News

14th May 2020
Brass Bands England (BBE) has had a number of enquiries from member organisations regarding the possibility of restarting activity in the wake of recent changes to the Government guidelines. Following the Prime Minister's statement on Sunday 10 May...
4th May 2020
Brass Bands England (BBE) is to take its groundbreaking safeguarding training online for the coming months during the Covid-19 isolation and social distancing period.
1st May 2020
Brass Bands England (BBE) has launched the next part of the Brass Band Contesting Survey currently in progress.
28th April 2020
In this week's instalment of Brass Bands England’s (BBE) Development Programme Online, join composer Liz Lane as she leads a free one-hour session discussing the rewards and challenges of composing for brass band, including inspiration, creating and...
28th April 2020
The organisers of the Butlin’s Open Brass Band Festival have announced an extension to the ‘early-bird’ discount on entry fees for the 2021 event.
21st April 2020
https://www.bbe.org.uk/what-we-do/brass-band-contesting-surveyBrass Bands England (BBE) has launched the next part of the Brass Band Contesting Survey currently being undertaken. The survey is designed to find out your views on the current state of...
10th April 2020
Brass Bands England (BBE) has launched a survey to find out your views on the current state of brass band contests.
7th April 2020
In this week's instalment of Brass Bands England’s (BBE) Development Programme Online, Philip Harper is back to lead a free workshop interestingly titled ‘What on earth is my conductor doing?’ The aim of the session is to help you get to grips wi
1st April 2020
In the second week of Brass Bands England’s (BBE) Development Programme Online, Dr. Roger Webster is to lead a free workshop to help you with your practice at home during this period of isolation.
23rd March 2020
Due to increased isolation, more and more people are exploring the possibilities of teaching and creating music online. 
18th March 2020
As the Covid-19 emergency continues to escalate, Brass Bands England's priority is to support the brass banding community during this time of crisis. To see further details of the crowdfunding campaign, and donate to the fund go