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25th July 2017
Through having new conversations with leisure-time music groups across the UK, Making Music is learning more about groups which play a wide range of musical genres. The project is called “Exploring Music Making” and they want you to get involved.
17th July 2017
Studio Lambert are producing a second series of the hit BBC Two show “The Big Life Fix With Simon Reeve”, an exciting and innovative science series that sees a skilled team of scientists, engineers and designers create bespoke technology for...
12th July 2017
Entry details and an information pack are now available for the 2018 National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, to be held at Warwick Arts on Sunday 22nd April 2018. The test pieces selected for the Championship and Intermediate...
11th July 2017
On Saturday 1st July, Stockport Schools Brass Band were visited by Brass Band England's Youth Forum. Supported by volunteers from UniBrass, they questioned young people about their motivations as to why they played in a brass band as well as why...
10th July 2017
Saturday 15th July, at the SHU Hubs in Sheffield, sees the culmination of three years’ work for Loxley Silver Band with their PRS for Music Foundation and Norman Jones Trust funded BINARY BRASS_ project collaboration with renowned electronic music...
5th July 2017
London is about to become the first city ever to host the World Para Athletics Championships and IAAF World Championship in one summer. England Athletics are keen to get all communities involved in creating a buzz around the Championships and are...
29th June 2017
isitors and traders alike had a wonderful day at the BrassEx exhibition last Saturday. The event, devised by Sheffield-based Foundry Studios, and supported by BBE’s Rachel Veitch-Straw, aimed to offer information, ideas, and support for all things...
28th June 2017
Friday 23rd June, saw 12 brass bands attend the first BandSafe seminar. Generously hosted, in Rochdale, by the North West Area Brass Band Association a total of 20 people attended the evening. Following the launch of BandSafe at the BBE National...
21st June 2017
Returning for its 11th year, Durham’s popular Brass Festival celebrates the best of brass across 10 days in one of the North East’s most stunning cities, Friday 7 - Sunday 16 July 2017. Organised by Durham County Council, this year’s festival is the...
20th June 2017
Last weekend saw the members of the North East Midlands Youth Brass Band meet to celebrate their first anniversary with a workshop day and concert. Membership has grown from 24 to 58 over the year and with funding confirmed for the next year,...
16th June 2017
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6th June 2017
The new hymn tune setting of Manchester, released to raised funds for the victims of the Manchester Arena attack, has raised over £1,000 in less than a week. Pennine Music Publishing, the publishers of the work have made the arrangement available...