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Brass Bands News

1st June 2016
BBC Music Day is a UK-wide celebration of everything we love about music with the aim of bringing people from different generations and communities together. It returns bigger and better for 2016 with Duran Duran and Laura Mvula live at Eden, Travis...
31st May 2016
A collection of 300 players from four brass bands across South East Northumberland will perform together for the first time at the Northumberland Miners’ Picnic at Woodhorn on Saturday 11 June, 2016.
17th May 2016
On Saturday 7th May, around 150 musicians, representing a total of 14 brass bands, gathered in sunny Sheffield in a Brass Bands England spectacular. The event was co-ordinated by Brass Bands England’s Senior Liaison Officer, Rachel Veitch-Straw, as...
5th May 2016
What a finish to the 'Europeans' on Sunday afternoon! The European Youth Brass Band (EYBB) did a concert before the presentations for the Youth Contest and their closing piece, an arrangement of 'Thrift Shop', had the audience clapping along with...
26th April 2016
Music Net presents Mike Oldfield’s classic album performed live in the spectacular setting of St Peter’s Church by Tubular Brass - a 28-piece brass band featuring some of the UK’s finest players. Plus their world premiere performance of Mary Casio...
18th April 2016
Wow, what a day at the RNCM in Manchester yesterday! The first bands arrived at around 8.00am and the day finished with the presentations for the Championship section which concluded at 8.30pm. Both halls were packed for most of the day and the...
9th April 2016
We are pleased to announce further details of the 2016 National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, to be held at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester on Sunday 17 April 2016.
22nd February 2016
As many of you will remember, the Boxing Day floods caused havoc across many parts of the country including Hedben Bridge in West Yorkshire. Unfortunately, Hebden Bridge Junior Band lost their home as well as a large quantity of cases, music,...
22nd February 2016
Brass Bands England have been given an exclusive ticket offer for Dark Arteries, Rambert’s dance work with brass band music at its heart! From 23 - 25 February, the Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band will be joining Rambert’s dancers on stage at...
18th February 2016
Awards for Young Musicians are currently inviting applications from instrumentalists aged 5-17 to join their 2016 Awards Programme. They help musically talented young people, from lower-income families, overcome the barriers they face in music-...
10th February 2016
Brass Bands England are in the process of preparing for the National Youth Brass Band Championships 2016! The event will be held on 17th April 2016 at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester and we would like to offer you the opportunity to...
18th December 2015
Entry details and an information pack are now available for the 2016 National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, to be held at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester on Sunday 17th April 2016.