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12th July 2023
Secure your seats for the world's premier brass band entertainment contest.
The Brass Band Conference, 7 October 2023, University of Huddersfield, a man looking at a cornet
11th July 2023
The full programme has been announced for this year’s Brass Band Conference, an unmissable opportunity for banders from across the country to learn, share and network.  
A black-and-white landscape photo of Malcolm Arnold
11th July 2023
The annual Malcolm Arnold Festival, taking place on Saturday 14 - Sunday 15 October, will feature the Championship Section Enderby Band as they perform a selection of Arnold pieces for brass.
Brass at the Seaside
27th June 2023
Brass Bands England (BBE) have teamed up with organisers of the ‘Brass at the Seaside’ weekend to offer a free Brass Foundations workshop this July.
Russell Gray, Ceremonial Mayor of Salford and Matthew Ryan receiving prize
21st June 2023
Flixton Band's Matthew Ryan wins the BBCA annual flagship Conducting Competition
20th June 2023
We are pleased to be able to offer a limited number of travel bursaries for this year’s Conference on Saturday 7 October in Huddersfield. Don't miss the application deadline.
Three young players stand with their instruments. In the bottom right corner is written Proms in the Playground
19th June 2023
#PromsInThePlayground will return from 3 - 21 July to fill school playgrounds across the country with brass music. Registering your event will mean you are included in the central PR campaign.
16th June 2023
Webinar - 18 July | 7pm  Why is going green good for buisness?  
14th June 2023
BBE has been awarded £15,000 from Youth Music to support the development of Youth Voice in its programmes.
The six tutors for UniBrass Band Camp 2023
13th June 2023
The UniBrass Foundation has announced the star-studded line up of tutors that will lead its third annual Band Camp this summer.
Youth Champs 2024 is now open to registrations from youth bands
7th June 2023
Entry for the National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain 2024, also known as Youth Champs, is now open to youth bands wishing to participate in the event.
Man and woman dancing infront of a brass band
6th June 2023
Get the date in the diary! The 46th Brass in Concert Festival, presented in association with World of Brass, Banks Group and Yamaha, sees the long-anticipated return of the event’s gala concert, World of Brass in Concert, plus a revamped ‘Aspire’...