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 Two images of Alex, on the left she is on a CBeebies stage holding her hand to her ear, on the right she is wearing a blue jumper and holding her cornet
30th January 2023
This year’s Youth Champs will be hosted by popular television presenter Alex Humphreys.
Line of girls playing brass insturments, they are wearing red sweatshirts and black trousers or skirts
20th January 2023
On Friday 20 January representatives from Britain’s youth brass bands gathered virtually for the Draw for this year’s Youth Champs. See what time your favourite bands are playing.
Two BBE team members sit at the welcome desk of the Brass Band Conference 2022
10th January 2023
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European Brass Band Championships 2023
10th January 2023
Tickets for the ambitious, large-scale EBBC 2023 to launch on 25 January.
Brass Band Conductors' Association
9th January 2023
The BBCA is excited to be working with the UniBrass Foundation as part of their annual contest, this year at Warwick Arts Centre on Saturday 11 February.
A youth player from last year's Youth Champs
9th January 2023
Only two places remain available to perform in the ABRSM Championship section and only one place in the Performance section. The non-competitive Besson Prodige Showcase section has the capacity for more bands to attend the event.
Heritage Quay welcome desk is a large black rectangle with a large Q on the front in white
5th January 2023
Join us for the opening weekend of the Brass Bands Archive at its new home at the University of Huddersfield.
Call for contributors for the Brass Band Conference 2023
5th January 2023
Your chance to share your work at this year’s conference.
Spring training and events from Brass Bands England
5th January 2023
With returns to band rehearsals and a new school term upon us, now is the perfect time to register for one of Brass Bands England’s (BBE) training and networking events.
Young Composers Competition
20th December 2022
In celebration of its 15th anniversary year, Newmoon Insurance Services Ltd. has announced a new young composers competition in partnership with Brass Bands England.
Brass Bands at Christmas Crowdfunder campaign
20th December 2022
Many of our member bands took up the challenge to raise funds over the festive period by joining our #BrassBandsAtChristmas campaign, to support a range of projects as well as cover the costs of maintaining a brass band.
BBE annual Christmas shutdown begins 5pm Friday 23 December
19th December 2022
We would like to take a moment to let our members know that the BBE office will be closed over the Christmas period.