News

3rd September 2018
Brass Bands England (BBE) has announced a groundbreaking partnership with Making Music (MM) ‘the UK’s number one organisation for leisure-time music’, which means that all BBE members will also receive Affiliate Membership of Making Music as part of...
2nd September 2018
Brass Bands England (BBE) has launched the first of its new training and development programs designed to help brass bands at all levels to thrive.  ‘Artistic Development’ is the first to launch, led by top Musical Director Philip Harper.  
24th August 2018
  It is now less than two weeks until university students converge on Oxford for UniBrass’ ‘Brass in the Park’, but it’s not too late to sign up!
9th August 2018
Stockport Schools’ Brass Band (SSBB) have just returned from a successful tour of Belgium.
5th August 2018
Oxted Band from Surrey, has recently made a significant new investment to their bandroom.
1st August 2018
Brass Bands England [BBE] require a commercial videographer to capture footage of BBE's first Artistic Development Training Event, which we are holding in Bristol on the 29th September 2018 (further details to be announced very soon!).
9th July 2018
Brass Bands England (BBE) and Warwick Music Group’s Create a Buzz! competition has come to an end and the ‘Pennthorpe pBuzzers’, from Pennthorpe School in West Sussex (pictured above), have come out as the victors.
9th July 2018
The Stockport Plaza plays host this weekend, Saturday 16th June, to a celebration of the fine tradition of brass band music in Stockport with Stockport Schools’ Brass Bands (SSBB) marking its 40th year with a gala concert.
3rd July 2018
Brass Bands England is delighted to announce the results of the recent consultation on the future direction of the National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, in addition to full details of the 2019 event.
22nd May 2018
To those who played in the Famous Foden Band with him, or simply heard him play, Edwin Firth was by far the finest ever cornet player
21st May 2018
After the recent success of the National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain (NYBBCGB), which saw over 1,300 young musicians take part at Warwick Arts Centre, organiser of the contest, Brass Bands England (BBE), is to launch a wide-...
18th May 2018
This weekend 70 brass banders will be marching with 16 year-old Brooke Taylor through the streets of Manchester as ‘Brooke’s Barmy Army’, hoping to raise £22,000 for the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital (RMCH).