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Borris Oppliger conducting Foden's Band
20th March 2023
Enter the BBCA conducting competition by 13th April.
12th March 2023
The structure of Music Education in England is changing, and Arts Council England wants your opinion.
Audience in large dark hall with purple light emanating from stage
6th March 2023
Want to work on our new Elevate programme? Here's everything you need to know about the new collaboration opportunity for artists and brass bands.
Five teachers hold their cornets
27th February 2023
Brass Bands England’s summer campaign #PromsInThePlayground is back!
Tickets for the Brass Band Conference 2023 are now on sale! Share, learn from and network with fellow banders from across the country
27th February 2023
The Brass Band Conference is an annual event and awards ceremony providing an unmissable opportunity for brass banders from across the country to learn, share and network.
The Brass Bands England Awards are now open to nominations until Saturday 13 May
27th February 2023
BBE is proud to recognise those individuals and organisations in the banding world that have made an exceptional contribution to brass banding.
The new Elevate programme will bring collaboration opportunities for brass bands
14th February 2023
BBE has announced details of its new collaborative programme - ‘Elevate’ - designed to bring together brass bands and artists to create and learn together across a nine-month partnership.
Norman Jones Trust to close
7th February 2023
BBE announces the closing of the Norman Jones Trust, following the distribution of the final funds to band projects, and the appointment of a new Fundraising Manager to support bands.
BandSafe training
7th February 2023
BBE has announced a new set of BandSafe training dates following the appointment of a new Safeguarding Officer. 
Players from Youth Champs 2022 take part in the wand workshop for conducting
7th February 2023
Bands and audience members have the chance to participate in a number of free workshops at Youth Champs next month.
Brass Band Conducting Competition Logo
1st February 2023
The Brass Band Conductors’ Association's 2023 Conducting Competition is now open for video entries.
Two women with brown hair and wearing black tops with blue lanyards siting in front of a sign that read's "We're changing the face of English Brass Bands"
31st January 2023
Our updated offer to our community of over 500 member organisations encompassing over 600 bands across England, Scotland and Wales.