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Brass Bands News

16th September 2020
Leading press photographer Lorne Campbell paid a visit to Brass Bands England (BBE) this week to capture some images of artefacts from the former Brass Band Archive, currently in storage at the organisation’s headquarters in Barnsley.
10th September 2020
Brass Bands England (BBE) is in close contact with the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) over the interpretation of the latest announcement on the Covid-19 Pandemic by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
7th September 2020
On Saturday 19 September, Brass Bands England (BBE) will present The Brass Band Conference 2020. This year's conference, delivered online, will feature a diverse range of speakers, workshops and awards on a programme designed to have something for...
28th August 2020
The organisers of the 2021 Butlin’s Open Brass Band Festival, to be held at Butlin’s Skegness Resort on the weekend of 8-11 January, would like to remind bands that the deadline for discounted entry is Monday 31 August, meaning that the £75 fee will...
26th August 2020
Next up in a series of online events hosted by Brass Bands England is a livestream with members of the British Army Music team. If you have ever wondered what it takes to be a musician within the British Army then tune in to this live session.
26th August 2020
Brass Bands England (BBE) has announced that Foden’s Band will represent England at the 2022 European Brass Band Championships (EBBC), scheduled to be held in Innsbruck, Austria.
21st August 2020
Brass Bands England (BBE) has released further advice for organisations considering a return to activity, in line with the most recent guidance for arts organisations issued by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).
12th August 2020
Your membership with Brass Bands England includes membership with Making Music and access to all their services. This month discover their popular online system that can help you organise your group.
6th August 2020
BBE hosted an Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Roundtable and now invites you to share your own experiences and personal stories.
5th August 2020
Registration closes this weekend (Sunday 9th August) for the next NYMAZ Big Brass Day youth workshop.
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.