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Brass Bands News

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18th September 2021
Make sure to use your BBE Member discount when purchasing your test-piece.
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18th September 2021
Read the stiry of Tidworth Army Band as they begin their public duties changing the guard in both London and Windsor.
The Brass Band Conference 2021 Improving Our Art
14th September 2021
Live-streamed on Saturday 25 September and free to access by all. Find out the full line-up of speakers here!
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14th September 2021
A new role will support bands to become more financially sustainable - and applications for the position are still open!
Grey sword in front of sky with lightening bolts and text which reads "Excalibur Colin G. Dance Grade 3.5"
12th September 2021
BBE member Colin G Dance has had his work 'Excalibur' selected as the 3rd Section test piece for the finals of the National Brass Band Championships in Germany in 2022. Find out more about his catalogue of work.
12th September 2021
“Surtaal Celebrates” is the exciting new musical fusion project by Grimethorpe Colliery Band, composer Liz Lane and RSVP Bhangra.
6th September 2021
Brass Bands England (BBE) is delighted to announce a new partnership with Besson, strengthening the return of the National Youth Championships in 2022. At the event, which will take place at Corby Business Academy on 26-27 March, Besson’s...
Better banding for all
25th August 2021
We are looking for committed and enthusiastic individuals to join our board. Could this be you? Get in touch with us now!
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23rd August 2021
Don't miss your chance to attend the European Brass Band Championships in Birmingham in 2022! Gain priority booking in the £1 BBE TIcket Lottery. Here's the full programe...
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18th August 2021
A group of talented young brass players will unite to form a new 'National Universities Brass Band', which will present a series of free concerts in and around Sheffield over the bank holiday weekend.
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18th August 2021
Join the BBCA for a chance to network with other conductors, meet the Exec, and be the first to hear the results of the national Conducting Survey. Register for your place now.
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17th August 2021
Following the success of the first six months of this ground-breaking brass education programme, we are thrilled to announce that BBE Brass Foundations has been extended until July 2022!