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8th November 2023
Bold as Brass, a free-entry entertainment contest, returns to the National Coal Mining Museum for England next June.
7th November 2023
Last month saw The Brass Band Conference return, with 180 people gathering from across 80 bands at the University of Huddersfield for a day of networking and inspiring breakout sessions.
26th October 2023
BBE’s Annual General Meeting was held online on Tuesday 17 October, chaired by our Chair, Mike Kilroy.
Award-winning trombonist Isobel Daws poses for the camera. She has mid-length blonde hair and wears a hot pink suit.
25th October 2023
The organisers of Brass in Concert have revealed musical highlights for the Festival’s Friday night gala concert.
BBCA Chair James Holt presenting Conductor Award to Louise Renshaw
25th October 2023
A worthy winner from high calibre nominations.
20th October 2023
BBE has announced that the second round of applications for its collaborative programme - ‘Elevate’ - is now open.
BBE CEO Kenny Crookston (far-left) stands with two members of his band. He holds his medal up to the camera
18th October 2023
BBE's CEO Kenny Crookston was one of three players honoured recently by the Scottish Brass Band Association (SBBA), marking over 50 years of service to brass bands.
17th October 2023
These graphics break down BBE’s activity over the most recent financial year, from funding and turnover to membership.
Wychavon Festival of Brass
12th October 2023
Visit the Brass Band Conductors' Association stand on 4 November.
7th October 2023
BBE has announced the theme, date and location for The Brass Band Conference 2024.
Elevate is BBE's new collaborative programme
7th October 2023
BBE has announced the successful artist and band pairing for its innovative new programme ‘Elevate’. Director and Musician Jamie Fletcher has been paired with Freckleton Brass Band to produce a creative collaborative extravaganza of two of England’s...
7th October 2023
All the information you need to know for your day at the Brass Band Conference.