News

29th September 2016
Loxley Silver Band are very pleased to announce that they are now being funded by the PRS for Music Foundation Open Fund. The PRS for Music Foundation award will allow Loxley Silver Band to perform and record a new Barry Gilbey composition.
14th September 2016
Music Net presents Mike Oldfield’s classic album performed live in the spectacular setting of Leeds Grand Theatre’s Howard Assembly Room by Tubular Brass - a 28-piece brass band featuring some of the UK’s finest players. Plus their performance of...
8th September 2016
Brass Bands England will be hosting a Brass Band Conference at the Bridgewater Hall, in Manchester, on Saturday the 3rd of December 2016. Your opinion counts and is very important to us and to encourage this feedback the conference has been...
1st September 2016
Are you committed to the support and promotion of brass bands in England? We are looking for two new trustees who can use their experience and expertise to help to accelerate the organisation’s growth and effectiveness.
23rd August 2016
The University of Sheffield are researching the difference brass banding makes to a person. Once all stages of the research are complete, we hope to be able to share with bands data that will strengthen funding bids and help others understand the...
17th August 2016
If you’re a fan of the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain, you can make a real difference by joining the NYBB & NCBB Friends. This is an organisation set up for the mutual benefit of its members and of the two bands it supports.
28th July 2016
On Saturday 17th September, the Boltones are holding a charity concert at CreateBolton conducted by the one and only Richard Evans to raise funds for the Boltones. It is going to be a great night. The concert features the Boltones , an all-star...
26th July 2016
Last October, after receiving a small startup grant from their local “Staying Well” project, Elland Band began an initial 6-week pilot project offering a brass class aimed at “Adults”. The main aim of the pilot was to see if they could reach out to...
21st July 2016
It is the end of an era at Middleton Band as Bob Tresadern and Sylvia Risby have decided that the time is right for them to retire from playing after a whopping 65 years of service each. Both Bob and Sylvia both began their playing careers around...
20th July 2016
In January of this year, the musical Director at Loxley Silver Band set himself a weight loss challenge. Lee Dunkley confirmed: “My aim is to lose 3 stone by the end of July and whilst benefiting myself I'm very much hoping to benefit Loxley Silver...
13th July 2016
The Department for Culture, Media & Sport are running a fantastic competition during their #CreateUK week giving some young people the chance to spend a day behind the scenes at one of the UK’s most exciting creative companies.
12th July 2016
Restructured in 2012, Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checks are now called Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks. As part of your membership with BBE, you can request DBS forms to be checked and processed by BBE without an admin (saving £12.50...