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18th December 2023
As part of our National Heritage Lottery Funded work exploring the Brass Bands Archive, we're searching for an Outreach Delivery Partner to spread the stories and social history of the archive to children in Huddersfield through the creative arts. 
12th December 2023
The first round of BBE’s ‘Elevate’ programme will see Jamie Sophia Fletcher (Director) and the Freckleton Band produce a celebration of brass bands, drag cabaret and queer culture. 
Gavin has curley brown hair and dark glasses, he has his hands outstretched and raised, he is standing behind a lecturn with 'The Brass Band Conference' in bold white lettering on a purple background
5th December 2023
Brass bands in our society recently highlighted in speech by composer Gavin Higgins, as he called upon politicians to support music and the arts.
4th December 2023
BBE Updates band governance training for 2024
BBE's annual Christmas shutdown announced
30th November 2023
All you need to know about BBE's Christmas shutdown at the end of December.
The Making Music Platform: Manage your group’s admin in one central online system
29th November 2023
Making Music showcases the Music Making Platform, the online home of administration for your band.
27th November 2023
Considering taking on a trustee position for a brass band or other charity organisation? Learn the essentials with our Chief Operating Officer and Fundraising Manager.
The newest BBE membership benefit: an ongoing range of offers with ARC workwear
27th November 2023
BBE members to receive exclusive offers as Brass Bands England and ARC workwear join forces.
Arts Council England Funding application webinar
23rd November 2023
Zoom webinar: Understanding the new ACE funding applications guidance
A close up of members of the banding community networking at The Brass Band Conference 2023
22nd November 2023
Following last month’s announcement of the theme and date for The Brass Band Conference 2024, BBE can now share that London’s China Exchange will host the event on Saturday 19 October.
BBE is launching a new Climate working group which is open to applications
16th November 2023
BBE is launching a new working group to support its climate-related environmental responsibility.
Children playing brass instruments in a classroom
14th November 2023
The countdown to Brass in Concert is on, as workshops visit the North East.