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NYBBGB appoints Interim Administrator

The music educator, teacher and conductor, Alun Williams has been appointed interim administrator of the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain with immediate effect. The appointment, which also includes administration of the National Children’s Brass Band of Great Britain, follows the tragic passing of the ... read more

Yorkshire Regional judges announced

The schedule and adjudicators for the Yorkshire Regional Brass Band Championships 2019 has been announced:Date: Saturday, 7th March, 2020Time: Commence 9.15amVenue: Huddersfield Town Hall, Huddersfield, West YorkshireFourth Section: Adjudicators: Duncan Stubbs and Richard MarshallTest-piece: Neverland - Christopher BondSecond Section: Adjudicators:  David Hirst and Sarah Groarke-BoothTest-piece: The ... read more

100th Spring Festival 2020

The organisers of the British Open Championship are pleased to announce the test-pieces for the Spring Festival to be held at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens on Saturday 9th May. 2020 sees the 100th Spring Festival event – a landmark in the history of one of the ... read more


  • CD: Metropolis 1927

    Metropolis 1927 - Peter GrahamBlack Dyke BandConductor: Dr. Nicholas ChildsTrumpet: Philip CobbTrombone: Peter MooreNarrator: Dale GerrardNaxos: CD8573968 Black Dyke Band’s latest CD release ... read more

  • CD: Regionals 2019

    Regionals 2019Desford Colliery BandCory BandVirtuosi GUS BandBlack Dyke BandFoden’s BandDOYEN: CD387 With this year’s contest season now underway, this release will not ... read more