focusing efforts on supporting bands financially through this difficult time with access to new funding opportunities, and webinar support...
12th July 2020
Since the announcement by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on Thursday 9 July, prohibiting gatherings of non-professional brass, wind and singing groups, including brass bands, a considerable number of opinions have bee
9th July 2020
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has tonight (9 July) issued a press release and new guidance for people wh
7th July 2020
  Brass Bands England (BBE) has announced the first winners of the free monthly contest “Brass for Brass”. Enter the June competition to try to win.  It’s all for free! 
30th June 2020
This advice is issued in response to the Government's announcement of the relaxation of lockdown measures announced on 23 June 2020 and effective from 4 July 2020.
30th June 2020
The organisers of the Butlin’s Open Brass Band Festival have announced further details of the 2021 event, to be held at Butlin’s Skegness Resort on the weekend of 8-11 January.   
18th June 2020
Brass Bands England (BBE) has launched the next part of the Brass Band Contesting Survey currently in progress. This part covers the purpose, process and rules of registration.