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1st March 2024
Following a successful recruitment exercise seeking interested candidates between the ages of 18-25, two new ‘young’ trustees will be joining the BBE Board.
The BBE Awards 2024 are now open for nominations
21st February 2024
BBE is proud to recognise those who have made an exceptional contribution to brass banding, which is why the Brass Bands England Aards 2024 are now open for nominations.
20th February 2024
Last year BBE Members took part in the annual membership survey, providing feedback that will go into shaping the future of BBE's work - now we share those results.
20th February 2024
BBE Members Drum and Brass see ACE Funding success for new project
20th February 2024
#PromsInThePlayground scheme returns for 2024
19th February 2024
The third round of applications for our collaborative programme - ‘Elevate’ - is now open.
Boris Oppliger conducting the Fodens Band
19th February 2024
Enter the Brass Band Conductors’ Association’s conducting competition by 11 April 2024 and you could be conducting Hammonds and possibly Foden’s!  
BBCA logo
12th February 2024
The BBCA gives conductor feedback at Unibrass 2024
8th February 2024
A new opportunity to join the BBE Team as a part-time Projects Coordinator.
Elevate, the new development programme that pairs artists with bands
8th February 2024
BBE has announced the successful artist and band pairing for the second round of its artistic programme ‘Elevate’.
The BBCA conducting competition logo - a hand holding a baton
1st February 2024
The Brass Band Conductors’ Association's 2024 Conducting Competition is now open for video entries.
Youth Fest, the brand new festival for youth bands of all standards
1st February 2024
Register your youth band for Youth Fest, the brand-new non-competitive event that celebrates participation in music.