Friday 16 November 2018

Redruth succeed with new MD

On Saturday the 3rd of November 2018, Redruth Town Band competed in the 4thSection at the 72ndAnnual Southwest Brass Band Associations Annual Championship - Riviera Centre, Torquay. This marked their debut appearance under their new Musical Director, Mr Andrew Craze. A spokesperson from the band described the win, “After an early...read more

Friday 16 November 2018

BandSafe work showcased at NSPCC Annual Council Meeting

This October Heidi Bradley, founder of BandSafe, was invited to present at the NSPCC's Annual Council Meeting in London. Speaking as an ambassador for Brass Bands England in front of over 200 supporters of the charity, Heidi was asked to talk about her 'pioneering work’ in aiming to develop a...read more

Friday 16 November 2018

Changes at Crofton

Crofton Silver Band is pleased to announce three new signings to herald its arrival into the first section for the first time in the band’s 144 year history. On the back of excellent results at the National Finals and in the championship section at Bolsover Contest the band is delighted to...read more

Friday 16 November 2018

Foden’s Youth Festival is a Hit!

In 2016 Foden’s were successful in an application to Arts Council England through ‘Grants for the Arts’ for a ‘Three Year Strategic Music and Audience Development Plan.’ Included in the application was a plan to run a non-competitive Youth Festival. On Sunday 28th October the Festival was held at Sandbach School...read more

Saturday 10 November 2018

Gloucestershire provides free workshop day for 2019

The Gloucestershire Brass Band Association and Gloucestershire Music have joined forces to provide youth band leaders, conductors and local musicians with free training to help develop their skills. The free event will take place on Sunday January 6that Sir Thomas Rich School and will be led by conductor and composer Tom...read more

Saturday 10 November 2018

European Composers’ deadline approaching

The European Brass Band Association has announced that the closing date to submit applications for its 7th Composers Competition to be held as part of the 42nd European Championships in Montreux in Switzerland next year is the 1st January 2019.Eligible Composers are invited to submit an original composition for brass band...read more


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