News

13th July 2020
As banding activity continues to be limited during the Covid-19 Pandemic, Brass Bands England (BBE) is focusing efforts on supporting bands financially through this difficult time with access to new funding opportunities, and webinar support...
12th July 2020
Since the announcement by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on Thursday 9 July, prohibiting gatherings of non-professional brass, wind and singing groups, including brass bands, a considerable number of opinions have bee
9th July 2020
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has tonight (9 July) issued a press release and new guidance for people wh
7th July 2020
  Brass Bands England (BBE) has announced the first winners of the free monthly contest “Brass for Brass”. Enter the June competition to try to win.  It’s all for free! 
30th June 2020
This advice is issued in response to the Government's announcement of the relaxation of lockdown measures announced on 23 June 2020 and effective from 4 July 2020.
30th June 2020
The organisers of the Butlin’s Open Brass Band Festival have announced further details of the 2021 event, to be held at Butlin’s Skegness Resort on the weekend of 8-11 January.   
18th June 2020
Brass Bands England (BBE) has launched the next part of the Brass Band Contesting Survey currently in progress. This part covers the purpose, process and rules of registration.
2nd June 2020
Brass Bands England (BBE) has launched the next part of the Brass Band Contesting Survey currently in progress. This part covers one of the most eagerly anticipated sections of the survey looking at the national competition.
2nd June 2020
https://chuffed.org/project/brassbandemergencyfundThe Brass Band Emergency Fund launched in March to raise money to assist member bands needing financial help with rent payments, contracted conductors and commitments to ongoing projects. So far over...
1st June 2020
On Saturday 19 September, Brass Bands England (BBE) will present The Brass Band Conference 2020 online.
31st May 2020
Trustees and staff at Brass Bands England would like to express our condolences to everyone affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic.