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Brass Bands News

15th December 2016
It has been Astley Youth Band's dream, for many years, to build a Community Hub which will house a Bandroom, with all the necessary storage and rehearsal facilities, to build a secure future for the bands and the people in the local area. Well, it’s...
15th December 2016
After an arson attack caused severe damage to an Oxted band hut, the band were left searching for a new temporary home. About 20 percent of the building was damaged by fire and the rest of the building was damaged by smoke.
8th December 2016
On Tuesday 6th December, bass legend, Shri Sriram won the BASCA British Composer Award in the Wind Band/Brass Band section for his project "Just A Vibration", where Indian music meets the traditional brass band. Shri is currently working on his next...
30th November 2016
Entry details and an information pack are now available for the 2017 National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, to be held at the University of Salford on Sunday 2nd April 2017.
16th November 2016
We have now finalised our agenda for the AGM and a full day of activity has been scheduled — starting at 9.30am with registration followed by an official welcome by Frank Renton. The keynote speaker for the event is Howard Snell.
26th October 2016
Foden's have announced that an application to the Heritage Lottery Fund for a Heritage and Digital Project for £26,400 against a total project cost of £35,520 has been accepted with work starting in December 2016 and a finished timeline of March...
17th October 2016
We have now sent out our conference invites to our members and contacts but if you haven't received one, here is one for you. Brass Bands England are hosting the first Brass Band Conference at the Bridgewater Hall, in Manchester, on Saturday the 3rd...
11th October 2016
Following the success of their first course back in June, the North East Midlands Youth Brass Band (NEMYBB) is delighted to announce a partnership with the Nottinghamshire Music Hub ensuring the future of the band until the end of 2017.
29th September 2016
Loxley Silver Band are very pleased to announce that they are now being funded by the PRS for Music Foundation Open Fund. The PRS for Music Foundation award will allow Loxley Silver Band to perform and record a new Barry Gilbey composition.
14th September 2016
Music Net presents Mike Oldfield’s classic album performed live in the spectacular setting of Leeds Grand Theatre’s Howard Assembly Room by Tubular Brass - a 28-piece brass band featuring some of the UK’s finest players. Plus their performance of...
8th September 2016
Brass Bands England will be hosting a Brass Band Conference at the Bridgewater Hall, in Manchester, on Saturday the 3rd of December 2016. Your opinion counts and is very important to us and to encourage this feedback the conference has been...
1st September 2016
Are you committed to the support and promotion of brass bands in England? We are looking for two new trustees who can use their experience and expertise to help to accelerate the organisation’s growth and effectiveness.